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Program Development

Study Abroad Program Proposals
Faculty interested in submitting a proposal to offer a new or repeat study abroad program for J-Term 2017 or Summer 2017 should select and complete the appropriate forms from the list below. Proposals should be submitted via email to Dudley Doane at or by mail at P.O. 400165. Proposals will be reviewed by the Faculty Advisory Committee for Education Abroad (FACEA), the International Studies Office (ISO) and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Only complete proposals will be considered. Proposals require school and departmental endorsement. Questions about the proposal process and forms can be addressed to Dudley Doane at

Proposal Forms and Deadlines:                   J-Term 2017              Summer 2017
New Program Proposals                                  March 21, 2016           July 1, 2016
Repeat Program Proposals                              March 21, 2016           August 15, 2016
Decisions Announced                                     April 11, 2016*             September 1, 2016
*Due to the high volume of J-term proposals received, decisions will be announced by April 29

UVa Study Abroad Faculty Application (Required for faculty who have not led a UVa Study Abroad program.)

UVa Study Abroad Faculty Application: Department Chair Recommendation (Required for faculty who have not led a UVa Study Abroad program.)

UVa Study Abroad Program Planning: Logistics (This form is completed post-approval of a proposal by FACEA, ISO and Provost’s Office.)


The Forum on Education Abroad Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad


Faculty and Staff Training Dates:

J-Term and Spring 2016 program director, faculty and staff training - Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. with a make-up session on Friday, December 11, 2015, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Summer and Fall 2016  program director, faculty and staff training – Friday, April 22, 2016, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. with a makeup session on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Relevant Polices:

Signatory authority for academic program agreements,

Note: New semester study abroad proposals generally require 18-24 months of planning. UVa faculty interested in developing a semester study abroad program should contact Dudley Doane at after consulting with the appropriate Associate Dean for Academic Programs in their home school.