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  Faculty-Led Exchange Affiliates
General description
These programs are offered during the winter and summer sessions and involve a UM faculty member teaching a group of UM students in a location abroad. These programs allow UM to “swap” students with partner institutions abroad. Students take classes at the host university and work with on-site advisers. These programs fill in gaps where UM does not have exchange programs. The cost is typically higher than exchanges, but on-site advising is provided.
Minimum GPA requirement
Cumulative 2.5 Cumulative 2.5, though some do require a 3.0 Cumulative 2.5, though many require a 3.0
Length of study
2 to 6 weeks 4 weeks to a full academic year 4 weeks to a full academic year
Cost
Varies based on what is included in program budget Based on cost of tuition at UM Varies based on cost set by provider
Housing and meals
Housing included in most cases. Check program web page. Not typically included. Ask adviser for additional costs. Included in some cases. Check program web page.
Independence
UM faculty member facilitates on-site activities and you travel with a group of students. Student selects host institution independently and may be only UM student at that location. Student selects host program independently and may be only UM student at that location.
Credit
Between 3 and 9 hours of UM credit, graded by a UM professor who teaches the course Between 6 and 15 hours of UM credit, graded by professors at the host Institution and credited to your UM transcript Between 6 and 15 hours of UM credit, graded by professors at the host institution and credited to your UM transcript
Deadline
Winter: Early November
Summer: Early April
Spring: Late October
Fall/AY: Late March
Summer: Early April
Spring: Late October
Fall/AY: Late March
Summer: Early April