Universities Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
The University of Maine is a member university of the USAC consortium. Professors from University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Member Universities have the unique opportunity to support the USAC mission and internationalize their home universities by teaching abroad. Visiting Professors establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study abroad on campus, diversify course curriculum, and develop international relationships for research and other purposes. For more information, visit the USAC website.
Semester at Sea
The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers the Semester at Sea (SAS) global study abroad program. With international headquarters located in Charlottesville, VA, ISE hires the faculty, staff, and professionals who travel aboard the MV Explorer each academic term as well as those who manage operations from the Charlottesville offices. For more information, visit Semester at Sea Employment.
Fullbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. UMaine contact person is Dan Sandweiss, Dean of the Graduate School.
Operation Wallacea offers research grants for faculty in environmental conservation.
Promotion of international exchange opportunities
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