Office of International Programs


2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Competition is now Open!

2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Competition is now open! USM Campus Application Deadline is August 27, 2021.
Officials and students at first ever UMS Biliteracy event at USM

Bilingual Maine HS students honored at event hosted at USM

Graduating Maine high school students who receive the state's first-ever Seal of Biliteracy (acknowledging proficiency in English and another language), and who attend any school in the University of Maine System are now eligible to be awarded up to 8 credits towards college language courses. The announcement was made at a UMS event hosted by the University of Southern Maine. The event was covered by WGME13 news and Maine Public.
Kaylyn Madore and Leah Graves in Paris_study abroad at USM

Beyond Maine -- global adventures in learning

Study abroad is not simply an extracurricular activity -- in today’s global marketplace, it’s a necessity. USM students can do a semester abroad, or take a shorter faculty-led trip in countries spanning the globe from Iceland to China, and scholarships are available to help with costs.
USM update filming October 2018

'The USM Update' Oct. 1, 2018

On this episode of "The USM Update," we discuss how USM is preparing students today for the workforce of tomorrow, through investments in nursing and engineering; expanded career services and hands-on internship placements for students; and increased opportunities for students to gain global skills (and just how they're doing it).
Shaelan Donovan '18

A trailblazer, Shaelan Donovan '18 navigates her own path

Through her internship at the International Marine Terminal in Portland, to being USM's first student to study at Reykjavík University in Iceland, to working for a multinational shipping company, Shaelan Donovan '18 has been a beacon of success in pursuing new global partnerships.

Anju Roy's Study Abroad Year in Japan

Read about Anju Roy's amazing experience in Japan and her experience in the Tokyo Kimono Queen Contest.