Friday, January 19, 2018

Learn about studying sustainable development in India or Nicaragua at info session on Friday, Jan. 26

The University of Minnesota's Acara program is offering three-week global seminars this May to Nicaragua and India to learn about sustainable development. Attend the information meeting on Friday, Jan. 26 to learn more. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 9
Discover India or Nicaragua!

Learn how you could spend May session working on sustainable development in Nicaragua or India with the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment's Acara program.

Acara Global Seminars Information Session
Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
Noon-1:15 p.m.
Bruininks Hall Room 432B

About Design for Sustainable Development

Learn more about this exciting opportunity to explore urban and rural development challenges in Nicaragua or India through the eyes of entrepreneurs, local leaders, and communities.

These three-credit, three-week study abroad courses are open to University of Minnesota and non-University upper-level undergraduates (students with advanced standing—juniors or seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA) and graduate students.

Application deadline is Friday, Feb. 9, or until the class is full, whichever comes first.

Costs are expected to be between $4,200-$5,000 per student, not including spending money. Program fees do not include passport, visa, or required immunizations costs.

For more information on the Nicaragua program, visit the program website or contact Megan Voorhees at

For more information on the Bangalore, India program, visit the program website or contact

Institute on the Environment
University of Minnesota