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Advising

Start here!

If you’re interested in going abroad this summer but don’t know where to begin, we’ve got you covered.

Sign up for one of our Summer Advising 101 virtual group sessions. 

Run every Wednesday & Friday from 1:15-2:00pm, starting in November. We’ll go over everything you need to know to get started and help you navigate next steps. 

 

General questions about study abroad?

  • Visit the IPE office during walk-in advising hours throughout the academic year to talk to our peer advisors Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 1-4pm and Thursdays from 1-3:30pm.
  • For virtual walk-in appointments use this link to connect with a peer advisor. Available Mondays 1-4pm and Thursday 1-3:30pm

Note: Peer Advisors are available for walk-in advising until December 9th, they will not be holding any advising hours from the 9th until Winter term. 

IPE Advising appointments can be scheduled with IPE Advisors, virtual or in person!

Advisors listed below

Chiara Swain

International Programs Advisor/Coordinator

clazz@umich.edu

Schedule an appointment:

Advises For:

Semester Programs

  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas (UP Comillas) in Madrid, Spain
  • French American Exchange Program (FAME) at ENSEA in Cergy-Pontoise, France
  • University College Dublin (UCD) in Dublin, Ireland
  • University of Manchester in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand

Summer Programs

  • Engineering in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Engineering in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Engineering in Rome, Italy
  • Engineering in Paris, France
  • Engineering in Madrid, Spain

Other

  • Beyond U-M Study Abroad
  • Student Staff Supervision
  • CoE Students on CGIS Programs

Renée Saulter

International Programs Advisor/Coordinator

rndean@umich.edu

Schedule an appointment:

Advises For:

Summer Programs

  • Big 10 STEM and Irish Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Engineering in Sorrento, Italy
  • Engineering Laboratory Experience at TUB in Berlin, Germany
  • Undergraduate Research Program at RWTH Aachen in Aachen
  • Research at South African National Space Agency in Hermanus, South Africa (SANSA)
  • Aviation Summer Program, Multiple Cities, France

Other

  • Funded/Department Sponsored Travel
  • Incoming Exchange

Tiffany Komon

International Programs Assistant

komon@umich.edu

Schedule an appointment:

Advises For:

Semester Programs

  • Computer Science and Tech Career Accelerator in Prague, Czech Republic 
  • Engineering in Stockholm, Sweden

Summer Programs

  • Entrepreneurship in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Entrepreneurship in Porto, Portugal
  • Undergraduate Research Program at the University of Limerick, Ireland
  • Undergraduate Research Program at King’s College London
  • Engineering in Reykjavik, Iceland

    Prof. Aline Cotel

    Faculty Advisor

    acotel@umich.edu

    Virtual Office Hours:

    Tuesday 2pm-4pm (to meet with Prof Cotel during office hours, send her an e-mail to set up a Zoom call)

    Schedule an appointment:

    E-mail Prof. Cotel to schedule

    Advises For:
    • International Minor

    Diane Saran

    Assistant Director

    disaran@umich.edu

    Schedule an appointment:

    Diane is not taking appointments at this time

    Advises For:

    Other

    • Scholarships/Funding
    • New Program Development
    • Disciplinary Checks
    • Registration
    • Billing