Welcome to SPAN

SPAN, the Student Project for Amity among Nations, is Minnesota’s longest-running research and travel abroad program. SPAN offers undergraduates from all Minnesota colleges and universities an opportunity to conduct independent research on a self-chosen topic, while immersing themselves in a culture different from their own.

Summer 2021: London, England

Applications for London 2021 are currently open!  Spend six weeks abroad in a thriving, multicultural city with a long history!  The preparation period will begin at the start of June.  Students will be abroad from mid-July through the end of August.  Learn more about previous student experiences here.

For Students: Travel to London, England, in 2021. Find out what SPAN entails and how to apply for this unique program.

For Alumni: Reconnect with travel mates; meet the newest generation of student researchers. Volunteer and share your SPAN story.