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UWRF: Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching (COST)
Various, Locations (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: UWRF applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Fact Sheet:
Open to: College of Education student Internship Credits Available: Not available with this program
Program Description:
Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching (COST)

Program Overview:

COST is an association of fifteen colleges and universities that places education students in schools in foreign countries to fulfill student teaching requirements. Students first, complete nine weeks of student teaching in the USA, the overseas experience takes place during the second nine weeks. 

If you are adventurous, academically able, independent and ambitious, overseas student teaching offers an opportunity to broaden your outlook on the world and future professional possibilities. You will gain greater sensitivity to other cultures, a more informed perspective on the United States' role in the world, greater appreciation of your heritage, and increased self-confidence from having successfully dealt with new and challenging situations; qualities much needed in today's teachers. 
Student Teaching


Students can choose locations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia, North America, or South America.


Students fulfill their student teaching requirements.


A breakdown of the costs related to this program can be viewed by clicking on the “Budget Sheets” link (in the table at the top of this brochure) for the desired term.
Teaching Abroad

Photo Gallery:

Coming Soon: See what it's like to student teach in another country!

Housing & Meals:

Most accommodations are host families or independent housing. 

Travel Arrangements:

Airfare to and from Minneapolis to the location is included in the program fee.

Additional Information:

Classes are taught in English.

How to Apply:

Check out the information on How to Apply, then come back to this program’s brochure and click on the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 15-APR-2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2016 01-NOV-2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.