Go-It-Alone (Institution-sponsored) Study Abroad Programs and Associated Risks

Go-it-alone (Institution-sponsored) study broad programs involve an institution owning or operating a remote campus or related program structure located outside the United States. Running this kind of study abroad program usually entails:

Given the high level of risk and financial commitment involved in running a go-it-alone study abroad program, virtually all pages on the IRC Web site are relevant to those charged with administering such a program.

Primary risks with go-it-alone programs (not an exhaustive list):

Related IRC sections: