All international programs/projects need some level of approval from Middlebury/MIIS. Prior to committing to an international initiative, you should consult the Program Approval grid to determine what level of approval is needed. Then refer to the Risk Approval Process chart.
Please refer to the Planning Checklist for New Programs Abroad to assist you in identifying issues about which you should be aware in your planning process.
Faculty and staff planning trips abroad should refer to the Pre-Departure Checklist for Faculty & Staff Going Abroad and the Protocol for Departments Sponsoring Students Going Abroad with College Funding/Oversight. If your program/project involves students, you and the students should refer to the Pre-Departure Checklist for Students Going Abroad.