The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies supports U-M students who are engaged in learning about democratic transitions and examining democratic freedoms. Two major fellowships at the center support this mission and extend opportunities for students to study emerging democracies on campus and beyond.

Weiser Emerging Democracy Fellowships for Incoming Graduate Students

Fellowships for incoming graduate students who expect to focus their graduate work around the theme of “emerging democracy past or present.”

WCED Summer Fellowships

Fellowships for undergraduate or graduate students toward research projects or internships that engage the theme of "emerging democracies past or present."

University of Michigan Travel Policy

Effective 9/1/11, all U-M students traveling abroad for University-related purposes (i.e., participating in study, research, work, or volunteer programs organized or supported by U-M departments/units or for which U-M in-residence credit is granted) are required to 

  1. Register their travel in the U-M Travel Registry and 
  2. Buy U-M’s Travel Abroad Health Insurance. Students may also buy this insurance for personal or leisure travel abroad.

For information about immunizations and other travel-related health matters, see Travel Health Services.