International Support Services Overview

International Support Services (ISS) is a function within UMMS central administration tasked with supporting the administrative and risk management aspects of outbound international travel and educational, research and humanitarian activities. Key areas of support provided by ISS include:


International Travel

  • International Travel Registration
  • Destination specific health and safety advice
  • Visa guidance
  • Travel insurance and foreign malpractice coverage 
  • Emergency support while abroad

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International Agreements

  • Support in preparing international partnership agreements (MOUs, Affiliation Agreements)
  • Support in preparing documentation for international student educational experiences and faculty and student service experiences

Project Planning
Project Planning

  • Guidance for project planning and administration
  • Budgeting for a Foreign Project
  • Support in preparing project safety & security plans