The University of Minnesota–Twin Cities is located in one of the most progressive Hmong communities in the nation. Students in the Hmong program are able to utilize many opportunities from the Hmong community, as well as attend numerous Hmong events hosted throughout the year. Students are able to apply the knowledge they learned from these events to extra credit work as well as final presentations and papers.

Summer Medical Hmong Course

This online May-term course is designed for students and working professionals interested in learning the Hmong language in relation to the medical field. Click here for more information about the Summer Medical Hmong Course.

Study Abroad

After completing the full two years of Hmong language, students are able to register for the advanced Hmong course, which is currently planned for study abroad in Summer 2020. This course will be hosted in Kunming, China in partnership with the CET program.


The Hmong Studies Program Fund supports the Hmong Studies Program and may be used for study abroad program participation support, awards, activities, and other general program needs