Global engagement is for all
It is for our students, our faculty, our state, our nation, and our world. IU seeks to train the next generation of industry, government, academic, and civil society leaders; to generate research and knowledge that can help solve major global challenges; and to work in close collaboration with partners both locally and globally to improve our society. The Office of the Vice President for International Affairs promotes global engagement at IU across all aspects of the university’s mission.
IU’s Global Gateway Network
Our Gateway offices serve as portals that link IU students and faculty to opportunities around the world, and that connect internationally based students, alumni, and partners to IU.
Explore IU’s global engagement
We provide many programs and services that advance the international dimension of teaching, learning, research, and service at IU. Explore what we have to offer.
Latest global news
Journalists can find expert sources ready to discuss topics related to the novel coronavirus and its impacts.
The "Idea Sprint Weekend" led to initiatives to address issues such as the surgical masks shortage, grocery stockouts and displaced workers.
Scientists, clinicians and researchers are available to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on health, the economy, online learning and more.
Upcoming Global Gateway events
Through this platform we look forward to exciting new frontiers in regenerative medicine and share the successful and altruistic work of scientists in improving healthcare and the quality of patient l... Read more
Almost two centuries of global commitment
IU has long believed in a commitment to an international dimension of education. As we celebrate IU's bicentennial, we also celebrate nearly 200 years of global engagement. International partner universities sent their congratulations and best wishes for continued prosperity and engagement.
In summer 2020, study abroad, outdoor adventures, and alumni trips converge in Europe. The Grand Expedition builds on IU’s pioneering and continued leadership in overseas study.
These trips honor some of the earliest examples—if not the first—of overseas studies programs in the United States. Students and alumni are invited to register for this once in a lifetime experience.
IU's Rich history of global engagement
From 1836 to the present, explore some of the important milestones in our history.