IU's Gateway in Berlin

Located in the Kreuzberg neighborhood in Berlin, the IU Europe Gateway provides the university with a physical presence in the center of Europe and a point of access to other countries within the region. This presence helps link local institutional partners, alumni, and students more closely with Indiana University, and increases the visibility and impact of our academic and research activities within the region. More broadly, it facilitates opportunities for Indiana University faculty and students to deepen and expand their engagement with Germany and throughout Europe.

The IU Europe Gateway at night
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Funding opportunities

A variety of funding mechanisms are available to support research activities at the Global Gateways.

Provides matching support of up to $5,000 for activities – such as workshops, symposia, public talks, and artistic performances – that take place at one or more of IU's Global Gateway offices.

Learn more about Global Gateway Grants

CAHI Global Gateway grants are administered jointly by the College Arts and Humanities Institute (CAHI) and IU Global. For College faculty whose primary area of research or creative activity is in the arts and humanities, these grants support activities that take place at one or more of IU’s Global Gateways. Together, CAHI and IU Global will provide joint funding of up to $10,000.

Learn about CAHI Global Gateway grants

Education Abroad program development grants, up to a maximum of $3,000, support faculty in exploring the academic and logistical local arrangements for prospective faculty-led study abroad programs.

Address inquiries to: IU Education Abroad,

Learn about Education Abroad program development grants

Academic partnerships in Europe

IU has established both primary, university-level partnerships and unit-to-unit partnerships with leading European institutions.

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The Europe Gateway — through its prime location, its extensive services, and most importantly, its well-qualified staff — is a testament to IU’s dedication to international engagement.

Colton Ames, associate director for the Institute for European Studies (EURO)

The Europe Gateway offered me the opportunity to hold a public panel discussion about core areas of my research with some of the most distinguished colleagues at Berlin universities.

Michel Chaouli, professor of Germanic Studies

Learn more about IU’s Global Gateway Network

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