Advancing international study, exchange, and scholarship by cultivating Notre Dame's global alliances and partnerships.

Global Gateways

The University of Notre Dame enjoys extraordinary worldwide presence, a good portion of which is mediated through its network of Global Gateways. The current five Global Gateways—located in Beijing, Dublin, Jerusalem, London, and Rome—provide academic and intellectual hubs where scholars, students, and leaders from universities, government, business, and community gather to discuss, discover, and debate issues of topical and enduring relevance.

Study Abroad


Celebrating 50 years of sending students to diverse regions around the world for life-changing learning experiences.



International students and scholars enhance campus diversity and cultural understanding. NDI works to support them in their transition to life in the U.S.




Transnational Migration in Comparative Perspective: Italy and the U.S.

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 21-23, 2015

This invited symposium will bring Italian and U.S. scholars together to examine, critique, and build on each other's knowledge on issues related to how to manage increasing numbers of unauthorized immigrants. Scholars of migration with expertise in the politics, policy-making, cultural production, religious practice, history, and social incorporation of immigrants in each of their respective countries will write essays from their specific areas of research with a focus on lessons learned that are important for other countries to consider.  Sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies

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Global Forum: Asia

Location: Hong Kong

The University of Notre Dame’s inaugural Global Forum will be held in Hong Kong. The Global Forum brings together the University’s leadership and global community of alumni and friends to explore global issues with the aim of reinforcing the University’s mission by “creating a sense of human solidarity and concern for the common good.”

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