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 six Global Gateways—located in Beijing, Chicago, 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

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

ISSA

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

 

News

Video: Arts and Letters Students Intern at Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin

Author: Todd Boruff

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During the summer of 2014, Patrick Butler and Patrick Valencia interned at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Dublin, Ireland. Both internships were sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Without that support, Valencia said, he wouldn’t have been able to “have this wonderful experience living abroad.”

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Video: English and Irish Major Interns at National Folklore Collection in Dublin

Author: Todd Boruff

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“I knew I wanted to major in Irish; I did not expect to end up in Ireland my first summer,” said Caelin Miltko, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Letters. During the summer of 2014, Miltko interned at the National Folklore Collection of Ireland based at University College Dublin. Her work centered on digitizing the Schools Collection, a group of manuscripts gathered by Irish schoolchildren in the 1930s featuring stories and traditions from their families.

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Events

Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular

Location: Rome Global Gateway

June 3-5, 2015

As an interdisciplinary research initiative, Contending Modernities explores how Islam and Catholicism have understood, accommodated, altered, and resisted the radical transformations that have characterized the modern world. This plenary conference will bring together members of each of the Contending Modernities working groups (Science and the Human Person; Global Migration and the New Cosmopolitanism; Authority, Community, Identity) who will showcase their research-in-progress, and explore areas of convergence between the working groups. The conference will feature keynote addresses from leading public intellectuals, and contributions from Italian scholars and policy makers.…

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