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Global Forum: Applications open for student essay contest on global citizenship

In conjunction with the Notre Dame Forum: Going Global, Notre Dame International is pleased to announce the first essay contest on global citizenship. We invite all Notre Dame students to write a brief essay addressing what it means to be a global citizen, what the challenges and rewards are, and how you...

Update on events in Jerusalem

We are currently monitoring events in Jerusalem and the surrounding region, following the announcement by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital during a White House speech on December 6. U.S. officials have indicated their plan to reinforce security at multiple American embassies across the Middle East and...

Notre Dame awards Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants

Eight Notre Dame faculty members have been awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants for projects with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) faculty in Santiago, Chile.   Through a generous gift, the Luksburg Foundation began this grant program in 2013 with Notre Dame International and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies...

Notre Dame moves up to #3 in the nation for study abroad participation

The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2015-16. This represents an increase from the University’s ranking of #4 last year in the annual Open Doors report.
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Live stream of São Paulo Rule of Law conference to be aired on October 3

Notre Dame International and the Notre Dame Law School are partnering with the Faculdade de Direito - Universidade de São Paulo (FDUSP) to present a conference on October 3, 2017. The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Conference aims to bring together intellectuals from the University of Notre Dame, FDUSP, foundations, industry, and policy groups to...

UK threat level raised to critical after Tube incident

Update: The U.K. threat level was reduced to severe on September 17, 2017. On September 15, 2017, the United Kingdom raised its threat level to critical in response to a terrorist attack on the Tube train in southwest London. Specific information about threat levels is available on the MI5 website…

Notre Dame to host photographic exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land

The University of Notre Dame and the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest are pleased to present “Building Bridges of Faith,” a photographic depiction of papal visits to the Holy Land. Forty-four photographs of four visits by Blessed Pope Paul VI, Pope Saint John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and...

New academic directors and rectors appointed at Rome and London Global Gateways

Heather Hyde Minor and JoAnn DellaNeva have been appointed by Michael Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, as academic directors at the Rome and London Global Gateways, respectively. In their roles, Hyde Minor and DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight at the Gateways, including undergraduate programs and efforts...

Six faculty members awarded inaugural Greater China Collaboration Grants

Notre Dame International is building, sustaining, and encouraging academic and research collaboration with leading universities in the Greater China region, including mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This grant program is part of the University’s broader international strategy to engage Greater China by building upon existing academic partnerships and strengthening...

Nine faculty members awarded inaugural Mexico City Collaboration Grants

Notre Dame International is providing funding to build, sustain, and encourage academic and research collaboration with leading universities in Mexico. This grant program supports the University’s broader strategy to engage Mexico and Latin America by building upon existing partnerships and creating new opportunities for research, scholarship, and graduate training.…

Update on recent Israeli-Palestinian conflicts

Notre Dame International is aware of the current tension and violence occurring in the Israeli-Palestinian context. Our programs through the Jerusalem Global Gateway and Tantur Ecumenical Institute continue to operate normally.

UK threat level raised to critical

Update: The U.K. threat level was reduced to severe on May 27, 2017. On May 23, 2017, the United Kingdom raised its threat level to critical in response to the May 22 terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester, England. Specific information about threat levels is available on the MI5 website…

Travel alert issued for Europe

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Alert for Europe with an expiration date of September 1, 2017. There are specific events noted on the alert which can be read on the State Department website. Although this updated alert will not impact Notre Dame programs currently underway or...
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Two undergraduate students awarded Gilman Scholarships to study abroad this summer

Irla Atanda and Abigail Awodele have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the summer 2017 term. Awodele will participate in the China Language Program and Atanda will study in South Africa. 

Announcing the 2016 photo and video contest winners

Notre Dame International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 photo and video contest! Cash prizes were given to the three winners in the photography category, and two in video. There were also two honorable mentions for photography.

Grants awarded for faculty research collaborations with institutions in China, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and India

Notre Dame International has awarded five grants to faculty collaborating with research partners in universities across the world. The Global Collaboration Initiative (GCI) grants encourage collegial relationships between faculty members to increase Notre Dame’s network with international partner institutions and elevate its reputation as a leading research university.

State Department issues Travel Alert for Europe

The U.S. Department of State issued a Europe Travel Alert on Nov. 22 that is in effect until Feb 20, 2017. We encourage students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad to familiarize themselves with the text of the alert and abide by all recommendations including those noted below:…