Connecting Iowa with the world and the world with Iowa

The University of Iowa is committed to enriching the global experience of students, faculty, staff, and the greater community. International Programs does this by providing leadership and support for internationally-oriented teaching, research, creative work and community engagement. We encourage students to see the world in a whole new way. Take a look around and see why thousands of students from Iowa and the world call us home each year.

News - International Accents

Global Education Institute 2022

Global Education Institute for Teachers continues its success

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
International Programs
The Global Education Institute for Teachers, co-organized by UI International Programs (IP) and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, is an annual professional development workshop for Iowa's K-12 teachers of all disciplines that focuses on international topics and issues of critical importance.
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IP resumes in-person multilingual commencement narrations

Friday, July 1, 2022
International Programs
As COVID cases slowed down in spring 2022, IP decided to resume in-person recordings for this project, and the decision was well received by the international student population on campus.
With school administrators at the Senegalese American Bilingual School in Dakar

Dean's Message: Trip to Senegal

Friday, July 1, 2022
International Programs
Dean Ganim discusses the highlights of his recent trip to Senegal and other ways we're developing relationships this summer.

Events

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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and...
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and...
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and...
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, and...
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UI Passport Office

Apply for a U.S. passport right here at the University of Iowa. Serving both the UI community and the general public.

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Celebrating our Gilman Scholarship winners

Chosen from thousands of applicants from colleges and universities across the U.S., 12 University of Iowa undergraduates were awarded the competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Ebenezer Aidoo on the UI Pentacrest

Student Spotlight: Ebenezer ("Eben") Aidoo

Ebenezer ("Eben") Aidoo, PhD student in the UI Department of Communication Studies, had several admissions offers from other graduate programs, but chose the University of Iowa “…because of the outstanding teaching and learning resources available for graduate students, reasonable cost of living...and the vibrant academic community in Iowa City.”

Global Education Institute for Teachers photo of two participants

Global Education Institute for Teachers

Each year, International Programs, in partnership with the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, offers a professional development workshop for Iowa's K-12 teachers focusing on international topics and issues of critical importance.

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Number of years UI was named a Top Producer of Fulbright students

photo of Iowa students holding a University of Iowa flag on the waterfront in New Zealand.

109

Countries represented by our international students

Abigail Martin Morocco dunes

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Number of study abroad programs offered

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"If International Programs has one purpose, it is to open the minds and hearts of our community to the reality that the world is a stronger and better place when we celebrate the humanity in every individual and in every nation. We cannot learn to live together if we do not live to learn from each other."