Through our partnerships with institutions abroad, forward-thinking faculty-led affinity groups, and innovative programming, we are deepening relationships and tackling global challenges.

Explore how International Programs expands and deepens the University of Iowa's global networks.

Internationalizing our Campus

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International Partnerships

The University of Iowa supports meaningful formal relationships with foreign universities and institu­tions.

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Affinity Groups

International Programs supports several academic centers, programs, and networks that further the internationalization of the UI campus.

Developing Global Competence

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The International Programs-sponsored 2022 UI Provost's Global Forum featured a traveling exhibit titled Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

International Programs serves as a resource for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members through networks, programs, events, and international research that underscore Iowa’s vast presence around the world.  We collaborate closely with University of Iowa departments and units, community organizations, and international partners to enhance global perspectives.

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Deepening Relationships

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IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Alliance Partner

The University of Iowa is committed to helping scholars whose lives and livelihoods have been threatened by upheaval across the globe.

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International Delegation Visits

International Programs can assist in bringing international visitors to campus.

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International Alumni

International Programs celebrates our alumni, whether they live near or far.  Through multiple avenues, we continue to stay connected.