UMD: A Globally Connected University
Learn how our campus is a leading globally connected university.
Internationalize your UMD experience through a myriad of innovative and exciting global opportunities here and abroad.
Explore our extensive campus resources to support your global engagement.
Contribute to the development and enhancement of our global partnerships.
See where Maryland’s students and faculty are engaged around the world.
Want to immerse yourself in an international environment right here on campus? Consider applying to one of UMD’s highly regarded living and learning programs with an international focus, and become part of a community of students sharing a common interest in global issues.
Beyond the Classroom
Beyond the Classroom is a three-semester, multidisciplinary, living-learning program at UMD that helps prepare students professionally for a life beyond college through global civic engagement and social change.
College Park Scholars programs:
College Park Scholars is an academic residential community for select freshman and sophomores. Admission is by invitation only.
Global Communities is a two-year living-learning program for freshman and sophomores organized around the theme of globalization and its challenges and opportunities. Students enrich their understanding of the causes and consequences of the world’s interconnectedness and are provided with the academic and intercultural skills to help them address the issues globalization raises.
University of Maryland Language House
The Language House Immersion Program was the first living-learning program established at UMD. Open to sophomores and above, it provides students who are serious about language learning with the opportunity for daily language and cultural immersion in an organized study environment.