The Office of International Affairs hosts and co-sponsors special programs and events that bring international perspectives to campus or that assist our faculty and students in building bridges with international colleagues.
The Global Classrooms Initiative offers virtual, project-based courses in collaboration with 25+ partner universities abroad. Learn, exchange ideas, and work with international peers to create real-world deliverables. Grow your international network of like-minded future colleagues, and make a positive impact on the planet’s biggest challenges!
Students interested in expanding their career horizons into the international field can apply for the Global Fellows in Washington, DC, which combines a fall academic seminar on global leadership with spring internship opportunities with international organizations, federal agencies, foreign embassies, and non-governmental organizations in the Washington, DC area.
The University of Maryland has expanded its global footprint, joining the leading international network of research universities, Universitas 21 (U21). As a member, the UMD community has access to a wide range of U21 events, special programs, and collaborative groups.
Our Maryland Global Leaders Lecture Series brings prominent members of the Washington, DC diplomatic, business, and international community to speak about vital global challenges and opportunities for international cooperation and economic development.