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Globally Integrated Academic Programs at NC State
We are pleased you are interested in the range of Globally Integrated Academic Programs available at NC State. North Carolina State University strives to provide every student with the opportunity to integrate global perspectives into all areas of study and research. There are many opportunities to do so, both abroad and here on campus. We welcome you to explore these opportunities at NC State!
"Current Issues in Global Health" (TE 676) is a new seminar series that will be held in conjunction with "Fundamentals of Global Public Health" (GPH 201).
The Study Abroad program at NC State provides academically-based international experiences which gives students the skills to be active, informed, and culturally sensitive citizens in the global community.
Each College at NC State engages in individual and unique international activities. The colleges provide faculty and students with global initiatives, courses and opportunities.
NC State has integrated a GE Global Knowledge Requirement into the undergraduate courses and curricula.
NC State's Global Perspectives Certificate recognizes students for their international studies and activities, and to works to encourage students to continue their global interests both overseas and within the United States.
NC State's various globally-focused majors, minors and certificates provides undergraduate and graduate students with the global perspective necessary to compete in today's world. Programs are available in departments across campus, as well as through dual-degree programs with international universities.
The Prague Institute in Prague, Czech Republic, is a self-sustaining branch of NC State, providing a rich cultural international educational experience. The Prague Institute utilizes foreign experts, primarily from the Czech academic and professional communities, as well as NC State faculty who bring a creative impulse to its programming. It is a great opportunity for students to be exposed to a diverse learning situation in an international location.
CSLEPS provides leadership, education and opportunities to address social justice issues for all NC State students (undergraduate and graduate). CSLEPS offers students the opportunity to grow as a leader and to make a difference in the community.
The Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip program is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture and customs of that community. These students participate in a variety of cultural, educational, recreational and reflective activities to enhance their service experience.
NC State's International Education Week is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and Education and is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This opportunity prepares Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.
Information on the Faculty Advisory Groups that work directly with the Office of International Affairs to provide important expertise and counsel to assist the Office of International Affairs in identifying institutions with which to initiate or expand sustainable collaborative relationships.
International Academic Cooperatives
The International Academic Collaboration (IAC) was formed to emphasize international and global affairs, especially within study abroad and research in areas of the world where it is not feasible for a single university to sustain a full program.
Academic Consortium 21 is an International partner of NC State and other leading research universities committed to innovation in education, research and academic governance through collaborative action.
Click here for more information on how to establish a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NC State and a partner institution abroad