The Office of International Affairs (OIA) supports the University’s overall mission of being locally responsive to the needs of our community while promoting globally engaged research, education, and economic development programs that address the grand challenges of our global society.
OIA provides university-level leadership, innovation and coordination to equip students, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve with the global knowledge, cultural understanding, skills and experience to succeed in the new global economy. Our units work towards integrating global perspectives into all aspects of the university’s mission as well as strengthening NC State’s presence in the world.
Internationalization Seed Grants
Funding for projects that improve the range of NC State's international partnerships is available to faculty and staff. Apply by December 11th.
East Africa Strategic Initiative
NC State is forging partnerships in East Africa and funding is available for strategic and intentional collaboration. Apply by December 11th.
A Global University
NC State University is a recipient of the 2014 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. Learn more about our achievements.