University of Chicago ideas and people cross more than academic discipline—they transcend languages and nations. For more than a century, UChicago scholars have worked around the world. Today that reach extends further than ever. Our Centers in Beijing and Paris are intellectual destinations bringing together researchers and students to collaborate across the academic spectrum. College students and faculty travel the globe together through our Study Abroad programs. And UChicago alumni are making a difference in more than 125 countries, in their careers and through volunteer work.

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UChicago Breakthrough

UChicago Breakthrough
Home to the oldest international affairs graduate program in the United States. Today, the Committee on International Relations offers master's degrees that prepare students for careers in scholarship, public leadership, and the nonprofit and private sectors.
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Albert Colman

Albert Colman, assistant professor in geophysical sciences, explores a volcanic crater in Siberia to find exotic bacteria that may have helped determine the composition of Earth's early atmosphere.
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Elina Hartikainenin

College students and graduates are top-earners of international study awards. For 20 consecutive years, UChicago graduate students have won more Fulbright-Hays fellowships than students at any other U.S. educational institution. These fellowships provide funding for dissertation research to students like Elina Hartikainenin (pictured) who conducted anthropological research in Brazil.
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Center in Delhi

The Center in Delhi expands opportunities for collaboration with Indian universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations; and it serves as a focal point for engaging alumni in India and South Asia.
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Center in Paris

The University of Chicago Center in Paris brings together students, faculty, and visiting scholars to pursue their studies in the City of Light.
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Paul Sereno

In his international research, University Professor Paul Sereno has made important paleontological discoveries. His expedition to Inner Mongolia unearthed fossils that provide a rare snapshot of social behavior.
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Egypt

Through the College's Study Abroad opportunities, students can participate in programs on four continents that fulfill Core requirements, immerse students in new cultures, and broaden their perspectives on the world.
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  • By the
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  • 2 Chicago campuses

    2 Chicago campuses

    Gleacher Center

    The University's Chicago campuses include the scenic 215-acre campus in Hyde Park and the downtown Gleacher Center, which sits adjacent to the Chicago River.

  • 3 International centers

    3 international centers

    Drawing experts from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas, the University's three international centers promote collaboration among scholars with varying cultural and disciplinary perspectives.

  • Chicago Booth campuses on 3 continents

    Chicago Booth campuses on 3 continents

    With permanent campuses in Chicago, London, and Singapore, Chicago Booth draws top business executives from every continent.

  • Oriental Institute in 2 countries

    Oriental Institute in 2 countries

    Oriental Institute

    The Oriental Institute is an internationally recognized research organization devoted to the study of the ancient Near East, with a museum and research center in the Hyde Park campus and the Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt.

  • 1 to 3-week continuing education excursions

    1 to 3-week continuing education excursions

    International trips through the Graham School Travel Study program are designed around curricula to deepen and broaden understanding of the sites visited. Past trips have included Mongolia, China, and Berlin.

  • Alumni study trips on 4 continents

    Alumni study trips on 4 continents

    Faculty and alumni lead tours of historic locales around the world. Tours in 2011 include France, Alaska, India, Costa Rica, and more.

  • Leading Peace Corps volunteers for 10 years

    Leading Peace Corps volunteers for 10 years

    For 10 years in a row, the University has earned a spot as one of the nation's top-ranked schools for producing Peace Corps volunteers.

  • Students from 100+ countries

    Students from 100+ countries

    With an international student body, UChicago brings together diverse perspectives and ideas to help students expand their horizons, whether they travel the world or stay on our Hyde Park campus.