University of Chicago ideas and people cross more than academic disciplines—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, Delhi, 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 150 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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Steven Sibener

The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are funding a series of ambitious research collaborations that apply nanotechnology to make clean, fresh drinking water more plentiful and less expensive by 2020. Directing the initiative is Steven Sibener, the Carl William Eilsendrath Distinguished Service Professor and specialist in chemical physics, materials research, and nanoscience.
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Patrick Kelley

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 US educational institution. These fellowships provide funding for dissertation research abroad to students like Patrick Kelly, who studies the rise of human rights activism in response to violence in South America in the 1970s.
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The University of Chicago has joined the effort to build the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile, which will eclipse the image quality even of the Hubble Space Telescope, as the quest continues for answers to some of the deepest mysteries of modern cosmology.
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Center in Delhi

The Center in Delhi expands opportunities for collaboration with Indian universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations. It also 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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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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Madame Liu Yandong

Madame Liu Yandong, the vice premier of the People’s Republic of China, spoke to 22 US and Chinese university presidents about global education and cultural exchange at a University of Chicago event.
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The University of Chicago was just 30 years old when the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary project began in 1921. Now, after 90 years of labor and contributions from scholars around the globe, the intense project is finally complete.
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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, Singapore, and Hong Kong, Chicago Booth draws top business executives from every continent.

  • Oriental Institute on 2 countries

    Oriental Institute on 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 on 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 to deepen and broaden understanding of the sites visited. Past trips have included Mongolia, China, Prague, and Budapest.

  • Alumni study trips on 5 continents

    Alumni study trips on 5 continents

    Faculty lead tours of historic locales around the world. Tours in 2014 include Morocco, Spain, China, Peru, and more.

  • 50+ language programs

    50+ language programs

    The University of Chicago offers courses in a diverse range of languages from Swahili to Akkadian.

  • 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.