MISSION: The Institute for Global Studies (IGS) was established at the University of Delaware in 2009 to continue to expand the University's global reach and impact and to build and strengthen international partnerships for education and research.
MAJOR INITIATIVES: The Global Academic Initiative develops and strengthens multi-disciplinary academic programs. Research, Grants, and Contracts helps to secure external funding for projects and services that enhance UD's international academic and cultural climate. The Global Partnerships Initiative develops strategic partnerships with institutions of higher education, governmental and non-governmental agencies, industries, and civic groups around the world that are mutually beneficial and long-lasting.
PARTNERS: UD's seven colleges, the Area Studies programs, Confucius Institute, and centers across campus are active partners with the IGS. The IGS also collaborates with the English Language Institute, the Office for International Studies and Scholars, and UD Admissions.