Institute for Global Studies

A photo of a landscape in Tanzania

The Institute for Global Studies inspires and facilitates the pursuit of global understanding by developing inclusive programs of study, opportunities for experiential learning and strategic partnerships. 


Lead photo taken by Alayna Dorbert during the Winter 2020 Tanzania Art and Entomology and Wildlife Ecology program.


Coronavirus Update

Institute for Global Studies staff members are currently working remotely, in accordance with the University’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please continue to follow University updates at

We are still here to support your success. You can reach us by phone at (302) 831-2852 or by email at We continue to monitor and respond to messages on a frequent basis. If you wish to speak to a particular staff member, you can find their contact information online

If you are experiencing an emergency, please contact UD Public Safety at 302-831-2222.

It is our privilege to continue to serve members of the University community. We wish you a happy and healthy remainder of your Spring semester.

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