Institute for Global Studies

A photo of a Chilean landscape

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


  About Us

Lead photo by Jenna Tomovich on the Winter 2019 Spanish Program in Chile

Intermittent Access to Study Abroad Portal


We are aware that members of the University community are experiencing intermittent access to the UD Study Abroad Portal on North Campus.

We apologize for the inconvenience and are actively working with IT to resolve the issue.

Questions? Contact IGS at or (302) 831-2852. 

Seek out the New

During UD Global Month 

November 1 - 30

This month, opt out of the ordinary and, instead, seek out the new!


Join us for a celebration of all things global at UD to coincide with International Education Week, an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Departments of State and Education.

  Chart Your Own Path

Wanderlust to UD World Scholars

120 members of the Class of 2023 have begun their four-year global experience in Athens, Auckland, Madrid and Rome. Follow along @UDGlobal and using #UDWorldScholar. 


Are you a Future World Scholar?

Visit the Admissions website to Apply! 


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I, Too, Am Study Abroad

Identities Overseas

Tuesday, November 12 

6:30 p.m. | Gore Hall Room 205


Hear from a panel of UD study abroad alumnx who will discuss their identities and lived experiences abroad as traditionally underserved students. Learn more about how their experiences as a student of color, first-generation college student, and/or member of the LGBTQ+ community impacted their time abroad. No registration is necessary and all are welcome to attend.

  Explore Diversity Abroad Resources

A group of students discuss their experiences on a panel

UD Welcomes the World 

The University of Delaware hosted four programs sponsored and funded by the U.S. Department of State during the summer of 2019. 

Program participants included 78 global leaders, representing nearly 30 countries, who are dedicated to making the world a better, safer and more prosperous place. 

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