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Mobilizing Curiosity. Engaging the World.

KU International Affairs empowers Jayhawks from all 50 states and over 105 nations to achieve their full potential by mobilizing discovery, research, and service across geopolitical borders. KUIA cultivates inclusion and collaboration across campus and the region through our engagement of the global community.

Our Work

International Affairs Around the World

1,707
international students
100+
countries represented on campus
1,392
students who study abroad
200+
partnerships supporting international research and collaboration
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Opening Doors

"Studying abroad opened doors and opportunities for me that were always there that I never would have seen."
- Mika Schrader, 2020 graduate with degrees in history and religious studies.

Study Abroad

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International Connections

"It is important being able to understand other cultures and perspectives, and that goes for more than just between countries, it is true for inside the U.S."
- Emilia Paz Ojeda, international student and 2020 graduate in computer science

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KU International News

Jayhawks named semifinalists for student Fulbright awards

Eight University of Kansas students and one alumna have advanced to the semifinalist round for Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, which will provide funding to study, conduct research or teach English abroad for the 2024-2025 academic year.

2024 international travel grants open for faculty and graduate students

KU International Affairs is accepting proposals and applications for travel grants that support faculty and graduate student research and collaboration abroad. The deadline for submitting proposals and applications is March 6. Grant recipients will be notified by the end of April. 

Jacque Eidson Receives Fulbright Specialist Award to France

Jacque Eidson, a lecturer in the University of Kansas School of Professional Studies, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to travel to France, where she will present on fintech.

15 KU Students Named 2024 Global Scholars

From around the world and across diverse academic units, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as the 2024 cohort of Global Scholars. In its 13th year, the Global Scholars Program recognizes and encourages undergraduate students who have an interest in international…



International Events at KU

2022-2023 Annual Report

Read about faculty, staff and student international successes