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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.

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International Affairs Around the World

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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

Two KU Doctoral Students Receive Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award

Two doctoral candidates at the University of Kansas have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, receiving a combined $92,000 to conduct research in South America. Pere DeRoy, a doctoral candidate in women, gender & sexuality studies, received $…

KU Welcomes 12 International Fulbright Students and Teaching Assistants

This academic year the University of Kansas welcomed eight international students as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and four Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants.

Kuwaiti Student Follows in Father's Footsteps to be an International Jayhawk

From the smell of Lippincott Hall to the lush green of the summer trees, memories flooded back to Hussain Arab when he dropped off his son Abdulaziz at KU this month.

Hubert Humphrey Fellows to Present Research July 24-26

This summer 29 international fellows with the Hubert H. Humphrey Pre-Academic Program are spending eight weeks at the University of Kansas preparing for professional development experiences across the country.

International Events at KU

2021-2022 Annual Report

Read about faculty, staff and student international successes