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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

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countries represented on campus
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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

Elizabeth MacGonagle Honored with 2022 Woodyard International Educator Award

Elizabeth MacGonagle, associate professor of history and African & African-American studies at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the 2022 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award.

Johnson Inaugural GAP Recipient of Hodgie Bricke Memorial Scholarship

Charlie Johnson, a four-major student traveling to Morocco this semester, is the inaugural Global Awareness Program recipient of the Hodgie Bricke Memorial Scholarship.

11 KU Students, Alumni Named Semifinalist for Fulbright Awards

Eleven University of Kansas students and alumni have advanced to the semifinalist round for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards, which will provide funding to study, conduct research or teach English abroad for the 2023-2024 academic year.

2023 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 9. Grant recipients will be notified by the end of April.

International Events at KU

2021-2022 Annual Report

Read about faculty, staff and student international successes