Global at Cornell
Global Cornell is a community of belonging with a border-crossing spirit of exploration, learning, and shared discovery. There’s a place for you in Global Cornell and a world of opportunities on campus and beyond.
Find ideas and resources for your global research. Build common ground in a new language. Join a student organization. Discover opportunities at a Global Hub.
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Part of Global Cornell
Global Research and Public Engagement
Einaudi Center for International Studies
International research, regional and thematic programs, minors, funding opportunities
World on the move: Migrations research, teaching, summer institute, artist-in-residence
Outreach for Educators
For K–12 teachers and regional faculty: Bring the world to your classroom with Einaudi
Study abroad programs worldwide, Global Hubs, faculty-led international experiences
Immigration support, international orientations, jobs and OPT, COVID-19 FAQs
Pandemic travel policy, International Travel Registry, predeparture orientations
Global Across Campus
Cornell offers an abundance of classes that address international themes or take an international perspective.
Check out international classes from departments and programs across Cornell.
At Cornell, 58 modern and ancient languages are available for study. All language programs are located in the College of Arts and Sciences. Learn about the Language Resource Center.
English for International Students and Scholars is a 1-credit summer and winter class offered by the School of Continuing Education.
Cornell hosts events that transport you around the world.
Race and Racism Across Borders with Nanjala Nyabola
Hear the podcast that captured Nyabola, author of Travelling While Black: Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move.
Global Certificate Programs
Ongoing and multiweek programs.
Certificate programs with international themes are offered by eCornell, including Creating and Enforcing International Agreements and International Public and NGO Management.
Global Institutes and Centers
- Africana Studies and Research Center
- AguaClara Cornell
- Boyce Thompson Institute
- Center for Global Health (Weill Cornell Medicine)
- Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise
- Center for the Study of Inequality
- Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability
- Cornell China Center
- Cornell Population Center
- Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies
- Institute of Politics and Global Affairs
- Polson Institute for Global Development
- Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition
Understanding Global Evolving Economies
Thought leadership on the role of emerging markets in the global economy.
The Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business Emerging Markets Institute provides thought leadership on the role of emerging markets in the global economy. The college's Emerging Markets Theme brings together scholars from Cornell and beyond to explore international trade and finance, input markets, institutions, governance structures, international agriculture and nutrition, and more.
Global Health Program
Explore global health knowledge through experiential learning.
Part of the Division of Nutritional Sciences, the Global Health program for undergrads focuses on research, service, and training that addresses health problems that transcend national boundaries and disproportionally affect the resource-poor.
International Student Organizations
Find your community with any of the 100+ Cornell campus groups with an international focus.
Global Cornell on YouTube
Our YouTube channel features dozens of videos on globally relevant topics on demand.
Podcasts with a Global Focus
Conversations with experts worldwide on today's most pressing issues.
A World on the Move
The Migrations initiative hosts a monthly podcast that seeks to understand our world through the interconnected movements that shape it.
A weekly podcast, cohosted by Einaudi Center director Rachel Beatty Riedl, about life and politics on the continent.
Speaking of Language
A weekly podcast produced by the Language Resource Center focused on the intersection of language learning and pedagogy.
International Art Collections
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art welcomes visitors to experience original works of art across a wide spectrum of global traditions, time periods, and media for education, inspiration, and delight.
The museum boasts vast and diverse international collections that are continuously being developed. Selected categories are listed below.
Cornell University Library has curated extensive book and digital collections about international topics and places worldwide.
Division of Asia Collections
Located in the Carl A. Kroch Library is the Division of Asia Collections, one of the richest gatherings of its kind in the United States. It features the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia, and a strong collection on South Asia.
Billie Jean Isbell Andean Collection
This collection of 1,500 photographs and songs began as research for an undergraduate honors thesis in 1967.
Cornell East Asia Series
A collection of online books in searchable, downloadable format, many of which have been long out of print and unavailable.
Cornell Modern Indonesia Collection
Initiated in the 1950s by faculty committed to making contemporary analyses of Indonesia and translations of its important documents.
Global Performing Arts Database
Digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects related to the performing arts around the world.
About 200 school textbooks from Nepal gathered over the past 30 years.
Southeast Asia Visions: Historic Travel Narratives
European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia in English and French.
Urban Explorer: John Reps Travel Photographs
Urban Explorer documents planning practices and responses to urban issues from 15 countries.