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Global from Home

Global Cornell is a campus ethos that promotes a global perspective in our identity, thinking, and actions at home and abroad.

Global from Home presents opportunities for global learning and engagement. We are passionate about creating opportunities for the Cornell community to connect with the breadth of cultures and languages and expand exposure to and familiarity with global issues and diverse international perspectives.

Study Global

Cornell offers an abundance of classes that address international themes or that provide an international perspective.

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Check out international classes from various departments and programs.

Global Minors

Learn Globally

Speak Globally

More than 50 languages are offered at Cornell. All language programs are located in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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English-Language Proficiency

English for International Students and Scholars is a 1-credit summer and winter class offered by the School of Continuing Education.

Learn the World's Languages

At Cornell 56 modern and ancient languages are available for study.

Study Language

Global Events

Cornell hosts events that transport you around the world.

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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, in conversation with professors Rachel Beatty Riedl, Kim Yi Dionne, and postdoc Eleanor Paynter.

Upcoming Global Events

Cornell's Hub for Global Thinking and Action

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

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The Einaudi Center and its eight regional and thematic programs have helped students and scholars cross borders of language, culture, nationality, and academic discipline for more than half a century.

Discover the Einaudi Center

Global Certificate Programs

Ongoing and multi week programs.

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Certificate programs with international themes are offered by eCornell including Creating and Enforcing International Agreements and International Public and NGO Management.

Take Certificate Programs

Global Outreach for Educators

For K–12 teachers and faculty at community colleges and schools of education in our region.

The Einaudi Center offers professional development, teaching materials, and cultural opportunities. No matter where in the world you’d like to take your students, we have options for you to learn and to bring the world to your classroom.

See Outreach Opportunities

International Student Organizations

Find your community with any of the more than 100 Cornell campus groups with an international focus.

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Join Student Organizations

Global Videos

The Global Cornell YouTube channel features dozens of videos on globally relevant topics on demand.

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Select Webinars

Watch Global Playlists

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.

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The museum boasts vast and diverse international collections that are continuously being developed. Selected categories are listed below or you can search the entire collection via their eMuseum database.

Explore Art Collections

Global Literature

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 U.S., featuring the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia, and a strong collection on South Asia.

Browse Book Collections

Digital Collections

Billie Jean Isbell Andean Collection

This collection began research for an undergraduate honors' thesis in 1967 and continued through 2002 with 1,500 photographs and songs.

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.

History of the Left in Latin America

Includes documents that pertain to the legacy of Marx and Freud (but also Lenin and Lacan) in Latin America.

Nepali Textbooks

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.

Browse Digital Collections

Global Ambassadors

Connecting Cornell faculty with alumni and supporters worldwide.

Our Global Ambassadors are Cornell faculty who help to strengthen existing relationships, open doors for new connections, foster research and academic/professional opportunities, and enhance the university’s global impact.

Meet Our Ambassadors