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.
Cornell offers an abundance of classes that address international themes or that provide an international perspective.
Check out international classes from various departments and programs.
More than 50 languages are offered at Cornell. All language programs are located in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Learn the World's Languages
At Cornell 56 modern and ancient languages are available for study.
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, in conversation with professors Rachel Beatty Riedl, Kim Yi Dionne, and postdoc Eleanor Paynter.
Cornell's Hub for Global Thinking and Action
Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies
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.
- Comparative Muslim Societies Program
- East Asia Program
- Institute for African Development
- Institute for European Studies
- Latin American Studies Program
- Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies
- South Asia Program
- Southeast Asia Program
Global Certificate Programs
Ongoing and multi week 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.
International Student Organizations
Find your community with any of the more than 100 Cornell campus groups with an international focus.
The Global Cornell YouTube channel features dozens of videos on globally relevant topics on demand.
- Watch Migration, Climate Change, and Human Adaptation, shows climate change, bilateral trade, and border enforcement policies to be critical factors in guiding people’s movements.
- The Police and the Public: Global Perspectives, the 2020 Lund Critical Debate brought together the United Nations’ police commissioner and a noted expert on political conflict resolution to discuss strategies for public safety and law enforcement.
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 or you can search the entire collection via their eMuseum database.
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.
This collection began research for an undergraduate honors' thesis in 1967 and continued through 2002 with 1,500 photographs and songs.
A collection of online books, in searchable, downloadable format, many of which have been long out of print and unavailable.
Initiated in the 1950s by faculty committed to making contemporary analyses of Indonesia and translations of its important documents.
Digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects related to the performing arts around the world.
Includes documents that pertain to the legacy of Marx and Freud (but also Lenin and Lacan) in Latin America.
About 200 school textbooks from Nepal gathered over the past 30 years.
European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia in English and French.
Urban Explorer documents planning practices and responses to urban issues from 15 countries.
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.