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Faculty Guidelines for International Engagement

Working, studying, and collaborating internationally offer benefits and opportunities that are crucial to a world-class university such as Cornell—but the landscape can be unpredictable and overwhelming. Cornell provides requirements, recommendations, and resources that apply to work with foreign collaborators generally, whether in Ithaca, New York City, or abroad.

Engagement with China: FAQ (login required)

The offices of the vice provosts for international affairs and for research have created a detailed set of guidelines specifically for faculty engaging in and with China. This FAQ is meant to be clear and thorough and provides contact information for offices across campus in case of further questions.


Export Controls: Iran Sanctions Guidance Document

It is critical that faculty traveling to Iran or engaging with an Iranian entity, consult with Cornell’s Export Control Office and familiarize themselves with the current sanction regulations and prohibitions. Read more on Iran sanctions on Iran sanctions at Cornell Research.


Exploring an Academic Collaboration

Cornell has more than 300 active MOA with universities and institutions worldwide. Learn more about working with an international counterpart.


Required and Recommended Best Practices

Review the required and recommended best practices for international engagement that apply to Cornell University work undertaken with foreign collaborators in Ithaca, New York City, or abroad. Read more on best practices at Cornell Research


Resources Available on Campus

Explore the expanded resources available on campus for faculty involved with international collaborations and engagement.