Global Engagement

For more than a century, University of Chicago scholars have worked in countries around the world. Today, that reach extends farther than ever, with hundreds of programs in over 38 countries and on every continent. With its appreciation for the borderless nature of intellectual inquiry, UChicago is emerging as a leader in exploring and defining the role of a truly international university. At its global centers and in its programs abroad, the University is committed to maintaining its standards for research and teaching, employing its own scholars and curriculum.

UChicago has international centers in Beijing, Delhi, Paris, and Hong Kong; Chicago Booth campuses in Chicago, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore; the Oriental Institute's Chicago House in Luxor, Egypt; and UChicago research facilities in Bangladesh. This global presence makes the University of Chicago a leader in global engagement.

A leader in on-campus international programming with more than 50 languages taught, the University is also home to renowned US Department of Education National Resource Centers established to strengthen language and area studies. Each year, the University enrolls more than 3,100 international students from over 100 countries. More than 177,000 UChicago alumni in 153 countries are making a difference around the world.

Following in the footsteps of the University’s founders, thousands of supporters continue to be vital partners in UChicago transformative contributions to knowledge and society. With your support, the University is able to continue expanding collaborations, initiatives, and priorities at the global centers and campuses, including international scholarships and financial aid, career advancement programs, Study Abroad programs, international grants, and faculty research funds.

The University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact will raise $75 million to advance global engagement initiatives.

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