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Global Engagement

  • Le Montagne, Chambray, France, March 2015, Karen Ruiz ’16, a psychology major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest Winner.
  • A Cloudy Day in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 2015, Kendall Gildersleeve ’17, a Russian major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.
  • The Ant and the Water Buffalo, Yasothon Province, Thailand, September 2015, Jamie Rudd ’17, an anthropology and English major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.
  • Lighthouse between the Atlantic and Pacific, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, December 2015, Laurel Barkan ’17, an international relations major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest honorable mention.
  • An Unlikely Moon, Paris, France, October 2015, Casey Waldren ’17, a computer science major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.

Connecting Rochester and the World

Since its founding, the University of Rochester has transformed the city, the region, the nation, and the world.

The University is an increasingly global institution. We draw students from all over the world, compete internationally for the most talented faculty, and establish international research partnerships.

The needs of a global society are becoming more complex, and the demands on a research university such as Rochester are increasingly urgent. With the aid of the Office for Global Engagement, Rochester can meet those demands.

Globe ImageU.S. Government Immigration Updates

Updates and information on the federal immigration executive order.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminar Sub award Opportunity

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment seminars enhance the Fulbright experience of current Visiting Fulbright Scholars. Seminars should provide opportunities to explore a proposed seminar topic in depth over the course of four days through a range of speakers, discussions, site visits, and other activities. Applications are due August 18.

Students in the Malawi Immersion Seminar learn to process corn into nsima, a staple dish in the Malawian dietSummer in Malawi brings student researchers closer to community

For the past 15 years, the University has offered students the Malawi Immersion Seminar—a three-week research experience in the remote village of Gowa, in which students carry out individual projects, living and working among the community members.

WUN LogoWUN Research Development Fund Open

Apply Today! The 2017 WUN Research Development Fund is open. The fund offers grants to foster innovative, international collaborative research programs. Deadline: Friday, October 27

Arctic landscape at sunriseFulbright Arctic Initiative

Join the Fulbright Initiative to create a network and stimulate international research collaboration on Arctic issues. Deadline for U.S. applicants is October 30, 2017, and international applicants October 16, 2017.

Portrait of UR StudentHow the University has worked with international students affected by the travel ban

Yahoo News profiled Rochester first-year student Mustafa Ibrahim, who is from Somalia, in a story about how the University has worked with international students affected by the travel ban.

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Did you know?

The University has been designated as one of the “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Student Scholars, 2013–14.”