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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 LogoUR Among Top Producers of Fulbright Students, 2016-17

Rochester has been named to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016–17 Fulbright U.S. students. Eleven Rochester students won Fulbright awards for 2016–17.

Passport Fair GraphicPassport Fair: Education Abroad

Friday, February 17, 2017, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wilson Commons, Hirst Lounge. Students, faculty, staff, and other visitors can apply for a U.S. passport or gather passport renewal application materials on campus! Passport photos can be taken and printed at the fair. Don't miss this opportunity to apply with the convenience of staying on campus.

Flyer of The Underground Girls of KabulThe Underground Girls of Kabul

Jenny Nordberg is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and television producer. Her book, The Underground Girls of Kabul, explores the “bacha posh” phenomenon – girls who are raised disguised as boys in gender-segregated Afghanistan. Nordberg will be discussing her book as part of the Neilly Series Lectures at UR on February 28, 2017, at 7 p.m.

Group of studentsBergen Summer Research School

The annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) is an interdisciplinary venue for exploring some of the greatest challenges of our time. PhD candidates, researchers and policy makers from around the world will gather in Bergen from 12-22 June 2017. Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

Jane Gatewood headshotMessage from Jane Gatewood

Message from Jane Gatewood, Vice Provost for Global Engagement, on recent immigration news. "We want to emphasize our continued support to our international students, scholars, employees, and patients, as well as for our international collaboration and engagement."

More global news…


Did you know?

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