University of Rochester

International Collaboration

Research Development Fund

Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)


International Collaboration


The University supports international collaboration through initiatives that provide faculty and research students with resources to develop and sustain international research networks.

The Research Development Fund (RDF) provides seed money for research development projects conducted with partner institutions in the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), of which the University of Rochester is a member.

To augment these funds, applicants are encouraged to utilize the UR fellowship database and Other Funding Opportunities and/or contact their respective assistant deans for grants. Faculty within the School of Arts and Sciences can contact Debra Haring and within then Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Cindy Gary.

Contact Jane Gatewood ( or Global Engagement ( for more information about both initiatives and the University of Rochester's membership in the WUN.