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Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs

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School Initiatives

Global and international concerns are integral to faculty research, departmental curriculum, and co-curricular activities. At Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, a diverse array of schools and academic departments host cutting edge, dynamic programs that are held domestically and abroad allowing students and faculty to be engaged in new discoveries and challenges critical to an increasingly interconnected world.

Graduate School of Education Graduate School of Education (GSE) strives to prepare our students for responsible global citizenship by providing opportunities to experience diverse cultures and gain an understanding of the education challenges faced internationally.

Mason Gross Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA) provides a series of international opportunities for students. DanceJerusalem combines dance training with academic exposure to Israel's cultural environment. Dancers in their third year may study at the Laban Dance Center in Southeast London. Students in the acting conservatory can also study in London, at Shakespeare's Globe. Additionally, instrumentalists and vocalists enrolled at Rutgers may participate in Vienna's ConcertoFest.  

Rutgers Business School International Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick (RBS) - The Rutgers International Executive MBA (IEMBA) brings the excellence of Rutgers Business School to three international locations in Shanghai, Beijing, and Singapore.

International Programs
School of Arts and Sciences (SAS)  focuses on facilitating international and global engagement through research, curricular and co-curricular activities. We bring international perspectives to the SAS community through region specific centers and study programs, faculty international expertise and research, and international collaborations.

cissl School of Communication and Information (SCI) - The Center for International Scholarship in School Librarianship (CISSL) is the leading international research and scholarly center that examines the dynamics and impacts of teaching and learning in school libraries. CISSL fosters the transformative role of school libraries in 21st century schools, their integral role in the learning fabric of schools, and their role in ongoing school improvement and reform. 

School of Engineering
School of Engineering (SOE) recognizes the global nature of the engineering profession and the value of multi-national experiences. To facilitate a global reach, we offer numerous international programs and opportunities for cross-cultural interaction among engineering students. The International Student Engineering Experiences (ISEE) program allows for students from universities and institutions abroad to experience engineering at Rutgers University.

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) strives to provide its students with an international curriculum and opportunities for educational experiences abroad. We have made it a priority to ensure that our students have the background and experience to work in a world made smaller by the internet, and for organizations and companies that have become increasingly multinational. 

School of Public Affairs Administration School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) has established a strong international presence. Some highlights of faculty involvement include projects in Africa, China, Europe, Korea, South America, and the Caribbean.

School of Social Work School of Social Work (SSW) has several study abroad programs that offer students an incredible opportunity to examine social welfare policy and social work practice in other countries, as well as a deeper understanding of another culture. Currently the School of Social Work offers courses in Romania, Israel, China, and Mexico.

Newark College of Arts and Sciences Newark College of Arts and Sciences is home to the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, which has a cooperative agreement with Al-Quds Palestinian University in the West Bank. The agreement established the Rutgers/Al Quds Brain Research Exchange, an international exchange program has brought dozens of Palestinians from the West Bank to Rutgers and sent Rutgers undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows for research and training in the West Bank Palestinian Territories.





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50 Years of Study Abroad at Rutgers

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Global Pavilion at Rutgers Day 2017

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10–4 p.m.
Visit our interactive Global Pavilion at Rutgers Day 2017, test your world knowledge, and win some prizes!

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WATCH ONLINE NOW Rutgers Around the World
The GAIA Centers produced a six-episode television show celebrating Rutgers international history over the past 250 years, Rutgers Around the World. The show explores Rutgers' global footprint through in-depth discussions and profiles of Rutgers' change-makers and international opportunities on all seven continents.

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