The Center for Global Studies globalizes the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Center is a National Resource Center in Global Studies designated by the U.S. Department of Education.

Clusters of Excellence

CGS organizes the complex dimensions of global studies, research, teaching, and outreach into Clusters of Excellence that bridge disciplines, regions, and professions.  The four clusters of excellence listed below build global studies expertise, available to government and non-government decision-makers in key policy areas.

  • Environmental Sustainabilitycgsobjectives-New3
  • Global Health
  • Library / Informatics / Media
  • International Security / Law / Human Rights

For additional information about the Center, please contact the Director.

Steven W. Witt