Cluster of Excellence

Global Society & Sustainable Development

Our Global Society and Sustainable Development initiatives foster the growth of the next generation of environmental leaders through examining the needs of the world’s populations in tandem with a concern for preserving resources for future generations.

Area Studies Center At

University of Illinois

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

Cluster of Excellence

Global Governance

(Security/Law/Human Rights)

CGS facilitates research, teaching and outreach on Security & Natural Resource Conflict as a global issue through an undergraduate certificate, course development, academic conferences and publications, teacher workshops, and informed lectures.

Cluster of Excellence

Global Knowledge

(Education/Library/Informatics/Media)

The Center for Global Studies contributes to the Global Studies Library’s collection development. Our Global Knowledge Efforts also facilitate research, teaching and outreach in the area of new information technologies, government policies, and emerging social/communication networks.

Cluster of Excellence

Global Health

The Global Health Initiative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign engages global health issues through interdisciplinary problem-solving, research, training, and international exchange.

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The Center for Global Studies at Illinois

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.

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News and Announcements


One Woman’s Journey From Pakistan to the United States:
A Struggle For Women’s Rights

Thursday, April 11,
10-11am

Main Library, Room 106

 

 


We are proud to share that our director, Steven Witt, was recently named a visiting professor at Dokkyo University in Sōka, Japan!

 

 

 

 


 

The College of Education encourages students who study abroad to take part in The Backpack Project. Check out this awesome display at Carrie Busey Elementary School in Savoy, IL! Read more about The Backpack Project here.

 

 

 


MILLERCOMM 2019: Constructing Solidarities in the Global Justice Movement: A Feminist Perspective
March 13, 4pm
Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

 


CGS-Sponsored Global Health High School Program Featured By ABET

Read about CGS affiliates Jenny Amos and Kenny Long and their work with Njala University in Sierra Leone.

We’re proud to partner with Jenny and Kenny in their work.

Learn more about the Global Health program.

 


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