Live locally, think globally. Here at Sewanee you get the best of both worlds. International students, students wanting to travel internationally, and international faculty/staff will find that our office is here to help.

STUDY ABROAD

Looking to go someplace new? Try New Zealand, New Delhi, New York, or somewhere else new on any of the seven continents (yes, even Antarctica!). Whether you want to travel for three weeks, a semester, or somewhere in between, we can help you find the program that’s right for you.

INTERNATIONAL & EXCHANGE STUDENTS

From your application through your graduation (and beyond!), we support your academic, social, and personal endeavors with international student orientation, immigration and acculturation advising, off-campus trips, on-campus events, Friendship Families, and more.

INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Study abroad is only a drop of water in the (Indian, Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Southern) ocean of international opportunities open to Sewanee students. Dive in and explore international internships, jobs, and research and volunteer opportunities to see how much more there is to the world.

FACULTY & STAFF RESOURCES

The Office of Global Citizenship offers resources to support faculty and staff in various international and educational endeavors. Some of these include leading programs abroad, advising international students, hosting international scholars, and acquiring and maintaining immigration status.

STAFF

The Office of Global Citizenship would love to hear from you!

A World Free of Poverty

PETER KUSEK, C'01 | SLOVAKIA | WORLD BANK GROUP, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Each day that Peter Kusek enters his place of work, the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington, DC, he sees the words “Our Dream is a World Free of Poverty” carved in stone, an enduring testament to the nature of the issue and to the elusive solution.

For Kusek, the search for a solution to that problem and the nature of global citizenship are linked to the same idea: connection. Global citizenship “means taking a keen interest in and concern for what is happening in our world...It also entails an understanding and appreciation that our actions in one country affect citizens of other countries, and conversely, actions elsewhere in the world affect us.

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Connecting the Dots