Global Initiatives & Programs

Making IUPUI a global university

We’re committed to preparing our students to succeed as global citizens in this rapidly changing world.

That means strengthening our international reputation. Recruiting and supporting students from around the globe. Hosting international scholars. And making international experiences a part of our curriculum.

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Creating an international college experience

We strongly encourage students to incorporate an international component into their studies. To make this possible, we offer a wide variety of study abroad, international service learning, and international internship opportunities.

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Bringing the world to Indianapolis

A diverse group of students smile at their IUPUI graduation.

We welcome students from around the globe and are committed to increasing the number of international students on our campus. Their presence enriches campus life and turns every classroom into a cultural exchange.

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In 2015–16, 1,953 international students studied at IUPUI and made up 7 percent of the student population.

Building educational partnerships across the globe

We engage in transformational partnerships that expand our capacity to educate students, conduct research and serve communities.

We have particularly strong ties with partner universities in Kenya and China. More than 60 other international affiliations are in place.

Learn more about our international partnerships