Global Studies and Languages
In our era of global challenges, we know that it’s never been more critical to apply our collective knowledge for the public good. From ecological sustainability and food security to public health and conflict resolution — many of the greatest challenges confronting our world recognize no borders. The solutions will require cross-cultural communication and a rich appreciation of the complexities of the emerging world.
Bringing together nearly 100 faculty members with wide-ranging expertise, the School of Global Studies and Languages is a new home for interdisciplinary scholarship, multilingual perspectives, and cross-cultural dialogues at the UO. Offering exceptional academic and professional development that prepares students to thrive in a globalized workforce, it’s also a place where world-class researchers address timely issues.
Boasting a long tradition of international research and outreach, the University of Oregon is a leader in global education. Our alumni can be found working in diplomatic service, intergovernmental organizations, and multinational businesses worldwide. We also excel at language education, ranking in the top ten among North American universities for producing graduates with degrees in five different languages.
Stories of Impact
Undergrad melds math and language to help folks find their way
UO senior helps with research on bilingual signage that's helping make downtown Eugene safer, more welcoming for Spanish speakers
Personal experience helps UO grad launch peacemaking career
Raimy Khalife-Hamdan was selected for a prestigious Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Global studies for a world of opportunity
Recent PathwayOregon graduates share how Global Education Oregon advising and scholarship program changed their lives
Summer study abroad program breaks enrollment record at UO
After two years of travel limits, Global Education Oregon sees highest enrollment ever
UO launches new school of Global Studies and Languages
The school will debut a cutting-edge global studies major and introduce new, interdisciplinary courses
Indigenous students are trained to teach language in Indigenous communities
The program is a collaboration between the nine federally recognized Tribal Nations in Oregon and the College of Education UOTeach master’s program
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