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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Global Learning Opportunities for Graduate Students

Global opportunities for students range from credit-bearing study abroad and internships to field studies, clinical research opportunities, service learning, and more.

Support for International Research

Northwestern Buffett supports graduate students’ international research with travel awards.

Explore Opportunities

Graduate and professional students can also take advantage of international opportunities through individual schools and programs. Options include joint-program degrees, medial rotations, externships and exchanges.

  • Feinberg School of Medicine: Center for Global Health offers funding for research and educational opportunities abroad. Learn about global health opportunities.
  • McCormick School of Engineering: Global Initiatives offers a Global Initiative Student Ambassador awards and helps students part in scholarly activities in other countries. Visit the Global Initiatives website.
  • Kellogg School of Management: Global Opportunities offers an executive MBA network on seven Kellogg campuses, exchange programs in 20 countries and the Global Initiatives in Management Program. Learn about the program.
  • Pritzker School of Law: International Programs Office offers exchange programs with seven universities around the world and international joint degree options in Spain and France. Visit the International Programs Office.
  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications: Medill Global offers journalism residencies in Argentina, Qatar and South Africa, as well as course-related trips to travel and report abroad. See global residency options.