Institute for Global Studies
214 Social Sciences
267 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-9007
Fax: 612-626-2242


The Institute for Global Studies (IGS) creates an environment for students and scholars at the University of Minnesota to investigate the sets of interrelated processes forming today's increasingly interdependent world. IGS provides a vibrant curriculum for students, brings together scholars from diverse disciplines, and works with the community to create partnerships examining global issues.


News and Information

The 2015 J.W. G. Dunn, Jr. Scholarship Application Process Open!

The Institute for Global Studies is pleased to accept applications for the 2015 J. W. G. Dunn, Jr., Scholarship for Foreign Research on International Peace. The Dunn Peace Research Scholasrhip was developed to provide an annual award for a University of Minnesota student to pursue research abroad dealing with issues of direct relevance to international peace. For more information, see the Funding for Students page and/or click on the links below.

Internship Opportunities: Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of the Arts

The Instute for Global Studies, in collaboration with the Consortium for the Stduy of the Asias, invites degree-seeking, advanced undergraduates and graduates students to apply for funding for internship opportunities where the student creates a research or artistic project as a means to further promote the collaborations outlined by Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of the Arts.

For more information about the internships and how to apply, click here.