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

Position(s) Available

The Institute for Global Studies (IGS) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for one or more full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in the broad field of human rights. Appointments will be 100%-time over the nine-month academic year. Appointments will be made at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience, and consistent with collegiate and University policy. These will be joint appointments between the Institute for Global Studies and the appropriate disciplinary unit in the College of Liberal Arts. Appointments will begin fall semester 2016 (August 29, 2016).

For more information please visit the University of Minnesota Employment Site.

The job ID is 303819

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.