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

Internship Opportunities: Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of the Arts

The Institute for Global Studies, in collaboration with the Consortium for the Study 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.

Award Announcements

2016-17 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships awardees have been announced.  The Global Studies winners are Paul Wollersheim, Abigail Rauls, Alana Erickson, Ruby Oluoch, Sarah DeGroot, Raisa Elhadi and Lydia Neus

For complete details see: Summer 2016 and Academic year 2016-17.

A Talle Family Scholarship for 2016-17 has been awarded to Global Studies student Meron Ayele.

Congratulations to all the winners!