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                                    A Northwestern direction can open windows to the world.

                                    Our Global Commitment

                                    The Northwestern experience spans the globe, prioritizing international study for students and collaborations for faculty. We foster a truly diverse environment, composed of students and faculty from around the world. We strive to make a positive, cross-cultural and durable impact through global engagement, at home and abroad.


                                    Northwestern has three vibrant and growing campuses — Chicago, Evanston and Doha, Qatar — along with sites in San Francisco, New York City, Washington, DC and Miami with more global expansion to come.


                                    By the Numbers

                                    5,500international students and scholars
                                    70+international partners in 30+ countries
                                    2,850 students go abroad each year
                                    1 in 10 undergraduates in the class of 2020 is from outside the United States
                                    $100m gift to Northwestern earmarked for global initiatives


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                                    Our Research

                                    Northwestern scholars focus on critical global issues through collaborative research, public dialogue and engaged scholarship.

                                    Learn about our Research
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                                    Our Networks

                                    Our students, scholars and alumni benefit from a strong network that spans the globe. Find opportunities to collaborate and connect wherever you are.

                                    See partnerships and collaborations
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                                    International Students

                                    Students from around the globe comprise one quarter of our full-time students. See why they are choosing Northwestern.

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                                    Opportunities abroad

                                    Study abroad in more than 50 countries. Connect with alumni around the world.

                                    Northwestern in the World


                                    How governments around the world responded to COVID-19

                                    Trends indicate that privacy issues and health care provisions are often bypassed

                                    Chance to connect with students around the world

                                    Northwestern seeks delegates to the U7+ Worldwide Student Forum

                                    Northwestern to host Global U7+ Summit in November

                                    Second annual summit, originally scheduled for June, will take place Nov. 23 and 24



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