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WHO WE AREFOUNDED1855Michigan State Universityis known worldwideas a top researchuniversity and hometo a vibrant anddiverse communityof undergraduate andgraduate students, aswell as renowned scholars andscientists from around the globe. It’s a hub forinternational programs, centers, and events andworldwide partnerships.Institute in western Michigan and the MSUDetroit Center to primary schools in Thailandand the Southern Astrophysical Researchtelescope in Chile.The impact can be seen from small businessstart-ups in Michigan to jatropha fields inThailand, where MSU is fighting poverty andslowing climate change, to a remote village inTanzania, where an MSU-designed computersystem powered by the sun is empoweringchildren with educational resources.INTERNATIONAL STUDIES& PROGRAMS207 INTERNATIONAL CENTERMICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITYEAST LANSING, MI 48824-1035USAFAX: 00+1+517-353-7254EMAIL: ispinfo@isp.msu.eduStudies and Programs supports and encouragesinternational research and scholarshipopportunities.WHERE WE AREWWW.ISP.MSU.EDU00+1+517-355-2350abroad, international students and scholars,international research collaborations, visitinginternational professionals and Peace Corpsrecruiting. Additional units include area studiesand international thematic centers.Through programs that are not onlyinterdisciplinary but intercontinental, MSUstudents and scholars, scientists, and leadersare at work—from the MSU Bioeconomyequal-opportunity employer.PHOTO CREDITS: Cover image courtesy of MSU’sannual Global Focus competition featuring “Pathto Enlightenment” by Amber Arashiro. Back coverMassai women in Kajiado, Kenya by Thomas Smucker;Chiapas, Mexico by Robert Blake.


5,000 FACULTY ANDACADEMIC STAFFMSU’S INTERNATIONAL PROFILEINTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND PROGRAMS DIRECTORYwww.isp.msu.eduMSU’S INTERNATIONALOBJECTIVES5,200 ACRE(2,100 HECTARE)CAMPUS WITH660 BUILDINGS• Advance international research collaborations.• Build strategic international partnerships.• Internationalize the campus and curriculum.• Enhance foreign language instruction.• MORE THAN 30 internationally focused• MORE THAN 1,400 faculty and academicwork abroad.• MORE THAN 180 active partnerships withinternational organizations in 90 countries.• MORE THAN 5,000 international studentsand scholars from more than 130 countries.• A LEADER IN STUDY ABROAD programmingand participation with more than 260 programsin over 60 countries on all continents.47,000 STUDENTSREPRESENTINGMORE THAN 130COUNTRIES• A TOP PRODUCER of Peace Corpsvolunteers and Fulbright Awards forU.S. scholars.• MSU is home to 5 NATIONAL RESOURCESCENTERS supported by the U.S. Departmentof Education Title VI funding.• Ranked among the TOP 100 UNIVERSITIESin the world by the Shanghai Jiao Tongacademic rankings.427,000LIVING ALUMNIWORLDWIDE17 DEGREE-GRANTINGCOLLEGESADVANCINGINTERNATIONALRESEARCHCOLLABORATIONSAfrican Studies Centerwww.africa.msu.eduAsian Studies Centerwww.asia.isp.msu.eduCanadian Studies Centerwww.canadianstudies.isp.msu.eduCenter for Advanced Study ofInternational Developmentwww.casid.isp.msu.eduCenter for European, Russian,Eurasian Studieswww.cers.isp.msu.eduCenter for Gender in Global Contextwww.gencen.msu.eduCenter for International BusinessEducation and Researchwww.ciber.msu.eduCenter for Language Educationand Researchwww.clear.msu.eduCenter for Latin American andCaribbean Studieswww.latinamerica.isp.msu.eduCommunity Volunteers forInternational Programswww.cvip.isp.msu.eduEnglish Language Centerwww.elc.msu.eduInstitute of International Agriculturewww.iia.msu.eduInstitute of International Healthwww.msu.edu/unit/iihInternational Extension Programswww.iie.msu.edu/owen.htmlJapan Center forMichigan Universitieswww.jcmu. isp.msu.eduCollaborationwww.isp.msu.edu/oircStudents and Scholarswww.oiss.isp.msu.eduEducationwww.ed-web3.educ.msu.edu/internationalwww.studyabroad.isp.msu.eduwww.peacecorps.isp.msu.eduMSU Dubaidubai.msu.eduMuslim Studies Programwww.muslimstudies.isp.msu.eduVisiting InternationalProfessional Programwww.vipp.isp.msu.eduVolunteer English Tutoring Programwww.vetp.isp.msu.eduBUILDINGSTRATEGICINTERNATIONALPARTNERSHIPS

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