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

FLAS Fellowships for Language Learning!

The Institute for Global Studies together with the African Studies Initiative and the Consortium for the Study of the Asias are pleased to announce a new competition for Summer 2015 and Academic Year 2015-2016 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for graduate and undergraduate students.  For detailed information about the fellowships, eligibility and the application process, please refer to the FLAS Fellowship web page.

FLAS Application deadline is Monday, February 9, 2015.

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.


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