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International Programs

International programs support the global engagement of students and faculty, enriching education, research and outreach with experience and perspectives beyond our borders.

Map of the world made with pulses and grains
International Programs
The commission is tasked with identifying the research, education and engagement efforts public universities should develop to ensure the three pillars of food security – access, availability and utilization – are met throughout the world.
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International Programs
The mission of the Knowledge Center is to improve development assistance to higher education around the world. We pursue this mission because we believe that institutions of higher education are vital to development, innovation, and poverty reduction.
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International Programs
For over ten years, APLU has served as a vital link between the university community, USAID, and the Board on International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD).
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International Programs
The International Programs Office and the Commission on International Initiatives leads an APLU agenda to take a leadership position on internationalization issues beyond development that serve CII membership interests.
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APLU is a leading higher education association in advocacy for international legislative priorities including international development, immigration, study abroad and Title VI.
Northern Arizona University working in India
International Programs
APLU member institutions have been deeply engaged in international development for decades.
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Economic Development & Engagement
APLU believes public and land-grant universities should dramatically expand engagement efforts with partners in the communities they serve—members of the public, community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, and others.
International Programs
The APLU Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research, and Engagement recognizes a public university excelling in its efforts to drive an inclusive approach to global engagement, research, and learning at their institution and measuring the impact of these efforts.
Students from Cornell conducting graduate research in Zambia
International Programs
The International Programs office has had a rich history of working on a number of projects and initiatives that has contributed to international development and comprehensive internationalization policies and activities.