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Award Winners

2018 Award Recipients

The Platinum Level of the award recognizes an institution at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses. The Gold Level award recognizes institutions that have excelled in one dimension of internationalization.

Florida State University - Platinum Winner

Florida State University is working to secure its place as a leader in internationalization. Offering study abroad opportunities in 60 disciplines at 20 locations across the globe, FSU ranks twelfth in the nation in study abroad participation. Learn more about FSU's internationalization efforts. 


University of Alberta - Gold Award in Leadership and Pervasiveness 

Over the past two decades, the University of Alberta has transformed into an institution that comprehensively enriches its academic agenda through international experiences. Learn more about the University of Alberta's efforts. 

Arizona State University - Gold Award in Internationalization of Research and Engagement

Arizona State University has worked to vastly expand its research productivity in recent years. The university increased investment in global research, instruction, and public service by 40 times since 2008. Learn more about the ASU's efforts. 


University of South Carolina – Gold Award in Inclusivity

The University of South Carolina has established a range of programs to ensure inclusive international learning experiences. These efforts include its Black & Abroad, LatinX Abroad, and Queer & Abroad programs, which connect students with study abroad alumni from these groups to help guide them through the study abroad process. Learn more about the USC's efforts. 

2017 Award Recipient
University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is working to become a global intellectual hub through the international strategy it launched in 2013. Leveraging the four pillars of its international strategy – diversity, cross-cultural competencies, partnerships and international development – the University of Calgary made vital strides in internationalizing its campus. Learn more about the University of Calgary's internationalization efforts. 


2016 Inaugural Award Recipient
University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota established a wide-ranging internationalization effort that spans the entire institution – from international students and study abroad to research projects and curriculum design. Learn more about the University of Minnesota's internationalization efforts. 


To view this year's award application, please visit the award website.