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We are the first stop for undergraduates seeking a global learning experience
The Global Learning Office (GLO) unites the former Office of Undergraduate Learning Abroad and the Global Engagement Studies Institute in a single team dedicated to meeting Northwestern students’ diverse global learning needs. Through GLO, Northwestern offers credit-bearing study abroad, exchange, research, and academic internship opportunities that prepare students for success in today’s interconnected world. And because global learning happens on campus as well as abroad, GLO is leading the effort to engage faculty, staff, and students in developing global learning objectives for Northwestern undergraduates and collaborative programs that will support their attainment.
This integration comes as part of the larger restructuring of all global offices under the Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs.
700+Over 700 Northwestern students study abroad each academic year.
The Global Learning Office serves as a comprehensive resource for international academic experiences for students at Northwestern. GLO offers a diverse range of programs abroad that challenge students to engage with difference, develop intellectually and emotionally, broaden their global perspectives, and expand their intercultural skills and understanding.
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