Office of the Vice President for International Relations
Bringing the World to Northwestern and Northwestern to the World
The Office of the Vice President for International Relations, under the leadership of Dévora Grynspan, advances the strategic goals of the university in a global context by developing and strengthening international partnerships, providing international opportunities for faculty and administrators, hosting foreign delegations and events, and supporting and integrating the global activities of various units on campus.
We regularly host international visitors and delegations and customize agendas tailored to their interests.
LUNAR NEW YEAR GREETINGS FROM NORTHWESTERN PRESIDENT MICHAEL SCHILLJanuary 31, 2023. The 17th President of Northwestern Univeristy, Michael Schill, welcomes the Year of the Rabbit with a Lunar New Year Greeting to the Northwestern community.
GLOBAL ENGINEERING TREK TO GERMANY RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICEJanuary 24, 2023. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has awarded Northwestern a DAAD Group Study Visit grant for the upcoming Global Engineering Trek to Germany in September 2023.
NORTHWESTERN LEADS BIG TEN ACADEMIC ALLIANCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND INTERNATIONALIZATIONOctober 17, 2022. This summer, a group of 13 U.S. university administrators from the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) spent a week in Germany as the capstone to a six-month professional development program on internationalization in higher education.
Faculty and Staff Engagement
Northwestern's Global Journey
Take a journey through the past and explore Northwestern’s rich international history by (re)discovering significant milestones and memorable moments; from early global engagement opportunities and an increasingly international student and faculty body to the interdisciplinary study abroad programs and innovative global collaborations that Northwestern is known for today.