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About Us

The Office of the Vice President for International Relations was established in 2016 to provide leadership and support in the areas of partnership and program development, staff and faculty internationalization, and general coordination and communication related to international efforts on campus, such as:
  • Establishing and strengthening international partnerships and collaborations
  • Facilitating and processing international agreements
  • Hosting foreign delegations and visitors
  • Expanding international opportunities for Northwestern faculty and staff
  • Raising Northwestern's global visibility and reputation
  • Telling Northwestern's international story
  • Fundraising for global programs