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CGIS Mission Statement

The Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS) develops inclusive and accessible educational opportunities around the globe, primarily for LSA undergraduates. Our academically rich programs foster intellectual curiosity and intercultural understanding by encouraging students and faculty to engage with host communities through conscious and responsible participation. CGIS offers over 100 programs in 45 countries, from short-term summer programs to traditional semester- and year-long study abroad. CGIS is committed to furthering diversity within study abroad.