• Call for Proposals: Third Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program

    Call for Proposals: Third Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program

    UGA is launching the third round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program to encourage the development of sustainable international research and service activities. Grants ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 will be awarded to support preliminary international research, partnership development, and preparation of proposals in pursuit of specific sources of external funding. Read More
  • President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program Announced

    President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program Announced

    Up to $1 million dollars will be made available to support cross-disciplinary teams of UGA faculty, possibly working with external collaborators from other research universities, government agencies, or the private sector, who submit compelling proposals to address key aspects of these broad themes. Read More
  • UGA Researchers Use Single Molecule of DNA to Create World's Smallest Diode

    UGA Researchers Use Single Molecule of DNA to Create World's Smallest Diode

    Researchers at the University of Georgia and at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated for the first time that nanoscale electronic components can be made from single DNA molecules. Their study, published in the journal Nature Chemistry, represents a promising advance in the search for a replacement for the silicon chip. Read More
  • UGA study finds Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

    UGA study finds Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

    Iron, a critical element for living organisms, can be hard to hard to come by in open marine waters-except each summer, when atmospherically transported dust from north Africa's Sahara Desert provides pulses of biologically important nutrients, including iron, to the tropical marine waters of the Caribbean and southeastern U.S. Read More
  • Scientists, including UGA researcher, discover new reef system at mouth of Amazon River

    Scientists, including UGA researcher, discover new reef system at mouth of Amazon River

    A new reef system has been found at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world. As large rivers empty into the world's oceans in areas known as plumes, they typically create gaps in the reef distribution along the tropical shelves—something that makes finding a reef in the Amazon plume an unexpected discovery. Read More
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  • International Partnerships

    The University of Georgia has developed formal partnerships in over 50 countries around the world. Strategic international partnerships help build and expand the institution's capacity for teaching, research, and service through strong networks that encourage innovation and discovery. The International Partnerships unit of the Office of International Education serves as both a conduit and resource for UGA's international engagement. We assist UGA colleges, departments, and faculty with international collaboration development, contract negotiation and management, delegation hosting protocol, as well as with strategic planning for partnership development and implementation.

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  • Student Mobility

    Over 2,000 University of Georgia students -- nearly 6 percent of the student body – study abroad each year, selecting from over one hundred programs led by UGA faculty. Study abroad and foreign language acquisition encourage critical and creative thinking, improve cross-cultural communication skills, and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. In addition to outbound UGA students, the University is proud to host a significant number of international students for degree and non-degree study, improving the diversity and richness of the campus environment while drawing the brightest minds from around the world.

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  • Scholar Mobility

    International scholars are significant assets to the university community, representing the very best of the global talent pool. The number of international scholars at UGA increased 13% between 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, from 710 to 805 scholars. At the same time, UGA faculty continue to be internationally mobile – logging over 2000 international trips in 2014-2015 to conduct research, present at conferences and build networks internationally..

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  • Cortona Program

    Since 1970, the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy has been a leader in international arts education. Read More
  • UGA at Oxford

    The UGA at Oxford program has been in existence for over twenty-five years, making it one of the best established Read More
  • UGA Costa Rica

    UGA Costa Rica programs are built on the theme of integrative conservation. An integrative conservation approach respects the integrity of Read More
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