The University of Georgia and the Minas Gerais State Research Foundation have launched a new partnership to support international research collaboration with grant awards up to $15,000 to tackle issues — such as Zika .Read More
In the last two years, the program funded a range of projects, from novel developments of personalized cancer treatments to the development of phase change textiles used for solider combat uniforms, with each initiative receiving up to $9,000 to cover initial project costs.Read More
An international team—including scientists from the University of Georgia and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro—documented their findings in an April 22 study published in the journal Science Advances.Read More
In a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Georgia found that Vibrio bacteria respond rapidly to this influx of iron-rich Saharan dust, leading to large blooms of the potentially harmful bacteria in ocean surface water.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.
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..