Elon is committed to 100 percent access to global engagement, which includes Study Abroad, Study USA, and other international opportunities for students. For 17 straight years, Elon has earned a #1 ranking for study abroad from the Institute for International Education. Students are studying in every corner of the world. With a wide variety of options, there is a global engagement opportunity that fits every major, budget, schedule, and student.
Students that wish to have a global focus to their academic discipline have many areas from which to choose. While the Elon Core Curriculum interweaves global awareness throughout a student's Elon experience, the departments and programs below focus on preparation for global citizenship.
Elon’s campus, inside and outside the classroom, provides a wide range of opportunities to develop intercultural agility and the critical skill to look through multiple lenses at a given issue or problem. Below are programs, offices, and initiatives that are an important part of Elon’s role in developing global citizens.
Elon welcomes to its campus students, faculty, scholars, and staff from around the world. These classmates and colleagues add to the global fabric of the Elon community, provide different perspectives, and build lasting relationships.
Global Opportunities for Faculty and Staff
One way that Elon creates such a vibrant global campus is by offering faculty and staff opportunities for professional development related to global engagement. By enhancing their own global teaching, scholarship, service, and professional skills, faculty and staff can better prepare students for an increasingly interdependent world.