Institute for Global Engagement

The Grinnell Institute for Global Engagement  creates opportunities for students and faculty to develop their knowledge of the world.  Its mission is to advance Grinnell’s global learning goals by facilitating collaboration across academic departments, centers, and programs to promote international learning and research. The Institute includes initiatives related to international students, off-campus study, co-curricular engagement, and strategic partnerships.

Grinnell-in-London students on field trip in countryside, with old tower in the background
Study for a semester with Grinnell faculty and students in London, England.
Group of students waits for a train in Europe
The Global Learning Program (GLP) Tutorials explore specific themes in semester-long courses.
Group of students at Glasnevins Cemetery in Dublin, Ireland
Course-embedded travel allows you to study for a semester as well as travel for 7-14 days, both under the guidance of your expert faculty.
Three female students in Berlin
More than half of Grinnell students study abroad through dynamic third-party programs.
Students and faculty tour Moscow
GDS is a concentration you can design to fit your interests in developing countries.
Students performing a traditional dance
International and global-nomad students compose a vibrant presence at Grinnell.
A group of students poses in front of The New York Times office
The Rosenfield Program connects the Grinnell community to the broader social and political issues that define the world beyond Grinnell.