International Studies

The world is more “inter-national” and interconnected than ever, and knowledge of other people and cultures is an asset. SUNY Cortland’s international studies program offers outstanding preparation for success in today’s globally interdependent world.

This unique interdisciplinary program grounds international understanding in the context of a strong liberal arts education. You will explore political, economic and social structures of various countries and regions while examining the pressing challenges of today and gaining insight into the historical events that contributed to them.

Cortland offers you dozens of study abroad programs across five continents in addition to hundreds of other opportunities available through our partner institutions.

A Cortland international studies degree puts the world at your doorstep. Our graduates work in international business and law, with government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

College Forges New Partnership in China

Next fall exchanges may begin with Qufu Normal University, Shandong Province.

Model European Union Students Prepare for Brussels Event

The Model European Union (MEU) student group travels to the EU capital in January for its major annual simulation event.

High Profile Speaker to Discuss International Ed

Sally Crimmins Villela, SUNY assistant vice chancellor for global affairs, will speak Nov. 10.

European Union Award Puts College in Select Company

SUNY Cortland will develop a three-year program on the European Union with a grant awarded to three U.S. institutions.

Bank Grant Sending Scholars to Spain

Some 30 students will study in Salamanca as SUNY-Santander Global Scholars.


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