Global Impact

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is committed to offering a global classroom. Our diverse student body, international research, study abroad, hundreds of partnerships, and robust student and faculty exchanges position us as a leader in the field of international education.

By the Numbers

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign ranks high among our international peers and makes a local impact with a global focus. Learn more about our international rankings and global impact.

Vision 2030: Illinois' Global Strategy

Vision 2030: Illinois' Global Strategy outlines five strategic priorities that will not only enhance the university's position as a global leader in higher education, but also address critical global challenges to support our state, the nation, and the world. Learn more about Vision 2030.

Interactive Map of Global Engagement

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign maintains 400+ institutional agreements, offers 300 education abroad programs, and welcomes the nation's second-largest international student population among public universities. See where we connect with the world. View the Interactive Map of Global Engagement.

International Offices & Academic Programs

In addition to Illinois International, there are a number of offices across campus that seek to facilitate the Illinois global classroom. Learn more about the International Offices and Academic Programs.

International Week

Through numerous educational, cultural, and recreational events co-hosted by student groups, centers, colleges, units, and local partners, International Week raises awareness about the breadth of international education, activities, and resources available to our community. Learn more about International Week.