UC Davis has an ambitious goal of Global Education for All, aiming to provide all students—undergraduate, graduate, and professional—with international and intercultural learning experiences before graduation. Global Affairs offers programs, services, funding, and resources that support students in achieving their global learning goals.
Community-engaged learning involves applying knowledge to address community problems to achieve real objectives for the community and a deeper understanding of oneself. Learning occurs through a cycle of action and reflection.
Global Ambassador Mentorship Program
The Global Ambassador Mentorship Program matches new first-year and transfer international students with current students to connect them with a supportive community of friends and successfully adjust to life at UC Davis.
Global Skills and Leadership
Develop your skills and abilities to lead and engage diverse individuals who are based in multiple regions of the world in order to get things done. Take advantage of the variety of leadership seminars, workshops, conferences, and programs.
Internships and Research
Internships help you gain valuable work experience to be competitive in your career and job search. Access thousands of internship and research opportunities.
Study Abroad supports 1,300+ students each year in studying across 30+ countries, exploring the world, and gaining valuable skills and competencies abroad.
Global Learning Hub
Through the Global Learning Hub, each and every UC Davis student can find global learning opportunities available on campus, in the region, and across all seven continents.
Services for International Students and Scholars
SISS is helping to build a campus community that includes students and scholars from over 140 countries and six continents and serves 10,000+ international students, faculty, and researchers who come to UC Davis each year.
Finding Your Global Community
Whether you are a continuing or incoming international student, a current scholar or new to UC Davis, we are here to support you and help you find your Global Aggies community so you feel as at home as possible—even if from afar to start.
Global Learning Programs Search Tool
Explore our global learning programs search tool—which enables students to find opportunities by categories such as study abroad, internships, service learning, research, on-campus opportunities, virtual programs, and more.
Scholarships and Funding Search Tool
There are a variety of funding opportunities available to support global learning that include awards, fellowships, grants, scholarships, and funds to off-set or fully cover program costs.
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals are a set of ambitious goals, targets and indicators adopted by all United Nations member states in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Fulbright Program Opportunities
The Fulbright Program offers a wide range of research and educational exchange opportunities for UC Davis in over 130 countries—and brings international scholars and students here for academic collaborations that transform the campus community and build bridges to all parts of the world.
Events and Series
Global Career Development Series
The UC Davis Global Career Development Series is an ongoing event series hosted by the Global Learning Hub with the purpose of providing all students with additional global professional development resources and opportunities.
Campus Global Theme
The Campus Global Theme program identifies a topic linked to one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and engages the entire UC Davis community in related discussion, learning, discovery, and action.
Global Conversations Series
The UC Davis Global Conversations Series is an ongoing events series hosted by Global Affairs with the purpose of facilitating knowledge-sharing among UC Davis experts and external experts on global topics.
Global Learning Conference
Your global perspectives are valuable in today’s interconnected world. Come learn to articulate and market those skills in your career search while advancing your personal and professional goals.
Global Learning Showcase
The UC Davis Global Learning Showcase is held annually during fall quarter and offers a variety of info sessions and panels—each between 20 minutes and one hour—covering a wide range of global topics and opportunities.
International Education Week
International Education Week is a national week in November of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.