Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS)

Main Contact Info

G155 Angell Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Phone: 734.764.4311
Fax: 734.764.3229


Established in July 2009, the Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS) was created to provide a wide variety of global engagement and learning opportunities to the University of Michigan community. CGIS programming serves students with diverse academic interests at sites in all regions of the world, international and domestic.

CGIS also offers administrative and academic support to departments and units across campus hoping to launch their own individualized programs.

Global and Intercultural Studies Advising

Every day of the academic term, CGIS conducts peer-facilitated sessions, called Ready, Set, Go Global, which identify global opportunities available to all U-M students. CGIS program advisors also assist students in ...

Global Course Connections

Global Course Connections (GCC) programs provide an affordable way for students to participate in short-term field-based extensions of selected U-M courses. Students enroll for specific courses in either fall or winter, and then travel for 2-4 weeks ...

Spring/Summer Language Study

These spring or summer term programs allow students to complete their 3rd & 4th term language courses in one intensive in the field. Students deepen their comfort and fluency in a non-English language through direct immersion as they live with ...

Global Intercultural Experience For Undergraduates (GIEU)

GIEU expands learning beyond traditional classroom boundaries through intercultural, short-term (3 or 4 week summer) service projects. Small groups of diverse students called GIEU Student Scholars are ...

Michigan Global Academic Programs

Michigan Global Academic Programs (MGAP) programs offer global opportunities for students to study off campus during the entire academic year, spring, summer, fall or winter term.

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