Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS)
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.
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 (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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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