The Office of the Vice President for International Affairs provides leadership and advocacy for international programs and activities on all eight campuses and coordinates the resources necessary to sustain their growth.
On October 30, Ayaan Ali Khan, master of the sarod, will perform at the opening of the IU India Gateway in Gurgaon, near New Delhi. Part of a famous family of musicians, Khan has participated in workshops on Indian traditional music at IU Bloomington. A delegation of senior officials from IU will attend the opening event on October 30.
Tuesday, November 11, 4:00-5:00pm Presidents Hall (in Franklin Hall), IU Bloomington Vice President David Zaret will speak about the IU presidential delegation’s September trip to Turkey and October trip to Saudi Arabia. There will be an opportunity for questions and informal conversation with members of the delegation. This event is cosponsored by the School of Global and International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.
This historical retrospective shows how a public university took study abroad from its beginnings to making the institution a leader in international education today.
IU Jacobs School of Music students went to Paris last summer to participate in a study abroad program in electronic music composition and to attend the ManiFeste electronic music festival. The program was sponsored jointly by the Council on International Educational Exchange and Indiana University. Compositions by these students were accepted for a juried festival in Greece, and the program has inspired a new IU undergraduate minor in electronic music.
In response to the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Indiana University will present an educational forum Monday, Oct. 13, to raise awareness on campus and in the community and to highlight IU's connections in the region, especially in Liberia.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie concluded the first official visit by a standing IU president to Turkey since 1955, wrapping up a week of productive meetings with educational, business and government leaders, as well as with members of IUs two Turkish alumni chapters.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has signed an agreement between IU and one of Turkey's top higher educational institutions, Middle East Technical University.