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.
IU’s third gateway office, located in Kreuzberg, an international and cultural hub at the heart of Berlin, begins activities in August 2015. Professor Hannah Buxbaum directs the academic affairs of the IU Europe Global Gateway Office.
A new book, 40th Anniversary Retrospective: Overseas Study at Indiana University, recounts the development of study abroad at IU from 1972 until present day. The eight authors reflect on the uniqueness of study abroad just a few decades ago to today's perspective on study abroad as an activity that students expect. Royalties from the book will go to a scholarship fund for study abroad students at IU.
Teshome Alemneh will bring a quarter century of experience in managing higher education projects worldwide to Indiana University as the new leader of its Office of International Development.
The Indiana University China Office in Beijing has received a visit from an Indiana delegation led by Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, highlighting ways in which the university's global engagement will serve the people of Indiana.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie attended a U.S. State Department luncheon for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the first woman to lead the South American nation of more than 200 million.