The Center for International Education (CIE) administers programs that work toward establishing Adelphi University as a leader in international awareness and activity.
Studying abroad provides a unique opportunity for Adelphi students to gain cross-cultural skills, expand their global perspective, develop independence and self-reliance, enhance their language proficiency, and foster personal growth and confidence.
- Provide students with global competencies in order for them to be able to succeed, take leadership positions, and be agents of change in today’s complex and interdependent world, through study abroad, experiential education, and international internships
- Develop and maintain effective cooperation and exchange partnerships with selected institutions worldwide
- Encourage curriculum internationalization and international diversity on campus
- Foster international development, exchange, and overseas teaching opportunities to faculty and administrators
Life-Changing AdventuresFaculty-led study abroad courses during the January 2023 intersession included visits to England, Italy, Jamaica and Kenya. 5 Photos
Gain Global Insights in Less Time with Faculty-led Programs
Faculty-led study abroad programs are short-term programs and an excellent way to earn Adelphi credit and study a special topic with an Adelphi professor in a new cultural context.
In the above video, enthusiastic Adelphi students who took a 1-credit service-learning course in Kenya talk about being engaged with children at the Caroline Home—an orphanage and school founded by Anne Mungai, Adelphi’s associate provost for strategic initiatives and graduate studies.
Expand Your Classroom to the World: Exploring Italy with CEHS
Xiao-lei Wang, PhD, the dean of Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences (CEHS), guided a team of Adelphi pupils on an excursion to Italy. In the video “Following in the Footsteps of Educational Thinkers,” Dr. Wang stated that the College has a philosophy of “expanding the classroom to the world.” During the journey, CEHS students visited various destinations, including Rome, Pompeii, Florence, Pisa, and Venice.
We hope you will take advantage of the virtual international education opportunities below that allow you to gain global perspectives, and think about where you may study abroad in the future.
Let Your Mind Wander Around the World
Here are some additional resources to explore a new location, wander through world-class museums, and find a great new book.