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International Partnerships

To fully seize opportunities, successfully address challenges and continually exceed goals, the University of Illinois System embraces our role within a larger ecosystem. We actively lead and participate in essential collaboration and partnership across the globe.

Partnership brings shared resources, enhanced research and innovation, diverse viewpoints, improved learning outcomes and highly targeted workforce development.

We’re powering a growing number of partnerships by reaching out across the academic continuum and to business and industry, government, economic development agencies, research institutions, donors and alumni.

Here are just some of our strategic partnerships with partners around the world:


Great Lakes Higher Education Consortium


Wanxiang Fellows Program


U of I System adds new academic, research partners in India

U of I System liasion office 


Hebrew University of Jerusalem

HUJI/U of I Joint Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program


U of I System Mexican and Mexican-American Students (I-MMÁS) initiative

U of I System Mexico City office


National Taiwan University joins DPI

President Killeen meets Taiwan prime minister, discusses partnership


Learn more about global partnerships throughout the U of I System

Discovery Partners Institute

Illinois International

UIC Office of Global Engagement



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