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  • International On Campus

    Each year, many international activities — from symposia and conferences to visits by prominent leaders in academia, government, industry and more — take place on campus, and allow the Princeton community to experience the world in its own backyard.

  • Returning Home

    International Princetonians return to their home countries for research and service.

insights

Letter From the Director

A message from Stephen Kotkin, director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs.

in the news

In Conversation with Anu Ramaswami

Anu Ramaswami, an interdisciplinary environmental engineer who is recognized as a pioneer on the topic of sustainable urban systems, was named Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies, professor of civil and environmental engineering, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and the inaugural director of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India.

University offers a new entrepreneurial immersion program in Shanghai

Since 2016, the Princeton Startup Immersion Program (PSIP), part of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, has offered undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain experience working with startups in New York City and Tel Aviv. The recently launched Shanghai program, which placed 22 students with 10 companies in the summer of 2019, built on PSIP’s success in the United States and Israel.

Novogratz gift endows Bridge Year Program

A transformative gift from an alumni couple will enable Princeton to expand its Bridge Year Program, which allows a group of incoming undergraduate students to spend their first two semesters as Princetonians engaged in community service abroad.

PIIRS expands Princeton Exploration Seminars

Last year, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), in cooperation with the Office of International Programs (OIP), launched Princeton Exploration Seminars.

in brief

Meet the Dean

Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu, senior associate dean of international programs, highlights the importance of international education and her new role at the University.

in my own words

Arrivederci, Italy!

Sally Jane Ruybalid ’21 reflects on her PIIRS Global Seminar in Rome.

in person

Job Training

Lindsey Schmidt ’21 balances work and athletic training as a Streicker Fellow in Jakarta, Indonesia.

“Nauru is what happens next.”

Jack Lohmann ’19 explores the island of Nauru for his senior thesis, documenting life and politics in a degraded environment.

At Home in Paris

Sarah Betancourt ’20 finds a sense of home while studying abroad and living with a host family in Paris.

in depth

International On Campus

International activities on campus allow the Princeton community to experience the world in its own backyard.

International Princetonians return to their home countries for research and service

Three international Princetonians return to their home country for research and service.

in focus

A Prescription for Medical Immersion

An advanced Spanish course offers travel to Ecuador and a chance to see medicine being practiced firsthand.

Mpala on Film

Research in rural Kenya provides a unique experience for Princeton undergraduate students.

In closing

#TellUsTigers

Tiny tales of Princeton students reveal big experiences around the world in this social media initiative.

Overheard on Campus

Quotes from Princeton faculty, fellows, staff and students.