UB’s research, teaching and service encompass the world. With extensive international programs and a campus community enriched by a large population of international students and faculty, our reach is global.
UB's research, teaching and service encompass the world. With
extensive international programs and a campus community enriched by
a large population of international students and faculty, our reach
Working at home and abroad, UB students and faculty apply their
knowledge to a diverse range of projects addressing global
challenges. UB research and outreach programs span the globe,
touching every continent. | Learn
UB offers a curriculum and campus-learning experience that
prepares students for life and work in an increasingly
interconnected, global society. Through coursework at home and
opportunities to study overseas, students acquire cross-cultural
skills and a contextualized understanding of world affairs. | Learn
Situated on the border with Canada, UB is one of America’s
most internationalized universities. We enroll a larger proportion
of international students than any other university of our kind,
and our campus life is rich in cultural programming. | Learn
Diverse overseas opportunities complement and enhance the work
of UB students and faculty. Our professors increasingly engage in
international research and teaching, while growing numbers of our
students go abroad for study, research and service. | Learn
UB centers and institutes advance the study of an array of
international topics, from language and literature to global health
and cross-border trade. Leading-edge scholarship on issues of
global significance is one of UB’s strengths.
Partnerships with leading institutions around the world enrich
UB’s academic and research programs. Cooperation includes
student exchanges, joint research projects and the delivery of
dual-degree programs. | Learn
Pavani Ram, an assistant professor of social and preventive medicine, is looking for simple solutions to pressing public health problems: namely, how to prevent the spread of disease from unsanitary conditions.
The Colombian city of Pasto, population 400,000, and several small villages sit at the foot of Galeras Volcano. Galeras is a threat, and UB’s Center for GeoHazards Studies is working to improve the community's disaster preparedness.
In a region of the world where tsunamis and monsoons threaten millions of lives, the UB/Amrita Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (UBARI) initiates and supports research on topics including trauma, extreme events and disaster management.
Following a destructive earthquake in Haiti, MCEER, UB’s Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, is partnering with a Haitian university to train engineers and architects to design buildings that can better withstand earthquakes.