Campus Partners

Area Study Centers

MSU Area Study Centers collaborate with MSU colleges and language departments to promote foreign language study and international exchange programs. Centers offer a full understanding of areas, regions or countries and link faculty to MSU‘s international partners to support instruction and research on significant global issues through an interdisciplinary approach.

African Studies
Asian Studies
Canadian Studies
European and Russian/Eurasian Studies
Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Student and Scholar Support Units

With a wide variety of expertise, International Studies and Programs student and scholar support units are experienced in mobilizing people across borders to increase international understanding, open opportunities for international education and bring international talent to the MSU community.

Community Volunteers for International Programs
International Research Collaboration
International Students and Scholars
Japan Center for Michigan Universities
Peace Corps Office
Study Abroad
Visiting International Professional Program

Affiliated Thematic Centers

Aligned with MSU academic colleges, Thematic Centers help faculty and students pursue international opportunities that advance knowledge in their academic disciplines and interests. Activities are designed to benefit the educational community and the public sector-regionally, nationally and internationally. MSU‘s Thematic Centers are home to many of MSU‘s externally funded international research and development projects, providing opportunity for faculty and students to work throughout the world.

China Programs
Center for Advanced Study of International Development
Center for Language Education and Research
Gender in Global Context
International Agriculture
International Business
International Education
International Health
Muslim Studies