Academics & Research

  • Guaranteed: An International Experience

    Yale Center for International and Professional Experience ensures that every undergraduate on financial aid has the opportunity and financial support to work, study, or conduct research abroad.

  • Construction, Context, and Culture

    The School of Architecture’s advanced design studios send students around the world to work on projects grappling with contemporary architectural issues in urban and natural environments.

  • Pioneering New Genetic Methodologies

    The Fudan-Yale Biomedical Research Center directed by Tian Xu is advancing research in causes of human disease by using cutting-edge approaches and building bridges between Yale and China.

  • New Directions in Russian Studies Project

    The Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded Yale $200,000 for the interdisciplinary Russian Studies Project to develop more robust programming and expanded opportunities for students and faculty.

  • Bringing Yale Science to the World

    The Yale Ciencia Initiative expands access to scientific knowledge, experiences, and careers among communities or populations traditionally underrepresented in the scientific enterprise.

The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale is the University’s focal point for encouraging and coordinating teaching and research on global affairs, regions, and cultures around the world. From science and engineering to arts and humanities, explore the many different ways in which faculty, students, and scholars at Yale undertake study, research and discussion about international and global issues.

Centers & Initiatives

Discover Yale’s academic and research centers and initiatives concentrating specifically on international topics including area studies, languages, law, science, arts and humanities and more.

Faculty Research & Activities

Access the database of the Yale faculty’s worldwide research interests and projects. Spanning academic disciplines, Yale faculty members are involved in joint research centers and projects from Chile and Brazil to China and Japan.

Library Collections

Search the international collections of the Yale University Library, one of the world’s leading research libraries which includes around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases.

Museums & Galleries

Explore the University’s extensive collections at the Yale University Art Gallery, the Yale Center for British Art, the Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the Collection of Musical Instruments. All the collections are open to the public.

Yale Digital Content

Search across Yale’s collections of art, natural history, books, and maps, as well as photos, audio, and video documenting people, places, and events that form part of Yale’s institutional identity and contribution to scholarship.

Open Yale Courses

Learn from Nobel Prize winning faculty in Yale’s free and open online courses. Open Yale Courses are made available through Coursera, which offers students a paid Verified Certificate option.