Yale and the World

Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

Yale’s reach is both local and international. The University partners with its hometown of New Haven, Connecticut and engages with people and institutions across the globe in the quest to promote cultural understanding, improve the human condition, delve deeper into the secrets of the universe, and train the next generation of world leaders.

View the timeline of Yale’s history

The Yale and the World (YATW) website provides a comprehensive directory for the myriad of internationally oriented programs at Yale. These programs are housed in virtually every school, department, and center across Yale.  

Read more about Yale’s Global Strategy

Yale’s global initiatives involve close collaboration with colleagues in offices across the Yale campus and around the globe, including:

Office of International Affairs

Office of International Students and Scholars

Yale Young Global Scholars & YYAS

Yale-NUS College New Haven Office

Yale-NUS College in Singapore

Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London

Yale Center Beijing in China

Gruber Foundation in New Haven

Yale Institute for Global Health

Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs

For more information, please contact us by email at: world@yale.edu