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New Report: Notre Dame is #2 in the nation for study abroad participation

The University of Notre Dame’s commitment to internationalization continues to be recognized on a national level, as the University moves up in the rankings for study abroad participation. The Institute for International Education ranks Notre Dame second among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation during 2016-2017.…
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ISSA announces new T-shirt design contest winner

International Student and Scholar Affairs, a division of Notre Dame International, unveiled the 2018 T-shirt design contest winner.  Xinyue Zhao, a second year PhD student in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics,…
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Greater China Scholars Easter Celebration Dinner

On April 3, 2018, the Greater China Scholars celebrated Easter together, learned about Catholic traditions and Jesus’ resurrection, and shared reflections. This was possible through the generous support from the Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Global Endowment and the collaboration with Campus Ministry. …

Applications now open for Family Friendship Program participants

For more than 50 years, International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) at the University of Notre Dame has paired international students with members of the local community, allowing participants to learn more about different cultures, traditions, and languages.

International Ambassadors: the ISSA Student Leadership Team

For the average incoming freshman, leaving friends and family to go to college for the first time is often an overwhelming experience. But for international students, these nerves and uncertainties are amplified, as they must travel longer distances and face an entirely new culture and language. That’s where the Notre...

International students immerse themselves in the South Bend community

On Friday, Feb. 24, the International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) will be hosting its fifth visit to the South Bend Center for the Homeless, one way that international students have the opportunity to become more involved in life outside of campus.  

U.S. State Department Updates Worldwide Travel Caution

In light of terrorist activity in Europe—and the U.S. State Department's update to the October 2014 Worldwide Travel Caution—Notre Dame International reminds Notre Dame travelers, especially students in Study Abroad programs, of the following resources and preventative safety measures: