Office of Global Affairs Programs

Gifts to the Office of Global Affairs Programs Fund provide support for international affairs activities.

UConn Global Affairs provides university-wide leadership to build and sustain global education at the University of Connecticut. We service international students and scholars; nurture strategic global partnerships; create and manage student, faculty, and staff mobility programs; promote collaborative international research; develop curricula to build global citizenship; and, deliver educational and professional services that support sustainable economic and social development. We are UConn’s gateway to the world and a bridge for innovative experiential learning. Global Affairs is also home to world-renowned human rights teaching, research, outreach and programming. Through the Human Rights Institute (HRI) and The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center (Dodd Center) Global Affairs is also home to world-renowned human rights teaching, research, outreach and programming. HRI is a national leader in human rights research and teaching, with one of the largest interdisciplinary programs in the country, and the only public university offering a human rights major. The Dodd Center advances human rights on campus and beyond with innovative outreach and engagement programs, including K-12 human rights education and business and human rights.