There are more than 6,200 international students and 1,900 international scholars from 130 locations around the world at the University of Minnesota. Each of these individuals has a story, and we want to share them. Read more in our Stories & Research Section.

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Culture Corps

Culture Corps

Brings international perspectives into classrooms and onto campus through a series of either faculty or international student initiated projects.

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Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups

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Gathers small groups of international students and scholars together in an intimate atmosphere to explore their cross-cultural experiences and perspectives.

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iSuccess: Global Gopher Academy

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Introduces new international students to other U.S. and international students, U.S. culture, and life at the University of Minnesota through workshops, training sessions, tours, and fun activities. This six day program transitions students to their new life in Minnesota and provides important skills and experiences to help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.

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International Buddy Program

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Provides new international students during fall semesters with opportunities to develop friendships with students from other countries through intercultural learning, service, and social activities.

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Small World Coffee Hour

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Invites all international and domestic students, faculty and staff to gather together in relaxing social environment. Each interactive event has the flavoring of a specific cultural region’s activities, foods and traditions.

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Global Gopher Community

SCB Brings international and domestic students together into a single housing community that gives residents a global experience through interactive cross-cultural learning.

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Global Gopher Events

GGE Allows new international students to prepare for classes, make new friends, and discover all of the amazing services the University offers with advice from international student leaders

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