The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives provides strategic direction for Penn’s global endeavors with a focus on efficient investment of university resources for global activities. The Office collaborates with Schools and Center across Penn and seeks to catalyze cross-school collaborations to integrate knowledge that addresses key issues. We partner with leaders from Penn and around the world to develop innovative interdisciplinary global strategies, initiatives and programs.
In addition, the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and its reporting offices provide important services in support of Penn’s global endeavors, including academic year study abroad, immigration services for international students and operational and compliance support for international projects. The four reporting offices are Penn Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, Global Support Services and Global Strategic Partnerships.