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Aug22

Which Universities Are Most Generous to Refugees

"Going to college can feel like living in a bubble — you’re usually surrounded by like-minded people, you take a range of theoretical classes, your needs are, for the most part, met without much effort, and you’re not always connected to issues in the broader society."

Aug18

Women are held back from top academic careers in South Asia

"While women are increasingly entering the global academy as undergraduate students, they are having less success in securing leadership roles in higher education. This is a recurring problem in countries such as the UK, but it is even more pronounced in regions such as South Asia."

Aug9

Inequality, intolerance threaten universities – Kofi Annan

"Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on universities around the world to promote democracy as growing inequality and intolerance threaten higher education globally."

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Global Opportunities

  • Sep15

    EMGIP - Bundestag Internship

    "EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program) offers internship opportunities for U.S. students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are two months long."

  • Sep30

    Student Travel Writing Contest

    "The Only Contest to Cover Studying, Working, Interning, Volunteering and Living Abroad. All currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, students who have graduated within the past two years, and students currently on leave from school are eligible"

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Brown in the World

  • Undergraduate Study Abroad Students by Region

    475+ Undergraduate Study Abroad Students by Region

    Western Europe311
    Latin America51
    Asia37
    Multiple Countries21
    Africa15
    Oceania17
    Eastern Europe16
    Middle East8

    (Sources: Office of International Programs/Office of Institutional Research)

  • Faculty Conducting Research Abroad by Region

    510+ Faculty Conducting Research Abroad by Region

    Europe216
    Asia143
    Africa70
    North America67
    South America40
    Oceania19
    Antarctica2

    (Office of the Dean of the Faculty, Researchers@Brown)

  • Alumni Abroad By Region

    6,500+ Alumni Abroad By Region

    Asia2818
    Europe2219
    North America921
    South America231
    Oceania178
    Africa149

    (Source: Alumni Relations)

  • Undergraduate Research & Internships Abroad by Region

    329 Undergraduate Research & Internships Abroad by Region

    Europe90
    Asia126
    South America22
    Africa43
    Oceania15
    North America33

    (Sources: Dean of the College, Swearer Center, CareerLAB/BrownConnect)

The World at Brown

  • Language Course Enrollments

    2,000+ Language Course Enrollments

    Spanish420
    French370
    Chinese233
    Japanese154
    German153
    Arabic148
    Italian105
    Russian88
    Portuguese87
    American Sign Language83
    Korean66
    Hindi-Urdu29
    Haitian-Creole27
    Modern Greek23
    Czech17
    Persian16
    Swedish8

    (Source: Office of Institutional Research)

  • Citizenship of International Students at Brown by Region

    1,450+ Citizenship of International Students at Brown by Region

    East Asia571
    Western Europe196
    South Asia141
    Canada127
    South East Asia89
    Middle East78
    South America70
    Eastern Europe52
    Africa48
    Mexico & Central America30
    Australia & Oceania19
    Unknown17
    Central Asia15
    Caribbean5

    (Office of Institutional Research)

  • Concentrations with International Focus

    850+ Concentrations with International Focus

    Economics178
    International Relations75
    Political Science67
    English54
    Health & Human Biology49
    Environmental Studies40
    Comparative Literature36
    Literary Arts30
    Modern Culture & Media27
    Anthropology24
    Sociology24
    Classics23
    Music23
    Public Policy & Am. Inst.23
    Development Studies19
    Philosophy17
    Africana Studies15
    Latin Am. & Carib. Studies11
    Middle East Studies11
    Religious Studies11
    Ethnic Studies10
    Geological Sciences10
    Public Health10
    American Studies9
    German Studies9
    Linguistics9
    Hispanic Studies8
    Archaeology7
    French Studies7
    Gender & Sexuality7
    Slavic Languages6
    East Asian Studies5
    Portuguese & Braz. Stud.5
    Italian Studies4
    Early Cultures2
    Egyptology2
    Medieval Studies2
    Physics & Philosophy1
    South Asian Studies 1

    (Source: Office of Institutional Research)

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