Bridge in Africa

Photo credit: Michelle Kwon (Clear View, Ghana)

Welcome to SGS

SGS events instill deep curiosity and knowledge about other peoples, regions, and cultures.


Building in Spain

Photo credit: Katherine Irajpanah (Grow, Spain)

Welcome to SGS

Stanford Global Studies offers Stanford students an opportunity to extend classroom learning to immersive, cultural, and professional experiences through the Global Studies Internship Program.

Building in South Africa

Photo credit: Jasmine Reid (Bo Kaap Satellites, South Africa)

Welcome to SGS

In an effort to foster the sharing of research across academic fields and national boundaries, we launched a new Global Research Workshop program.



Taita Hills in Kenya

Photo credit: Lisa Poggiali (Taita Hills, Kenya)

Welcome to SGS

In 2020-21, SGS sponsored 452 virtual events, 52 virtual internships, and 132 research and language fellowships. These are just a few highlights from the past academic year.

Photo credit: Kinjal Vasavada (Inception, India)

Welcome to SGS

SGS is committed to outreach to foster global competencies, promote equitable opportunities in global education, and share Stanford’s resources with students and educators in our community.

Stanford Global Studies

The university’s hub for education, research, and community engagement centered on exploring issues, societies, and cultures in regional and global perspective. 

Students at commencem


The degrees we offer

Scuba bot


Our research initiatives

Educators at EPIC symposium


Community outreach efforts

Global Studies draws together 14 outstanding regional and transnational research centers that are at the forefront of their respective fields. Taken together, Global Studies offers not only a variety of perspectives from different sites across the globe, but also a way of thinking.
Jisha Menon
Jisha Menon
Fisher Family Director, Stanford Global Studies Division


Wednesday, July 13, 2022. 6:00pm
Thursday, July 14, 2022. 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center326 Galvez St., Stanford, CA 94305McCaw Hall


We encourage innovative collaboration among our 14 programs & centers within the School of Humanities and Sciences.