The Global Diversity Overseas Seminar

A professional development program that explores interculturalism, diversity and social justice issues in a global context. For 2014, the GDOS program focused on Ghana.​

GDOS Ghana 2014

Making an Impact

Scholars at Washington University are taking aim at one of the most pressing issues facing children and adults alike – proper nutrition.

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Study Abroad

Drawing from an elite global network of partner institutions, Washington University in St. Louis connects faculty and students through research, field work, language study and service around the world.

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McDonnell Academy

Our lead international initiative educates future leaders from around the world and creates a global network of research and scholars.

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After the War

Faculty and alumni with expertise on the region share their perspectives on the future of Afghanistan through lenses that include economic development, military involvement and human rights.

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Washington University in St. Louis creatively addresses and explores the opportunities and challenges of our global society through international collaborations, education, research and partnerships.


Global MedPrep Scholars Program – Shanghai

“The Global MedPrep Scholars Program opens the world to our students, giving them the unique opportunity to be fully immersed in another culture and allows them to see first hand the similarities and differences of a career that they will soon enter.  Few places offer such a unique experience that can be found in this program.  It’s one that our students will remember forever,” Greg Polites, M.D.

Read about the Global MedPrep Program.