We strive to infuse global awareness into all aspects of of our research programs.

By partnering with some of the world’s leading educational institutions, our community is more innovative, developing solutions that will lead to a better world.

Our research initiatives include the Abundant, Clean, and Cost-Effective Energy Systems for Sustainability (ACCESS), the Africa Initiative, The Corporate Alliance for Washington University and Indian Institute of Technology (CAWI), Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU), The International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (InCEES), the India Initiative, Institute for Public Health and Global Health Center, The McDonnell Academy Global Energy & Environment Partnership (MAGEEP) and The Next Age Institute (NAI).

Resources for International Research

If your research is taking you outside the United States, we encourage you to learn more about the resources that are available to assist you and are dedicated to your safety.

The Office of the Provost provides advice and resources for WashU researchers who are considering using a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaboration between one or more institutions.


If you need help while abroad, Call WashU Police Department (+1-314-935-5555). Your request will be coordinated immediately with the university’s Emergency Management Team.

Research Impact

Our global initiatives offer international collaborative research opportunities that empower our students, faculty and staff to create meaningful impact.

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