Internationalizing VCU takes many forms. Whether it’s an academic unit aiming to develop an innovative program that supports VCU’s global priorities, a faculty member looking to enrich their research and teaching through an expanded global network or a student seeking a real world engagement with other cultures either abroad or on campus, the Global Education Office is here to help! Regardless of how you choose to be involved, we welcome your participation in GEO’s mission to increase the global impact of VCU’s research, teaching and service and to expand our role on the world’s stage.


GEO advances VCU’s three global priorities:

This year the Global Education Office advanced these goals in the following ways:

Recruitment & Retention

Recruit and retain international students and scholars.



Increase the global engagement of VCU students and faculty.


Global Footprint

Expand VCU’s global footprint through our research, teaching and service.