The University of Florida International Center provides several programs that add value to existing faculty research programs and promote leadership in international research. These programs serve UF’s international mission and cultivate strong international partnerships.

Supporting faculty to build knowledge globally.

GLOBAL FELLOWS PROGRAM
A year-long program of workshops and funding to support international research.

SIT FACULTY SEMINARS ABROAD
Travel funding to School for International Training (SIT) seminars on short academic programs on intercultural topics.

FACULTY TEAM PROJECTS
Supports exploratory trips to establish local contacts and assess feasibility of the location for research and/or study abroad.

RESEARCH TUTORIALS ABROAD
Faculty is invited to propose an area specific research project that is academically suited to engage 2-4 undergraduate students in data collection for discovery and documentation for two to four weeks.

JUMP START
An opportunity for an experienced faculty member to bring a less experienced colleague to his or her international research site. 

EXCHANGE PARTNER VISITS
Limited number of travel grants for current Academic Managers of UF reciprocal student exchange programs to visit their respective international partner institutions

RESEARCH ABROAD FOR DOCTORAL (RAD) STUDENTS
Faculty can nominate students to receive funding to support international fieldwork.

FULBRIGHT EXPLORER
The Fulbright Scholar Program sends more than 800 scholars and professionals each year to over 140 countries.

EWEL POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
This program will enable a recent doctorate recipient to study ecology and environmental sciences at UF.

INTERNATIONALIZING CURRICULUM GRANTS
Curriculum grants to internationalize UF undergraduate courses as part of the Learning Without Borders initiative.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING
Travel grants to attend international education conferences for faculty and staff.

STUDY ABROAD DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
To supports colleges, departments and faculty in the development of new, innovative UF faculty-led study abroad programs, and increase undergraduate student participation in study abroad.

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Contact Julie Fesenmaier in the Office for Global Research Engagement for help with identifying potential opportunities.