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    Centers and Programs

    The UCLA International Institute provides an administrative and thematic nucleus for international education and research programs on campus. At our core is a cluster of interdisciplinary research centers and programs focusing on major world regions and global issues. Our educational mission encompasses activities dedicated to teaching, research and community service.

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    Academic Programs

    The UCLA International Institute offers several popular interdisciplinary academic degree programs and undergraduate minors in international studies. They are among the very few interdisciplinary degree programs on campus that engage faculty from across departments and disciplines. These programs focus on geographic regions and/or global comparative issues, evolving to meet the needs and interests of students grappling with the contemporary world.

World Regions


The Americas


Europe and Eurasia

Middle East

Global and Thematic Programs

Academic Programs - Undergraduate



Academic Programs - Graduate

Special Programs