Office of International Education

Globalization of Education

International Partnerships

The University maintains international cooperative agreements and projects that add breadth and depth to its academic programs, fostering the development of global values, multiculturalism, diversity, integrity, and the equality of cultures and nations as well as enhance the URI undergraduate and graduate students’ global competence.

The University’s international partnerships include a a wide range of interests and practices that translates into international research, granting of dual degree at the graduate level and globalization of operations through institutional linkages and distance learning.


The Office of International Education (OIE), reporting to the Office of the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, will assist with the preparation of student mobility agreements, Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs, and National Student Exchange initiatives.

If you would like to learn more about forming international education collaborative partnerships, please read the section entitled “Develop an International Partnership.”

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