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For Undergraduate Students

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies is a place for undergraduates to learn, discover international opportunities, make global connections, and grow as leaders and citizens of the world. 

Connect with us. You’ll find the community and support you need.

"Participating in the Laidlaw Scholars Program has been a great privilege of my time at Cornell. The two-year duration of the scholarship has allowed me to be intensely involved with my professor’s research program at Cornell and with her partner in Kenya, introducing me to the best colleagues and most rewarding experiences."—Eli Newell '24

Welcome to the Einaudi Center

We're made up of eight regional and thematic programs that specialize in every region of the world. Whether you want to go abroad, complete a minor, study a language, or get involved in global research, you'll find a supportive network at the Einaudi Center. 

Stop in to see us when you’re on campus! We’re on the ground floor of Uris Hall behind Rusty’s Café.

Explore Academic Opportunities

International opportunities fit seamlessly into your academic path. Whether you're interested in a global minor, learning a language, conducting research, or going abroad—the Einaudi Center is here for you. 

Get Involved

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Undergraduate Global Scholars

Every year, undergraduate global scholars learn to engage with a new global issue. This spring, a cohort of undergraduates are thinking critically about global freedom of expression as part of Cornell's theme year.

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Academic Minors

Study the world by region or interdisciplinary theme

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Short-term Study Abroad

Travel to Cambodia, Ecuador, Zambia, Ghana, and beyond

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Culture & Language Program

Volunteer to teach a language at a local school

Check Out Funding Opportunities

For Research, Languages, International Experiences, and More

We offer a range of funding opportunities to support you throughout your undergraduate career—from your first year to graduation and beyond.

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Select Opportunities from Einaudi’s Programs

Don’t miss out on dozens of additional fellowships and awards from our programs!

Student Event Funding

Is your group planning a campus event? The Einaudi Center supports student organizations planning campus events of international interest—speakers, cultural events, and more. We consider requests for up to $300  for activities approved by Cornell’s Office of the Dean of Students. To apply, fill out this form

Attend Einaudi Events

We offer daily in-person, hybrid, and virtual events on local and global topics—from student info sessions, to lectures featuring world leaders and top experts, to friendly seminars for researchers who share your interests.

Don’t miss a thing! Subscribe to weekly event emails today. Watch past events on YouTube.