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International Resources



Vanderbilt envisions our graduates as active global citizens who lead collaboratively to confront the world's difficult problems. Global learning is thus infused through our curricular and co-curricular offerings as well as our programmatic support services. Some of the offices that contribute to this effort are spotlighted below. 

English Language Center

English Language Center (ELC) provides quality English-language instruction to individuals who have a first language other than English 

Global Education Office

The Global Education Office (GEO) administers study abroad and student exchange programs.

Office of Active Citizenship and Service

Office of Active Citizenship and Service (OACS) creates applied community service experiences that give every undergraduate an opportunity to engage to question, and to create change locally and globally.

Global Support Services

Global Support Services (GSS) provides infrastructure and operational guidance for VU's international education and research.

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides advice, counseling, and advocacy regarding immigration, cross-cultural, and personal matters

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