Over the past decade, the Barnard curriculum has expanded its global influence by increasing opportunities for faculty and students to gain educational, work, and volunteer experience.

Barnard has active agreements with the following university partners for the Visiting International Stuent Program (VISP) or for the direct exchange of students:

Each year, Barnard departments and centers host visiting international scholars who enrich the campus community through their research and teaching.  The following scholars are visiting Barnard this Spring 2018:

Funding is available to offset the cost of a short-term faculty-led program for Barnard students.  Competitive awards of up to $5,000 may be applied toward subventing the costs of the program.  The next round of proposals are due by May 1, 2018 for a winter or spring break 2019 program linked with a spring semester course.  All proposals are reviewed by the Faculty Committee on Internationalization in conjunction with the Dean for International and Global Strategy and the Provost. 

Every year, Barnard faculty lead programs abroad - either as part of a semester course or as stand-alone opportunities in the summer or winter.  The Dean for International and Global Strategy, often in conjunction with academic departments, makes financial support available to keep program costs low for students. 

Faculty-led programs in 2016-17 included:

Every year, Barnard students study abroad in more than 35 countries.