Students in a small group in the Grille area of the JRC.

Global Development Studies (GDS)

Meet global challenges head-on.

More than anything, you want to know how you can use your talents and abilities to make the world a better place. Global Development Studies will introduce you to an array of imminent global challenges in human development and sustainable development. From there, you will discover research and internship opportunities specific to regions of the world that include sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Asia, and South America. Whether you seek meaningful solutions to climate change, food security, or human rights, GDS allows you to integrate your particular interests through a convergence of humanities, social science, and STEM disciplines. Economically, politically, historically, and culturally, the GDS concentration will provide you the flexibility to not only thrive in settings around the world, but to have a significant and positive impact for the common good.

Contact Information

(641) 269-4330

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