Undergraduate Student Opportunities


Conduct RESEARCH in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Gain RESOURCES to prepare you and fund your research

Build RELATIONSHIPS with faculty and peers


Now more than ever, the world needs individuals with the desire, skills, and adaptability to engage in important global issues amid ever changing landscapes. The Kellogg Institute provides Notre Dame undergraduates with exceptional opportunities in international research and promoting global citizenship, preparing students with the training and skills needed to adapt and engage in meaningful work, whether in the field or in an office, abroad or from home. Learn more about Kellogg opportunities to challenge yourself, advance your academic goals, connect with partners from around the world, and engage in meaningful work on global issues.


Upcoming Meetings & Events 

Kellogg International Scholars Program Sophomore Orientation (VIRTUAL)
Monday, August 10 at 7:00pm
All sophomore International Scholars are required to attend. This meeting serves as an introduction and orientation to the Program. We will discuss expectations and requirements, and sophomores will be given a chance to get to network with one another.

Kellogg International Scholars Program Orientation (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00pm
All Kellogg International Scholars are required to attend. We will begin building community for the 2020-21 academic year with opportunities to network, and by establishing future meetings, reviewing expectations, looking at the web resources available to Scholars and taking photos for the website. Register here.

International Development Studies Meeting (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00pm
At a time when research has become more challenging then ever, international development students are learning to adapt.  Speak with IDS seniors who will talk about their capstone projects and how they were able to adapt their research this year. Meet students of the program and learn what opportunities are available to you this year.  All IDS students should attend and all students are welcome. 
Register here.

Research in the Time of Covid-19 (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00pm
At a time when travel bans are part of everyday life, how do undergraduate students explore their international interests? Hear students of the Kellogg, Liu, Pulte and Nanovic Institutes share their experiences and find out what international opportunities are available to you this academic year in the Keough School of Global Affairs.
Register here.

Democracies in the COVID-19 Crisis (VIRTUAL)
Monday, August 31 at 5:30pm
The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented threat to global public health and economic and political stability. Across democratic states, public policy responses to COVID-19 are wide-ranging. This panel will consider the great divergence of government responses and of outcomes, examining particular case studies from the United States, Ghana, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, and Sweden. Register here.


Student Meeting with Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellows (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, September 2 at 7:00pm
The Visiting Fellows program invites outstanding scholars from around the world to pursue and share their research on the themes of democracy and human development. This is an opportunity for the undergraduate students of the Kellogg Institute to interact with the Visiting Fellows.
KI student program participants may register for this event


Kellogg International Scholars Program Meeting (VIRTUAL)
Monday, September 14 at 7:00pm

IDS Senior 3-minute Presentation Day (Virtual)
Thursday, September 24 at 5:30pm
IDS Capstone Course with Prof. Abby Cordova and Rev. Robert Dowd, CSC
In the class, Thursday, September 24th each senior will give a brief oral synopsis of his/her project. All members of the IDS community (students, IDS administrators, and faculty) will be invited to attend. This will be helpful to students in the minor who are discerning and deciding on their capstone research project.


VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (VIRTUAL)
Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2
The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) and the University of Notre Dame will hold the 2020 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference; this annual event is part of CMS’s Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) which seeks to understand, expand and strengthen the work of Catholic institutions with immigrant communities. 

International Development Studies Meeting (VIRTUAL)
Monday, October 19 at 7:00pm

China and American Foreign Policy (VIRTUAL)
Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30pm
Join us for a virtual discussion of US foreign policy and China featuring distinguished panelists with a breadth of knowledge and experience.

Kellogg International Scholars Program Meeting (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00pm



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