The Catholic University of America

CUA - A Globally Engaged University

The Center for Global Education (CGE) at the Catholic University of America (CUA) fosters a sense of international community that builds on the university's strong intellectual and Catholic mission. CGE coordinates and facilitates university-wide global education by sponsoring international exchanges of students and faculty and serving as a resource for departments and schools on campus.

Education Abroad: CUAbroad

The Edcuation Abroad office develops and administers international educational opportunities overseas for CUA and non-CUA students.

Intensive English Program: IEP

IEP is an ESL academic program for undergraduate and graduate students who need to increase their English language proficiency before or after admission to a degree-granting program at CUA.

International Student & Scholar Services: ISSS

ISSS seeks to provide an optimal educational experience for international students, faculty, researchers and other visiting scholars coming to the University.

CUA Rome Center

The CUA Rome Center offers students an introduction to the riches of Rome and its place in the development of Western culture.


News and Highlights

The Middlebury Language Schools are now accepting applications for the Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace scholarships.
Learn more here.



Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program at CUA: A Successful Partnership

This new program commenced in January of 2012, when seven students were awarded full scholarships by the Brazilian government to spend one year abroad at CUA. Read full report.


The Center for Global Education launches its Brazil Year Initiative. This year-long intiative marks the beginning of a long-term university-wide goal to strengthen and expand academic and cultural ties between CUA and Brazil, as well as between CUA and the rich Brazilian community in our Washington DC area. Learn more


Internationalization at Catholic University

The Center for Global Education, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, observed International Education Week 2014 with a Gala concert of Brazilian music. Read full article.


CUA Professor Featured in Brazilian Magazine

Duilia de Mello, an associate professor in the Physics Department, was featured in the Brazilian magazine Contigo. Read the article in Portuguese or English about her career in astronomy.



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