The International Students and Scholars office and Education Abroad office are in their new location in the Student Services Building, 2nd Floor.

Scenic view of UCR campus and Box Springs mountains

What We Do

Our Work

The staff and volunteers in International Affairs connect:

  • Current and incoming UCR students with opportunities to enrich their experiences through coursework and internships abroad.
  • International students and scholars with opportunities to enhance the UCR community with academic engagement, research, cultural events, and a unique perspective.
  • International scholars with the opportunity to enrich our research and teaching community.
  • UCR faculty and researchers to institutional partners around the world.


Group of UCR students posing in front of UCR letters
Partial group photo of UCR's International Affairs Staff

We Serve You

We serve UC Riverside by:

  • Supporting UCR’s students and scholars in their personal, professional, and academic growth.
  • Helping UC Riverside students find, apply to, fund, and make the most out of international study and internship experiences.
  • Assisting students and scholars from other nations in navigating regulations, administrative matters, and cultural adjustment.
  • Facilitating the exchange of knowledge and ideas through curating relationships with other research institutions in key regions around the world.
  • Raising UC Riverside’s international profile as an inclusive, world-class research community.


Our Vision

Our vision is to enhance UCR’s position as an outstanding public research university by building a vibrant community where global knowledge, peoples, ideas, and skills are constantly evolving.
We believe international experiences are essential to professional and personal success in our increasingly global society.

How You Can Get Involved

Our Four Functional Areas

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