Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies

Xialong Qiu

The Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies will host Author Xialong Qiu for our  first event of  the 2016-2017 Global Impact Series on Tuesday, November 15 at 4pm in the Garey hall Alumni Event Room.


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Our Objectives

The objectives of our institute are to foster:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Responsible Global Citizenship

About Us

Welcome to the Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies at Villanova University! The Institute is comprised of two major academic units--the major in Global Interdisciplinary Studies, and the minors in Critical Language and Cultural Studies, which include Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian studies. in addition to these are other affiliated interdisciplinary programs which include Africana Studies, Irish Studies, and Sustainability Studies. Please feel free to browse our web site to learn  more about our programs.

Please see each specific program for details.



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Applications are still being accepted for the 3 week, three credit summer course, Russian Culture in Context taught for one week at Villanova and for two weeks in Russia.  ...Read more..


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