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Affiliated Units and Centers

Aligned with MSU academic colleges, affiliated units and centers help faculty and students collaborate with ISP to create international opportunities that advance knowledge in their academic disciplines and interests. Activities are designed to benefit the educational community and the public sector—regionally, nationally and internationally. These centers are home to many of MSU's externally funded international research and development projects, providing opportunity for faculty and students to work throughout the world.


Golden wheat waves against a blue skyBHEARD

Honoring the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug, BHEARD increases the number of agricultural scientists and strengthens scientific institutions in its partner countries. BHEARD supports the long-term training of agricultural researchers at the master's and doctoral levels, linking scientific and higher education communities in Feed the Future priority countries and the United States.


GCFSI.jpgGlobal Center for Food Systems Innovation

The Global Center for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI) is one of eight development labs funded by US Global Development Lab at the United States Agency for International Development. The GCFSI mission is to create, test, and enable scaling of effective solutions and evidence-based approaches to a defined set of future critical global trends impacting food systems.


OISE.JPGOffice for International Studies in Education

The mission of the Office for International Studies in Education (OISE) in the College of Education is to promote understanding of K-12 and post-secondary institutions, policies, practices, and cultures in diverse educational contexts around the globe. OISE encourages the integration of cross-cultural perspectives in teaching, research, and outreach, to prepare globally-conscious educators, researchers, policy makers, and citizens.


Word cloud for CIBERInternational Business Center

Since its inception in 1990, the International Business Center in The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management (CIBER) has leveraged MSU’s leading-edge competencies to provide superior education, research, and assistance to businesses, public policy makers, academics, and students on issues of importance to international trade and global competitiveness.


IIH participants stand in front of Hospital Municipal in Bajos de HainaInstitute for Global Health

The Institute for Global Health (IGH) at MSU is committed to improving the quality of life in resource-poor and disadvantaged communities around the world. In pursuing its goals, IIH works closely with MSU's International Studies and Programs to apply academic and research methodologies to global health challenges.


side-by-side_campus-streetlamp.jpgOffice of International Research Collaboration

The Office of International Research Collaboration (OIRC) works collaboratively with faculty across campus to assist in developing large, multi-disciplinary, multi-college proposals for external funding that focus on college and university international research and development priorities.