The UCLA International Education Office (IEO) believes that studying abroad is at the core of the University’s mission for global engagement. IEO works directly with students, faculty, and departments to create, manage, and promote unique programming experiences that advance teaching and deliver incomparable learning outcomes. We aim to foster global citizenry within the scope of higher education and to render more engaged and experienced alumni that will play a key role to building a more diverse and inclusive society.


The future of IEO is promising. UCLA’s inclusion of Global Outreach & Engagement in the Strategic Plan re-prioritizes our work and contributions to the campus. It is our goal to continue to grow our programming options by:

  • Developing new outreach strategies
  • Increasing the diversification of program locations and participants
  • Creating new program models with greater academic integration
  • Developing new scholarships and alumni engagement opportunities