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Global Studies & Programs

This site provides the College community and its friends a resource for news and for information about how NOVA's students and faculty extend their teaching and learning to international experiences and perspectives. NOVA benefits from the convergence of many cultures, the richness of its students' and teachers' backgrounds, and a globally focused institutional mission.

Drawing on these resources and those of one of the world's most international cities, NOVA builds global competence through a broad range of learning experiences and welcomes new opportunities from across the globe to expand them.

Global NOVA News

Aug
21
2014
Students from Annandale, Alexandria,  Loudoun,  Manassas and Woodbridge participated in study abroad programs with NOVA faculty during the summer break.  NOVA courses were taught in Brazil, China, England and Canada. Be on the lookout for new study abroad programs to be announced in November for Summer 2015! For more information on how faculty can lead a […]
Aug
20
2014
The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their […]
Aug
20
2014
Student Submission Deadline: October 7, 2014 NOVA Contact for application preparation assistance: Stacey Bustillos (sbustillos@nvcc.edu), Coordinator, Office of Global Studies and Programs Application and Program Details The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the application is now open for students participating in study abroad programs and […]
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FOR STUDENTS

More than 180 countries are represented across our campuses. NOVA has a rich ethnic and cultural diversity that includes approximately 2,000 international students in addition to an already diverse local student body, faculty and staff.

There is more than one way to get involved globally at NOVA. The question is how global do you want to go?

For Students

FOR FACULTY / STAFF

NOVA faculty and staff are encouraged to incorporate the international perspective as part of their teaching and professional development.

Opportunities are available for faculty and staff to participate in global initiatives across the campuses as well as abroad.

For Faculty

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

NOVA engages with a variety of international education entities that include overseas academic institutions, professional associations, and U.S. and foreign government agencies. These relationships help provide opportunities for faculty, staff and students to integrate global perspectives into their teaching and learning.

Global Engagements