Office of Globalization

While the world continues to get smaller, Purdue Polytechnic global and cultural opportunities continue to grow.  The Office of Globalization in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute focuses on the global reach of the college through a variety of programs.  Robert Cox, PhD, Associate Dean for Globalization and Elizabeth Barajas, M.A., Global Programs Coordinator work to seek, initiate and sustain:

  • International student exchanges
  • Faculty exchanges
  • Undergraduate/graduate group research collaboration
  • Dual/Joint degree options
  • Departmental study abroad programs
  • International industrial internships
  • Industrial problem solving
  • Indiana Industrial economic/international development.
  • Strategic Global Alliances

All students in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute can choose to gain an enriched perspective of the global marketplace through a multitude of global experiences that both interest and benefit the student and his or her chosen path of study. 

students studying abroad

Connor Hartford in Hanover, Germany

International Industry Sponsored Capstone in Hannover, Germany

"The International Senior Capstone Project was a great experience. There's nothing else like it being offered here at Purdue. Every time I talk to an employer and they see that on my résumé, they are always impressed with my international experience and want to hear more about it."

-Connor Hartford