Staff are key to advancing UC Davis' mission through global engagement. Global Affairs offers programs, funding, and resources that support UC Davis staff in achieving their goals in every corner of the world.
Global Affairs Professional Resources and Opportunities
Faculty and Staff Ambassadors
This program provides additional funding and preparation to UC Davis faculty and staff already planning international travel who want to connect with partner institutions, alumni, and supporters around the world. By increasing the visibility of UC Davis' international presence and creating meaningful connections worldwide, faculty and staff become ambassadors for the university.
Global Learning Hub
UC Davis advisors play an important role in supporting students across UC Davis. The Global Learning Hub has a common goal with student services, departmental, and academic advisors: we want to see students succeed academically and grow professionally.
With international agreements across 45 countries, there are countless opportunities to connect with the world. Global Affairs helps connect faculty, staff, students and scholars to people on campus and across the world, including through global data and country summaries, global centers, asian international programs, UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center, UC Davis Arab Region (UCDAR) Consortium, and networks and associatons.
Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS)
Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS) can assist staff on campus with questions regarding international students and scholars; immigration issues; cross-cultural issues; and other matters. Learn more.
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Committed to solving some of today’s most pressing challenges—near and far—UC Davis recently joined two United Nations (UN) networks: the UN Academic Impact (UNAI) and the U.S. Chapter of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN USA), generating opportunities for matching the expertise at UC Davis with funding and partnerships to collaboratively find solutions for global challenges.
For staff planning international travel, Global Affairs provides a wide array of international travel resources and support, including trip registration and travel insurance, international travel policy, travel tips and resources, travel checklist, trainings, and suppot.
Global Affairs Awards
Chancellor's Awards for International Engagement
The Chancellor's Awards for International Engagement recognize UC Davis faculty and staff members for outstanding international engagement in carrying out the university’s mission of teaching, research, and service.
International Connections Reception
Every spring, Global Affairs invites the UC Davis community to celebrate international engagement and awards, network with colleagues, and make connections with others working globally.
Funding Announcements and Workshops
Global Affairs provides announcements of various funding opportunities related to international research, teaching, and service—and partners with UC Davis departments and units, as well as with senior government and foundation officials to host funding workshops that assist faculty and staff members in securing funding from highly competitive international grant programs.
Fulbright Program Opportunities
The Fulbright Program offers a range of research and professional exchange opportunities in over 130 countries for faculty and staff, and it brings international scholars and students to UC Davis for collaborations that transform the campus community and build bridges to all parts of the world.