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University of Michigan School of Information


Global opportunities

Students in Cape Town

Information issues are not just domestic challenges for today's members of society, and UMSI offers many opportunities for students to develop and apply their information skills in a global context. In addition to the options below, UMSI students can pursue international internships, research or other projects abroad with support and guidance from the school.

GIEP students worked with the League of the Friends of the Blind in Cape Town, South Africa. Students worked to ideate, test, and create a series of websites for the organization.

Undergraduate study abroad 

UMSI offers semester-long and short-term study-abroad opportunities for BSI students. Explore study abroad opportunities in more detail.

Student-initiated international activities

Students wishing to pursue international internships, research, or other projects or activities abroad should make an appointment with the UMSI Global Engagement Program Manager by emailing [email protected].

Interested in any of these programs?¬†Email [email protected]