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Recent News

LACS faculty member and Associate Professor of Anthropology Jason de León named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow

Combining ethnographic, forensic, and archaeological evidence to bring to light the human consequences of immigration policy at the U.S.–Mexico border.

Hyecho's Journey

A mysterious monk, a multi-city research project, and the future of the humanities.

Our Mission:

The International Institute (II) brings together distinguished and diverse faculty and scholars with deep area studies and international expertise to enrich the university’s intellectual environment and to provide the U-M community with the knowledge, tools, and experience to become informed and active global citizens. We advance this mission through education, engagement, and innovation.

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the International Institute needs you—because the world needs victors.