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International Programs

We live in a global environment, where everything is interconnected. By working together to build stronger strategic alliances we can create joint research, teaching and international training programs.

We partner with a variety of universities around the world in places like China, Egypt, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Kenya, Thailand and Australia, to improve our research and build alliances with other philanthropic leaders. Why? Because universities are uniquely qualified to provide advice, apply expertise and promote globally competent citizenship through academic diplomacy to encourage philanthropy and improve their respective communities.


If you’re interested in assisting our international research programs, please contact our International Programs Department at (317) 278-8938.

June 24, 2014—The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy signed an Agreement of Friendship and Cooperation with Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management in Beijing, China. Pictured L to R: (unknown), WANG Ming (Professor, SPPM), Angela Bies, MENG Bo (Associate Dean for International Affairs, SPPM), Gil Latz, Nasser Paydar.

April 28 - May 1, 2014Key staff from the Office of the Mayor in Bogotá, Colombia visited the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy for a study tour exploring nonprofit regulation in the United States as they consider reforms for Bogotá. They are also interested in developing nonprofit education in Colombia.

August 26, 2013


IU professors receive Luce Foundation grant to study development of philanthropic sector in China

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University professors on two campuses have been awarded grants for a new initiative on philanthropy in China. It will include research projects, workshops and conferences, publications, a new course, student internships and engagement in a philanthropic activity to address a social problem.

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