The Center for the Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) at The University of Georgia provides research, education, engagement, and outreach on issues of global concern, particularly in the areas of human rights and global public affairs education. We work with partners around the world to produce cutting-edge human rights research and engage in programs that communicate the best of global studies scholarship to the university, local, state, national, and international communities.

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SPIA Ranks No. 4 in the Nation According to USNWR
SPIA Ranks No. 4 in the Nation According to USNWR

The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at the University of Georgia once again ranks among the top-tier Public Affairs Graduate Schools according to U.S. News & World Report.

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FBI Director Delivers Annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability
FBI Director Delivers Annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability

On March 19, 2024, Christopher A. Wray, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation delivered the annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability to a full audience at the historic chapel

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NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM ELI SPERLING
NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM ELI SPERLING

Dr. Eli Sperling, the Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in the Department of International Affairs, released his new book entitled Singing the Land: Hebrew Music and Early Zionism in America, in

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Upcoming Events

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2017 Networking Night

On April 21, 2017, the third annual SPIA Networking Night was hosted at the Holiday Inn in Athens, GA. There were over 250 alumni, faculty, students, and organizations in attendance.

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SPIA DC Reception & Program

On November 16, 2016, the School of Public and International Affairs hosted its annual reception and program for alumni and friends in Washington DC. The event’s program featured a post-election

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This is our spring at UGA

Spring arrives early here at UGA. We start wear sandals in January, shorts and t-shirts in February and you can catch us walking barefoot through the grass on North Campus

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It’s pretty quiet here… except on Saturdays

Some would say that fall is the best time of year at UGA. And they’d be 30% right. Spring and summer are great, too. Maybe it’s the smell of coffee

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GLOBIS Study Abroad Programs

Get an inside look at our programs in China, Ireland/Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, South Africa, and Italy!

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