Social Work International Study Fund

International Study Fund .

Support the Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement through this fund.

The Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement (ISGE) promotes and supports global engagement, collaboration and professional action among social work faculty, students, graduates and staff. 

Housed within the Buffalo Center for Social Research, ISGE brings together researchers and faculty with common interests, facilitating collaborations in research and expanding and developing educational and service opportunities that foster global engagement and rights based approaches to alleviating pressing social and economic challenges.

The Institute’s activities include:

  • Free training and resources on cultural competence, cultural humility, recognizing bias and countering microaggressions
  • Cross-national research projects
  • Globally focused research that advances trauma informed and human rights perspectives
  • International scholarly exchanges and teaching collaborations
  • Training in cross-cultural competence and cultural humility
  • Hosting special events focused on global social welfare and human rights
  • International fieldwork, study abroad and service learning
  • Advocacy

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