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The Reves Center for International Studies is the hub of globalization at William & Mary, as well as the home of the associate provost for international Affairs, the Global Education Office and the Office of International Students, Scholars and Programs.

A leader in study abroad

William & Mary is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities for undergraduate study abroad participation. We are currently the #1 public university for study abroad, and we’ve been #1 nine times in the last fifteen years. The majority of all undergraduates study abroad in their W&M careers. In a typical year, more than 750 undergraduate students study abroad each year in more than 50 countries around the world. 

Each year the Reves Center:

  • helps more than 750 William & Mary students study abroad in 55+ countries and supports more than 2,000 students at various phases in the study abroad process,
  • supports William & Mary's international community of more than 800 students, scholars, faculty, and family members representing more than 55 countries,
  • provides more than $600,000 in scholarships for study abroad and international internships,
  • administers more than $20,000 in scholarships to international students,
  • offers 24 summer and short-term programs abroad and four sponsored semester study abroad programs, and maintains academic exchange partnerships with 17 universities in 12 countries
  • conducts more than 50 pre-departure orientations and risk management workshops for students and faculty going abroad,
  • organizes undergraduate and graduate orientations for more than 250 new, degree-seeking international students,
  • welcomes 40 Japanese students as part of our summer Cross-Cultural Collaboration with Keio University in Japan,
  • matches more than 50 international students and their families with local community members as part of the Global Friends program,
  • awards $72,000 in grants for faculty conference travel, internationally-focused student-faculty research projects, and faculty-mentored international service learning projects,
  • contributes $142,000 to support and sponsor internationally-focused public programs, including speakers, events, and films,
  • disseminates Reves Digest, a weekly email with W&M's internationally-focused events and news, each week of the academic year,
  • publishes two issues of  World Minded magazine,