Institute for Global Citizenship

Institute for Global Citizenship
Markim Hall
651-696-6750 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

A unique feature of Macalester College, the Institute for Global Citizenship (IGC) houses diverse programs that connect rigorous academics with hands-on experience and exploration outside the classroom. From the annual International Roundtable to internships, study away, and civic engagement, our programs unite students, faculty, and community partners toward the common purpose of advancing scholarship, reflection, and ethical action. MORE


Curricular Innovation Grants:

ESA Curricular Innovation Grants for faculty members may be used to support either the creation of a new course related to sustainability or the revision of an existing course to include a significant component related to sustainability. The 2015 deadline for applications is March 24, 2015.

Sustainability Curriculum Workshop:

The 2015 Sustainability Curriculum Workshop will be held May 26-28.  This workshop, open to Macalester faculty from all disciplines, supports the development of a new sustainability-focused component – such as a course module, lab, experiential learning activity, etc. – within an existing course. The deadline for applications is March 2, 2015.

Global Citizenship Student Award Info & App

  • 364

    Internships completed for academic credit in 2013-2014.

  • 60+

    Community-based learning courses that integrate local projects.

  • 273

    Students studying away in 2013-2014.

  • 54

    Countries where Macalester students have studied away in 2013-2014.