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Lesley's Global Center

The Global Education Center at 7 Mellen Street is a meeting place for our community of global scholars to share ideas, expertise, and enthusiasm for scholarship that transcend national and intellectual borders.

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Global Education Center, Doble Campus

Lisa Ijiri, Associate Provost, 617.349.8706
Long-Standing Exchange Program in Sweden

Lesley and Orebro University in Sweden have been exchanging students since the 1990s. Read all about it here.

Lesley Commits to Doubling Participation in Study Abroad

Launched by the Institute of International Education in March 2014, Generation Study Abroad is a five-year initiative to double the number of students studying abroad by the end of the decade.

Conference: "The Arch of the Arts in Health" - March 17-19, Haifa, Israel

Experts and practitioners gathered to discuss best practices and research on creativity within arts in health care and community settings that support emotional, mental, and physical health for all sectors of society.  Learn More.


Louise Pascale, professor in the Creative Arts in Learning division, is the force behind the Afghan Children's Songbook Project, which helped to regain a musical heritage in Afghanistan that had been all but erased by years of Taliban rule. Read more...
Watch Louise's TEDx talk from November 2014 about her experiences (Livestream video; her presentation begins at 5:59).

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Global Guide Program Promotes Cultural Exchange

The Global Guides program matches volunteers with international students to help them get acclimated to student life at Lesley and to take advantage of Boston's cultural, recreational, and educational offerings.Contact us to sign up for the program!