The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has firmly established a robust global presence through impactful international collaborations, study abroad programs, internships, and research initiatives.
Transformative Social Work
Faculty members are actively engaged in critical research endeavors addressing pressing social issues, such as mental health, human trafficking, HIV prevention, financial resilience, aging and comparative social welfare systems, spanning across many countries.
Collaborative efforts encompass global partnerships and service-learning programs that provide students with invaluable cross-cultural experiences and foster a deep understanding of social issues around the world.
Through these experiential programs and community-engaged research, the School of Social Work prepares students with deeper knowledge on social issues to shape policy on a global level.