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Professional Development

The Center for International Studies supports the university’s efforts towards comprehensive campus internationalization. Whether you’re new or a seasoned study abroad leader, we hope that you will find the tools and resources you need to further your knowledge of international education.

Intercultural & Global Teaching

The AAC&U’s Intercultural Knowledge and Competence VALUE Rubric and the Center for International Studies’ Global Realities are frameworks that provide Learning Outcomes and Student Action Steps, which may help you add intercultural and global learning to your classes.
The Center for International Studies also maintains a Digital Resource Library with activities and assignments to help students develop intercultural and global competencies. Contact Dr. Tracy Williams for more information.


Faculty Fulbright Program

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors international exchange programs for scholars and university administrators. The core Fulbright Scholar Program attracts some 800 U.S. faculty and professionals each year to 140 countries to lecture, teach and conduct research. TCU faculty have recently received grants to lecture or research in Panama, Lithuania, Spain, and Hungary.

Professional Associations

The field of international education offers professional development resources for networking, accreditation, education, and career opportunities. The Center for International Studies is actively involved with the following organizations: