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Global Learning for All
At Gallaudet, we prepare our community members for global citizenship and working with deaf communities to improve their conditions. Global learning is essential for addressing the complex issues that transcend borders and impact the quality of life for people of all deaf identities.
With a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students from 100 countries, our campus is a melting pot of unique perspectives and experiences. And with over 23,000 alumni representing over 40 countries, a degree from Gallaudet University sets you up for success as a global citizen and world-changer.
Whether you are on campus or abroad, in person or virtual, we are committed to providing a wide range of global learning opportunities for all Gallaudet members. Join us as we strive to improve conditions and create a better world for deaf people.
M.A. in International Development
B.A. in International Studies
B.A. in Spanish
Experience Italian culture and language with Gallaudet University’s Siena School for Liberal Arts (SSLA) Study Abroad Program. The program, located in the beautiful Tuscany region of Italy, is designed for deaf students from all majors. It is offered in collaboration with Siena International Institute, providing students an intensive and immersive learning environment.
The SSLA Study Abroad Program offers classes in a variety of subjects, such as art history, Italian language, and culture, and it allows students to gain a deeper understanding of Italian culture and the Italian way of life. The classes are taught in ASL and Italian, and also provides opportunities for students to take classes in English. The program is designed to be inclusive, with accommodations and support services for deaf students.
The Siena program also includes cultural activities and excursions that allow students to explore the beautiful Tuscany region of Italy and experience its rich culture and history. Students have the opportunity to visit such famous sites as the Siena Cathedral, the Piazza del Campo, and the Palazzo Pubblico.
Gallaudet University is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. – a global city that is home to international cultural and political organizations, as well as a wide range of diverse communities.
This provides our students with unparalleled opportunities to gain professional and educational experience in a multicultural environment.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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