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International Students & Scholars

Make the most of your experience at Maryland.


Our International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) team welcomes all new international students and scholars to our flagship campus, serving as the touchpoint for all of your questions about immigration, transitioning to the U.S., and making on-campus connections. We aim to provide a welcoming environment to promote and facilitate a successful educational, professional and personal experience for our international community.

New to Maryland? Start here.

Questions? We can help.

Upcoming Events


  • UMD Gilman Scholar Merges Photography, Environmental Science

    Yazan Hasan ‘24, shares his experience traveling to Iceland as a Gilman Scholar, exploring the country’s sustainable energy sources, culture and stunning scenery.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. David Virag

    Visiting Fulbright scholar Dr. David Virag shares his experience on campus with Dr. Peter Nemes’ research group studying cellular function—with the potential to alter our approaches to identifying and treating diseases.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Olga Gresko

    Dr. Olga Gresko shares her experience as a Ukrainian Fulbright scholar at UMD, collaborating with the Philip Merrill School of Journalism.

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Engaging our international community is our top-priority:

Maryland's commitment to staying ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving field of Information Systems, through its cutting-edge curriculum and interdisciplinary approach, provides me with the tools to turn over a new leaf and transform my passion for technology into a flourishing career.

Siddharth Kulkarni poses for a headshot.
Siddarth Kulkarni '21 Master’s in Information Systems
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