Notable Global Studies Websites & News

Center for Global Studies, University of Illinois


CGS, a unit of International Programs and Studies, is designated a National Resource Center for the study of globalization under a Title VI grant of the Department of Education. The initiatives and resources of the Center are described in more detail in the options listed on its home page.

Global Institute for Tomorrow


GIFT's purpose is to contribute to a better tomorrow, in practical ways and enriching critical debate.  They do this through their activities and ongoing research into the complexities of globalization and business affecting the course of development in Asia.  Their services fall under three principle streams: The Global Young Leaders Program, Advisory Services, and Ideas for tomorrow.

Global Research

The Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG) is an independent research and media group of writers, scholars, journalists and activists.

Global Studies Association

The Global Studies Association (GSA) is a multi-disciplinary scholarly association set up in order to address the vast social, political & economic transformations of global scope which are impacting upon the world today. The GSA provides a forum for scholars to collaborate & explore shared responses to such phenomenon, particularly in the context of globalisation.

Global Studies Educational Series

The aim of this Global Studies series is to help the reader develop a basic understanding of world regions and countries. All of the eight volumes in the series have been designed to provide a foundation of information about a specific region's culture, geography, economy, politics, history, and religion.

Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power, & History at Johns Hopkins University


The purpose of this Institute is to stimulate dialogue, reflection and research that links these two global moments, their limits, continuities and disjunctures -- as these affect Culture, Power and History at the local level.

International Studies Association


A group of scholars and practitioners founded the International Studies Association (ISA) in 1959 to pursue mutual interests in international studies. Representing eighty countries, the ISA has over four thousand members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field.

New Global Studies - The Berkley Electronic Press

New Global Studies seeks to publish original and innovative research on the contemporary phenomena of globalization.

The World Digital Library


Launched by UNESCO and 32 partner institutes, the World Digital Library makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multi-lingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings,and other significant cultural materials.  The objectives of the World Digital Library are to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research.