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Welcome to the Graduate School and Global Affairs

Graduate School and Office of Global Engagement at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have merged and now operate jointly under the name UAB Graduate School and Global Affairs (GSGA).

Find Your Purpose

We invite our students to combine research, art, and technology, and look beyond one discipline and one region during their time here at UAB. We inspire our students to become globally engaged citizens to thrive in a dynamic world.


We provide educational and global experiences that inspire students and scholars to find their purpose and change the world.


Be the gold standard in graduate, postdoctoral, international education, research, and training. Empower students and scholars to serve the
greater global good.

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Vice Provost

Vice Provost

A message from Shadi S. Martin, PhD, the Vice Provost for Graduate and International Education, Dean of UAB Graduate School, and Chief International Officer.

Graduate School

Graduate School

UAB Graduate School offers more than 150 doctoral, master’s, graduate certificates, educational specialist programs, and Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's programs.

Global Affairs

Global Affairs

The UAB Global Affairs office includes INTO UAB, Education Abroad, International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS), International Faculty & Staff Immigration Services (IFSIS), and the UAB Passport Office.

doctoral, master’s and
educational specialist programs

international students on campus
as of Fall 2023

Education Abroad programs offered in
43 countries

graduate students