The International Programs at the University of Virginia School of Nursing
The School of Nursing's International Programs are committed to globalization of the School of
Nursing curriculum. It is the goal of the School of Nursing that all students are prepared to be
effective global citizens and global in their outlook as effective health professionals. Some of the
International Programs at the University of Viginia School of Nursing include:
The UVA Global Health Partnership Program. The School of Nursing is committed to
sustained partnerships that are service-to-research based. Our Global Health Partnership
Program countries include Lesotho, South Africa, and Guatemala.
International Clinical Practicum experiences. In addition to Global Health Partnership
sites, the School of Nursing has agency partners in Denmark, Cameroon, Honduras, and
Nicaragua. These sites have been wonderful alternative opportunities for students to
complete required clinical practica.
Partnerships with Universitas 21, which help connect faculty with specific areas based on
research interests. Universitas 21, or "U21," is an international network of 21 leading
research-intensive universities in 13 countries. The network's purpose is to facilitate
collaboration and cooperation between the member universities. One of the priorities of the
School of Nursing International Committee has been to maintain partnerships with U21
universities, including the nursing programs from Auckland, Queensland, Nottingham,
Lund, Hong Kong, and the University of Birmingham.