Harnessing the power of IU's experts and students

Solving complex global problems

State-of-the-art foreign policy research opportunities for IU students to work collaboratively with faculty members on critical topics of global policy, including climate change, weapons nonproliferation, democracy and human rights, counter-terrorism, food security and global health.

Diplomacy Lab Symposium

Recent IUB Diplomacy Lab participants present their work addressing the most pressing issues of our time in partnership with the US Department of State. Introduction by special guest Thomas Debass.

Friday, April 23
3:00-4:30 p.m.

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DiploLab Demo Day

This inaugural virtual event showcased exemplary presentations from the Fall 2020 cohort of Diplomacy Lab research projects. Student teams presented in a fast-paced “pitch-style” format, and demonstrations were followed by brief discussions between the State Department and faculty leads for the projects.

300+IUB STUDENTS INVOLVED IN OVER 20 IU DIPLOMACY LAB COURSES

Top 30IN 2016 IU JOINED AN ELITE GROUP OF LEADING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS AS A DIPLOMACY LAB UNIVERSITY

Support from the provost

"An exciting opportunity for us to do what a research-focused, international university does best -- connect our students to meaningful engagement opportunities on critical issues facing our country and our world. I’m so pleased to see IU students taking part in real-life civic affairs, and analyzing important policy matters through a national and international lens. This provides a unique laboratory for our students to become the ethical leaders of their generation."
- Provost Lauren Robel