W.O.R.L.D. (World Outreach, Research, Learning and Development): The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning works to promote and support intercultural competence and global citizenship through quality study abroad programs, international student and scholar support services, and community-based international initiatives.


Learn more about W.O.R.L.D., The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning and the programs and services we offer.


Study Abroad

Current Stetson University students have the opportunity to study abroad for credit in all majors and in locations throughout the world.


Exchange Students

W.O.R.L.D. welcomes students from universities outside of the U.S. who are interested in studying for a semester or year at Stetson.


International Students

W.O.R.L.D. supports international students on F-1 visas throughout attendance serving as a primary immigration and cultural support system.



Apply for faculty-led, outgoing exchange or study abroad programs.

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Contact Us

Contact us about study abroad, international services and inquiries.

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Faculty Resources

Information for current faculty and prospective visiting scholars.

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Upcoming Events

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International Initiatives

W.O.R.L.D. seeks to recognize, connect, increase and support ways in which Stetson University is able to internationalize our institution and gain global recognition.