Welcome to the Global Citizenship Program!
Lehigh University's Global Citizenship Program is a cross-college,
multi-disciplinary certificate program designed to accommodate
students from all fields, including engineering and science,
business, arts, humanities and social sciences.
Envisioned as a "backpack" or a set of courses and experiences that
any student can fit into her/his major, the program requires
students to examine the questions of meaning and value associated
with the theme of citizenship within today's global world.
In addition to the curricular elements of the program, students are
required to engage in at least two experiences abroad (one of which
is during sophomore year, and mostly covered by a scholarship!), and
are provided with exciting opportunities for leadership and
The Global Citizenship program prepares students
for engaged living in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing
world. Emphasizing critical analysis and value reflection, the
program structures educational experiences through which students
learn to negotiate international boundaries and develop their own
sense of personal, social, and corporate responsibility to the