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Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences International Programs (CALS International Programs) website.  CALS International Programs aims to help facilitate international work and collaborations among the faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and partners from all over the world. CALS is heavily involved in international work with 176 faculty involved in international projects and 157 partners.

CALS International Programs houses CALS Global Academy which offers customized training programs for international professionals and researchers that take advantage of the both large pool of knowledge and expertise at NCSU, and the diverse agriculture industry within North Carolina.

Explore the Faculty Database to learn more about our globally active faculty and their projects. Under the Global Academy tab you will find information about our training programs, as well as descriptions and photo galleries of our previously conducted sessions. Visit the Resources tab to find faculty and student grant opportunities, and information about conducting university work abroad. For more information about CALS International Programs and our team, visit the About Us tab. There you will also find information about recent international visits to the college and prestigious awards given to our faculty.




Pete Nelson, PhD student in Entomology at N.C. State was selected by the Horticulture Innovation Lab for a Trellis Fund project in Kenya

“I strongly suggest all students participate in some form of international experience, whether it be outreach and extension based like my own or not. Interacting with both the farmers and the KEPHIS staff was an enlightening experience and definitely broadened my perspective. I would encourage students to participate in similar activities as early on in their education as possible.”  Read More...