Applied Learning

Education That Inspires

Experience Is the Best Opportunity

We’re not just teaching students to change the world, we’re helping them do it every day. See just a few of the ways that leaving the classroom behind can help propel our world toward a better future.  

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Theory Practice/Service Learning

Put your learning into practice and make a difference with these classes through Oxford College’s community service partnership.

Real-world Learning

Sustainability Education

Let your knowledge flourish on Oxford College’s organic farm “classroom.”

Oxford Organic Farm


Prepare for a teaching career with Laney Graduate School’s Teaching Assistant Training and Teacher Opportunity program.

PhD teacher training

The Hatchery

Explore your big ideas and collaborate with your peers at the Hatchery, Emory’s hub for innovation and creation.

Big Ideas Hatch Here

Nature of Evidence

Fine-tune your observational and reasoning skills by using evidence, even if it’s outside of your Emory College major. 

Evidence-based Learning

Social Enterprise @ Goizueta

Apply business know-how and market-based solutions to create stronger communities.

Action-oriented research

Emory Law Experiential Learning

Put your law skills to work with everything from clinics and externships to the Emory Law Moot Court Society.

Practicing the Practice of Law

Moultrie Farmworker Family Health Program

Deliver vital nursing and health care to farming families and communities in southwest Georgia.

Cultural Immersion Service Learning

Public Health Practicum Program

Apply your knowledge in a public health setting in this required practicum for Rollins students.

Applied Practice Experience

Contextual Education at Candler

Integrate theology with practical experience to lead and educate through faith and creativity. 

Practicing Ministry in the World

Emory Center for Experiential Learning

Practice clinical skills through programs and events in medicine and the health sciences.

Clinical Skills Education

Beyond the Textbook

“Dr. Ashmore took us to the town of Oxford’s cemetery and held class there. As Dr. Ashmore told us about prominent figures in Georgia’s past, she would point out their tombstones to give us a visual about their lives.”

Rachel Glasberg, Oxford College Sophomore, Sociology and Film Double Major  

Susan Ashmore
Susan Ashmore
Charles Howard Candler Professor of History
Global Learning

Broaden Your Perspective, Here or Overseas

Let your studies take you away for a summer, a semester, or even a full year. If you’d rather stay on campus, learn from the more than 3,500 international students and faculty who call Emory home.  

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International Engagement

Our global partnerships and far-reaching projects continuously prove that Emory is everywhere.

International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) serves and advises Emory’s global community of students and scholars.

Study Abroad

Experience your educational home away from Emory with a fully immersive journey across the world.

By the Numbers

Emory Students Volunteer or Serve in the Community
Study Abroad Programs in 40 countries
Degrees and Programs
Research and exchange partnerships abroad