The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) leverages the University's signature strengths to promote development and human dignity to people in need worldwide. Our projects focus on eight topical areas: security and peacebuilding, infrastructure, human development, governance and rule of law, global health, energy, environment and sustainability, education, and commerce and economic development.
Navigate to a country on our interactive global map to learn about our work. Markers represent a variety of global development projects throughout the University. Clicking on a marker reveals information about a particular project. To begin, click on the map.
Two innovative projects that address climate change in developing countries have won the coveted 2015 Corporate Adaptation Prize...
The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year.