Allied Centers, Institutes, and Programs

Community Based Learning

The Center for Social Concerns offers the Community Engagement Faculty Institute for all who want to explore or deepen their knowledge, skills, and passion for community-based teaching and research. For additional information on Community Based Learning please contact Rachel Rivers Parroquin.


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The Devers Program in Dante Studies

The William & Katherine Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame supports rare book acquisitions in the John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Dante Collection, as well as teaching and research about Dante across the Arts & Letters curriculum.

The Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies

The Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies advances investigation in comparative international studies. It promotes international research by attracting faculty, students, and visitors to the University of Notre Dame and by providing them with a supportive community of scholarship. 

The Institute for Latino Studies

Founded in 1999, the Institute seeks to enhance interdisciplinary study and research in Latino studies as a vital component of Notre Dame’s academic mission. The Institute is committed to maintaining a balance among research, education, and outreach.

Italian Studies at Notre Dame

Drawn together by a shared interest in the culture and people of Italy—past, present, and future—the community of scholars who comprise Italian Studies at Notre Dame come from a diverse array of academic disciplines. 

The Medieval Institute

The Medieval Institute, founded in 1946, coordinates the teaching and research of the largest contingent of medievalists of any North American university. Faculty and students explore together the cultures and experiences of the Arab, Jewish, Latin, and Orthodox medieval worlds.

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies

The Nanovic Institute is dedicated to enriching the learning experience at Notre Dame by supporting teaching, research, and events that inform students and faculty about the countries and cultures of contemporary Europe.