University Leaders Issue Statement of Principles and Practical Actions to Promote Graduate Student Mental Health and Wellbeing

Leaders of graduate institutions from 16 countries across six continents recently agreed on a set of principles and practical actions supporting graduate student mental health and wellbeing.

Supporting Diversity in Graduate Education: Next Steps in Advancing the International Agenda

CGS, with support from ETS, has begun a new project, Supporting Diversity in Graduate Education: Next Steps in Advancing the International Agenda. This project grew out of the 2018 Strategic Leaders Global Summit on Graduate Education and aims to address the absence of a global effort to tackle diversity issues at master’s and doctoral institutions by cataloguing, classifying, and disseminating diversity initiatives through a digital repository.

Global Summit 2019

The 2019 Summit theme is Cultural Contexts of Health and Well-being in Graduate Education.

Global Summit 2018

The 2018 Summit addressed the many ways the international graduate education community currently works to promote diversity.



Global Summit 2017

The 2017 Summit considered the global forces transforming graduate education.


International Graduate Admissions Survey

Since 2004, the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has conducted a multi-year empirical examination of international graduate application, admission, and enrollment trends.

International Graduate Admissions Survey

International Membership

International Membership is open to institutions of higher education that are significantly engaged in graduate education, research, and scholarship. Applicant institutions must be committed to the pursuit of excellence and must already have been authorized to offer graduate level work by the appropriate national or regional body or organization.

International Membership