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For Students

Stanford undergraduate and graduate students have many opportunities to participate in research that crosses traditional disciplines, bringing diverse expertise and tools to bear on research problems. These experiences help prepare students for future careers in which bridging ideas is increasingly important for success.

Graduate students

Resources for Graduate students

Graduate fellowships and programs within interdisciplinary institutes provide opportunities for graduate students to cross departmental boundaries.


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Interdisciplinary majors and research opportunities prepare undergraduate students to succeed in academia and the workplace.

Find faculty

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Many faculty members welcome undergraduate or graduate students interested in working in an boundary-crossing research environment.