Foreign Government Interference on UIC Research and Scholarship

The University of Illinois system is driven by the guiding principles Globalization and Immigration, Excellence with Integrity, and Freedom of Speech, among other guiding principles. The mission of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is to create knowledge that transforms the world and, through sharing and application, transforms the world. As one way to accomplish this, UIC, through the Office of Global Engagement, strongly encourages international engagement and collaboration. UIC welcomes more than 6,000 international students and scholars to our campus each year. UIC also houses a number of internationally recognized and globally engaged research centers in urban studies, architecture, public health, social work, medicine, and engineering. International collaborative research and scholarly exchange is at the heart of high-impact scholarship, and UIC research must continue to be internationally engaged.

UIC must also .  To that end, our faculty, staff and students should understand the current regulatory landscape and be aware of responsibilities to:

  • safeguard university resources and intellectual property;
  • fully disclose external financial interests, affiliations and activities; and,
  • follow export regulations.

Please contact the Office of Research Integrity ( with any questions or concerns.