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The Data Science Institute is an institute for large scale, complex data analysis. It is a unique confluence of computation, science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, commerce, social science, humanities, law, & more.


  • To achieve recognized excellence in research and education in the interdisciplinary field of data science. 
  • Our competitive advantage: An institute that crosses disciplines, departments, schools and colleges to leverage UVA’s combined capabilities in data science.




International Field Program

Global, Comparative Studies

Graduate Program


Upcoming Voyages

  • Summer 2010
  • Fall 2010
  • Spring 2011
  • Short-Term 2011
  • Summer 2011
  • Fall 2011
  • Spring 2012

Fall & Spring voyages travel around the world:

  • Last 100-110 days
  • Include 10-12 international destinations
  • Traverse Cape of Good Hope
  • 12-15 transferable credits from the University of Virginia

Summer voyages explore a world region: 

  • Last 65-70 days
  • Typically focus on North Africa/Europe
  • Include at least 8 international destinations
  • 9-12 transferable credits from the University of Virginia

Short-Term Voyages: 

  • Last 20-30 days
  • Interdisciplinary examination of a central theme, such as engineering
  • Include at least 6 international destinations, including the Panama Canal
  • 4-5 transferable credits from the University of Virginia



Organization has no sub-projects.

Mailing Address

PO Box 400885






Direct Contact

Phone Number: (800) 854-0195