Thunderbird75: Building Tomorrow’s Global Leaders for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

One Global Place

Our new state-of-the-art facility will enable Thunderbird students to connect with the world and experience in real time that which they seek to learn and study.


  • Four 60-seat classroom
  • Five 40-seat classrooms
  • Heritage Lounge
  • 7 group study rooms
  • Total 110,000 sq. ft

Global Forum

New globe will greet visitors, students and alumni, connecting all via social media live updates in Downtown Phoenix


innovation center

Innovation Center

This space will serve as a hub of experiential activity for our students, including virtual reality suites to prepare students for their fieldwork. This center will also host immersive AR/VR language technologies, the leading edge in language acquisition.


  • 11 conference rooms
  • Global Decision Theater
  • LEED certification
  • VR/AR technology enhance Language Lab

The Pub

The rooftop features the Thunderbird Pub evoking the ethos of 1946 and the founding of Thunderbird. The Pub's design will capture the spirit of the original Pub while embracing the growing skyline of downtown Phoenix.

  • The connections
  • The culture
  • The camaraderie
  • Rooftop views of Phoenix

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Centers of Excellence

Centers of Excellence Map

existing centers

Existing Centers of Excellence

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Phoenix, AZ (HQ)
Future centers

Future Centers of Excellence

  • Shanghai, China
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Sydney, Australia
  • London, UK
  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Mumbai, India
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Bogotá, Colombia
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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Active Learning Classrooms




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