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International Learning offers opportunities for education abroad and internationalization at home to Western students. We also welcome visiting students from universities worldwide.  With study abroad and exchange programs, volunteer opportunities, and a new Global and Intercultural Engagement Honor program, there are many ways to complement your Western degree with global experience.

Student Stories


Chemical Engineering Summer Abroad in France

Chemical Engineering students document their experience travelling, learning, and studying in France.


student Erin Hoffman in India

Exchange to India an opportunity not to miss

FIMS student Erin Hoffman's experience on exchange.



Student Kara Waites at Bond University, Australia

Embracing Life outside of our comfort zone

Student Kara Waites reflects on her exchange experience at Bond University, Australia



exchange student in Hong Kong

Exchange to Hong Kong reaps benefits

"This exchange has transformed me into an even better leader and a more confident individual. I would recommend doing an exchange in Hong Kong to anyone."

News and Events

There's still time to go on exchange

Some international exchange opportunities for the 2017-18 academic year are still available with an extended deadline of February 20. Come meet our Team Leaders and Returning Exchange Peers 12-2, Monday to Friday.Deadline extended. More details

Go Abroad in Summer 2017

Western offers summer programs around the world. From exchange, to study abroad, language courses, research and internships. Gain global experience and build intercultural skills, all while living your dream summer abroad. More details

Have questions?

Email us at with questions or to book an appointment

We also have drop-in hours Monday to Friday, 12-2pm.

Location: 2nd floor of the International & Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

Fact Sheet for incoming exchange students

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