Haenicke Institute for Global Education

Welcome to the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education, the home of international offices and services at Western Michigan University.

Intensive English-CELCIS  Immigration International Admissions Study Abroad


Islam 101: Creating an inclusive campus environment

Learn about the fastest growing religion in the world from people who practice it. Hear about the positive and negative experiences of Muslims on your campus and in your community. Watch live skits on how to navigate cultural differences. Take advantage of this opportunity for audience participation at an exciting and interactive diversity training. Information.

  • Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Multicultural Center in the Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided

It’s not too late to study abroad in summer I 2015!

Many summer I programs are still accepting applications! Don't miss this opportunity to earn credit while making new friends and experiencing a different culture. Don’t speak a foreign language? No problem! All courses are taught in English and led by faculty members who will assist you throughout your experience. Spots are filling up quickly, so complete your application today! Visit the Study Abroad website to learn more.

WMU East Asian Forum April 17

Faculty and staff and members of the academic community of the West Michigan region engaged in ongoing projects and interests related to East Asia are invited to participate in WMU's East Asian Forum planned for Friday, April 17, 2015. The forum will include panel presentations and a keynote speaker. Panel submission deadline is January 31. Information. Registration form.