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Free, public Study Abroad Fair is first step to journey of a lifetime

Western Michigan University students are invited to take their first step toward planning an overseas learning experience as part of their degree program by attending the annual Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, on campus in the Bernhard Center's East Ballroom. Read more

In this video, five study abroad alumni describe their study abroad experience in one or two words!

WMU Internationalization Initiative

In the State of the University address delivered on October 2, 2015, Western Michigan University President John M. Dunn endorsed a University-wide initiative, "Internationalizing the Student Experience: Preparing Students for a Globalized World," which was developed by the Faculty Senate's International Education Council and the Haenicke Institute for Global Education. View the initiative on WMU's Global Engagement website.