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

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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

China Festival at WMU September 26

Join us for the 2nd annual China Festival at WMU planned for noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. Information.

Get a one-minute glimpse of the 2014 China Festival at WMU in this short video.

CELCIS one of six programs worldwide to reach accreditation milestone

Commission on English Language Program Accreditation logoWestern Michigan University's internationally recognized center for English language instruction is one of just six programs worldwide to already have achieved a second reaccreditation by the Commission on English Language Program AccreditationRead more.

International admissions and immigration offices moving

To better serve Western Michigan University’s growing international student and scholar population, the international admissions and immigration units of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education will move in early August from Ellsworth Hall to the third floor of the Faunce Student Services building. In order to allow for the staff and equipment to be moved, the Ellsworth office will close at noon on Friday, Aug. 7. The offices will re-open in 3110 Faunce Student Services at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Read more.