Western Michigan University is committed to providing its faculty and emeriti the opportunity to be global engaged.
WMU enjoys formal partnerships with more than 100 international institutions, offering options to faculty who are interested in collaboration and exchange. Funding is available for faculty activities abroad through the Timothy Light Center, as well as the Fulbright US Scholar and Specialist Programs.
Collaborate with faculty abroad to provide opportunities for your students to work across borders with other students around the globe. Students work cooperatively and collaboratively across time, distance, and cultures on projects that are implemented in your classroom curriculum. Funding available for WMU faculty.
Celebrate Global Engagement
The WMU Global Engagement Award seeks nominations each year for faculty and staff. The contributions can be in the realm of teaching, research and creative activities, service, and other international activities.
The International Education Council of the WMU Faculty Senate, Office of the Provost, and the Haenicke Institute for Global Education have been working to increase global engagement across campus. Learn more about those activities below.
- Southwest Michigan Educational Initiative on the East Indian Ocean: Faculty International Travel and Course Development
Learn about the process and resources for bringing scholars from around the world to campus.