It's not too late to study abroad in summer I 2016!

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! Just follow the link to your program of interest and select “Apply Now.” Programs still accepting applications for summer I include:

Arabic Studies in Oman - deadline extended to Feb. 14.
International Development and Community Service in Peru - deadline extended to Feb. 14.
Russian Literature and Culture - deadline extended to Feb. 12.


Do not see what you are looking for? Browse our list of short-term, faculty-led programs or check out our list of study abroad programs and start making plans for future semesters or summers!

Concerned about cost? We want to help! The Haenicke Institute for Global Education Study Abroad Scholarship offers need– and merit–based scholarships for short-term study abroad programs directed by WMU faculty in late spring, summer I and summer II semesters. Need–based awards are worth up to $2,000; merit-based awards are worth up to $1,000. Information and application.

Many other departments on campus help students fund the life-changing opportunity to study abroad. Information and applications.

We are here to help you make studying abroad happen! Get in touch: write or call (269) 387-5890.

Memo to students regarding safety and security while abroad

Read this important memo regarding WMU Study Abroad safety and security procedures and guidelines.

Study abroad, favorite phrase

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Study abroad, in a word

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A unit of the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education.

As a partner of the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative, WMU Study Abroad is committed to increasing study abroad participation by 50 percent over five years spanning 2014 to 2019.