Welcome to International Education!

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Tastes of Culture

We partner with units across campus to engage students, while they enjoy some international snacks and drinks with cross-cultural learning activities.
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Break Programs

Staying on campus during a break? Join us for fun activities and get connected with other students and find your home away from home.
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The Name Project

Our students from around the world are proud to be part of the U of I family. They are here to share the stories of their names and how to pronounce them.
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Global Engagement Lounge (GEL)

Meet international and domestic students, representatives from campus units, academic advisors, and members from RSOs to enjoy interactive activities and transform your Illinois experience.
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Global Leaders Orange & Blue Engagement (GLOBE)

GLOBE connects current students (Blue) with new ones (Orange) and teams them up in cohorts to participate in activities and events to develop friendship and leadership skills.
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Intercultural Dialogue Series

iCU (I See You) features stories by our international and domestic students to enhance cultural awareness and develop global perspectives through meaningful interaction.

International Education Calendar