Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

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Welcome to Study Abroad and Outreach

Western Illinois University prides itself on being a very close-knit and warm community with much to offer. In an effort to expand its horizons and give more to the community and to the world, the Office of Study Abroad & Outreach works in various ways to connect people from all over the globe by providing opportunities, enabling experiences, and embracing uniqueness.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Study Abroad provides students with countless opportunities to take their studies all around the globe. Students can study in over 60 countries, regardless of their major or minor course of study. Many Study Abroad programs are comparable in cost to studying on WIU's campuses. Financial aid and scholarships are available to qualified students.

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Outreach

Outreach

Through the efforts of the Outreach unit, community residents and professionals from here and around the world can benefit from the expertise of our faculty and staff. You do not need to be a regular student at Western Illinois University to benefit from our academic programs.  

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Youth Enrichment Programs

Youth Enrichment Programs

With the participation of Western Illinois University (WIU) faculty, staff, and the help of student counselors, the Office of Study Abroad and Outreach (SAO) provides youth with unique hands–on learning opportunities that will transform the way they think about their future.  

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Bringing International Perspectives to Campus

Faculty member from Dept of Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies travels to Uruguay.

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Outreach


 

Kansai Gaidai in Japan

Go to Kansai Gaidai in Japan to study Manga Drawing , Ceramics, Design, Japanese Business, Asian Political Science, or Japanese.  

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Kansai Gaidai



Latin American Initiatives

Faculty Led Programs

As short as a week to as long as three months, WIU Faculty-led programs offer flexibility and international experiences in cases where it's difficult to be abroad for an entire semester. 

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Latin American Initiatives

WIU Latin American Initiatives

Latin American culture and reality are an integral part of academic life on campus. 

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Atlantis Exchange Program

Prof. Gloria Join DePaul University, Ecole de Commerce Européenne, and Linköping U. to earn a Bachelor’s degree.



Life Long Learning (LIFE)

LIFE L.I.F.E. Macomb is dedicated to providing low-cost, and enjoyable adult-education experiences. 

 


Students Blogs

Students Blogs University of Auckland Name: Brooke Costigan 
University:University of Auckland
Country:New Zealand
Blog:Click-Here

LIFE Name:Molly Cameron 
University:Edge Hill University
Country:England
Blog:Click-Here