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Center for International Education

Become a global citizen

UW-Eau Claire has long been a leader in cultivating study abroad opportunities. In addition to the multitude of places that Blugolds are able to study abroad, CIE is the office that oversees the international student experience on campus. From English as a second language to the special programs for Chinese students, the hard-working staff in CIE are helping make the world seem just a little smaller, one global experience at a time.

At UWEC we prepare Blugolds for a diverse world by providing a variety of international learning experiences. The Center for International Education (CIE) plays a vital role in providing high quality international programs and international support services to the University community. It supports campus internationalization initiates and advocates for intercultural competency and lifelong inquiry.

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CIE programs

UWEC Davies Center Exterior in Summer

International Students and Scholar Services

UWEC offers exciting opportunities for students from around the world. You will have access to a wealth of experiences and opportunities to learn about a new culture while attaining an education.

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International Student from Malaysia with UWEC Host Friends

Host an International Student

CIE's Host Friend Program matches international students with kindhearted and compassionate individuals and families from the Chippewa Valley area.

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Chinese Programs

Our Chinese Program allows students to earn dual degrees from their home university as well as UW- Eau Claire.

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ESL Contest Winners

Intensive English Program

Our IEP offers a personalized experience that will help increase your English proficiency.

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