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The Center for International Education (CIE) is here to help

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.

If you want to meet with a Study Abroad or an International Student advisor you can book either an in-person or virtual appointment. Please indicate what your preference is in the notes when you book your appointment. 

  • To book an appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor, click here.
  • To book an appointment with an International Student Advisor, click here.

Our office is open 7:45am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. You can also call 715-836-4411 to ask questions or make an appointment.

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countries for full-semester study

Recognized as a

National Leader

in Study Abroad

by the 2023 Open Doors Report of the Institute of International Education

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International Student and Scholar Services

Our ISS Services provides excellent support for UWEC’s student and scholars on F-1 and J-1 visas through advising on immigration regulations and cultural adaption and providing diverse programming for the campus and the local community.

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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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Intensive English Program

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

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To learn more about COVID-19's impact on study abroad, click here.

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