International Education Week 2017

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The Global Engagement Office recognizes International Education Week from November 13-17, 2017. International Education Week, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, celebrates and promotes educational programs that exchange thoughts, share cultures, and prepare future leaders for global opportunities. 

The University of Montana supports several types of international education opportunities through the Global Engagement Office's sectors: Education Abroad, English Language Institute, and International Students and Scholars. These sectors aid campus departments, students, faculty, and staff in creating global learning opportunities, exchanging ideas, and applying classroom learning and skills in global settings. 

Some quick facts about international education supported by the University of Montana in the 2016-2017 academic year: 

  • 646 students from 73 countries attended UM as undergraduate, graduate, or intensive English language students
  • Popular majors among international students include: 
    • Physical therapy
    • Business
    • Biological sciences
  • 476 UM students participated in Education Abroad programs
  • UM faculty led Education Abroad programs to:
    • Mexico
    • Patagonia
    • Romania
    • Japan
    • ... and more! 

UM international education facts