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Office of International Programs

Local elementary school students during International Education Week explore the world through Geosphere, a 20' inflatable globe.

Students at the Painting Matryoshka event during International Education Week apply their creativity to a cultural icon, the Russian nesting doll.

Students in the DSU lobby consider their "bubble" (or what keeps them from trying new things) and get free International Education Week (IEW) t-shirts at the kick-off event Bubble Burst.

WKU staff and Dept. of Geography and Geology graduate student Jonathan Oglesby presents his research on water literacy in Niger during International Education Week's Geography Awareness Day. (photo on right from

WKU's National Dance Education Organization taught students how to flamenco and salsa during International Education Week's Spanish Fusion event.



The Office of International Programs strives to complement Western Kentucky University's vision to be A Leading American University with International Reach through the strategic development, implementation, and management of campus-wide internationalization initiatives. The Office of International Programs, in partnership with the Office of  Study Abroad and Global Learning, serves to enhance WKU's international profile by working closely with students, faculty, and staff, both domestic and foreign.




Contact Information

Campus Location
Sofia-Downing International Center
1536 State Street

Mailing address
Office of International Programs
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd # 11066
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066

Phone: 270-745-5334
Fax: 270-745-6144


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