Upcoming Events

U-M International Center Events Calendar (view by date)

The U-M International Center offers events and workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to international students and scholars, U-M department administrators, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Description: In many countries, Peace Corps Volunteers work to empower youth with the necessary knowledge, skills, and experiences to become healthy and engaged citizens. Volunteers themselves act as positive role models for the youth in their communities. As a Peace Corps Volunteer working in the Youth Development or Educational sector, you may:

  • Work with...
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Description: If you're new to booking international travel, this workshop is for you! Come hear tips from a travel expert and find out about STA Travel's "Book Now, Pay Later" program! A Travel Voucher will also be raffled off during this event. Food will be provided.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Description: Academic Programs International (API) is an independent study abroad provider. It was founded in 1997 by four women dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable study abroad programs for students. API sends more than 4,000 participants abroad annually to nearly 50 cities in over 25 countries in Asia, Europe,...

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Description: Social Hour for International Families is intended for international families to connect with and lend support to one another. It provides a sense of community among international families affiliated with U-M.

Spouses, partners, and children of international students, scholars, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Light refreshments will be...

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Description: Identities Abroad is a series of student panels, focusing on how social identities shaped/impacted their experiences working, traveling or studying abroad. Come to prepare for your own experience abroad, and meet peers who can assist you in the journey. There will also be representatives from the International Center and Center for Global and Intercultural Studies...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Description: In many countries, Peace Corps Volunteers work with small-scale farmers and families to increase food security and production and adapt to climate change while promoting environmental conservation. As a Peace Corps Volunteer working in the Environment or the Agriculture Sector, you may:

  • Teach environmental awareness in schools, empowering communities...
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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Description: This series is designed to meet the needs of international scholars at U-M. Each session features a different topic and you can attend as many of the sessions as you want. The group will practice conversational English and discuss U.S. customs related to informal social interactions in a university setting.

Open to international scholars only.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Description: 60 Minutes Around the Globe is an opportunity for international students to present a variety of topics they choose (e.g. food, music, sports, politics, religions, etc.) from their home countries. Through an informal presentation, followed by questions and answers, it promotes awareness and discussions among those attending the events.

Cultural food...

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Monday, March 4, 2019

The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:

  • Increase your awareness of the impact of culture on communication styles;
  • Gain skills necessary for...
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Monday, March 4, 2019

Description: In these sessions, we’ll work on pronunciation, vocabulary, intonation, syllable stress and speaking in social and academic settings. Each session focuses on different situations in which you might need to use specific “chunks” of English. Please choose which (or all) sessions you’d like to attend.

  • Monday, March 4: Making Small Talk
  • Monday,...
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