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International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW)

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of efforts to prepare students for a global environment by studying, learning and exchanging experiences.  A number of institutions across the country acknowledge and celebrate this week.

The upcoming International Education Week is November 2-7, 2020.  Participate in programs including global game night, festivals, and more. Questions? Email us at

Below you can look over the programs and events from the 2019 IEW!

2019 IEW Schedule


Saturday, November 2 | 6:00pm-12:00am -- change in start time from 8:00pm to now 6:00pm | KU Ballroom
Join the Indian Student Association to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, and experience traditional Indian dance, food and music.

Global Game Day: Extreme Edition

Monday, November 4 | 2:00pm-3:30pm | KU Ballroom
Join us for Extreme Global Game Day, an intercultural activity that brings international and U.S. students, faculty, and staff together in a fun environment in which everyone can enjoy snacks and play popular games from different regions of the world. PATH eligible event. 

Citizens of the World Student Showcase

Wednesday, November 6 | 7:00pm-8:30pm | Heritage Coffeehouse
Join us for the redesigned Citizens of the World Student Showcase. In this salon style event, you will hear students’ stories demonstrated through photography that share an experience reflective of how they "explore, engage and embrace" as citizens of the world.

Student Panel 

Thursday, November 7 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Sears Recital Hall (first floor, Humanities)
Come listen to students reflect on their experiences abroad and how those experiences have impacted their academic and career objectives.  Students on the panel participated in various program types and in locations around the world.  The panel will be moderated b Jason Eckert, Executive Director of Career Services. PATH eligible event. 

International Festival

Saturday, November 9 | 5:30pm-8:00pm | RecPlex
Come together for one unforgettable evening full of food, performance, culture, and community. Sample the world’s cuisines, take a walk through the international bazaar, watch incredible cultural performances, and see the beautiful clothes and flags of different countries at the amazing International Festival finale. Free admission and optional $5 ticket for food. PATH eligible event. 

Education Abroad Tabling throughout week

Tuesday, November 5 & Friday, November 8 | 11:00-2:00pm | KU Fountain
Learn about opportunities available for UD students to study abroad.  Tables will be set-up near the KU Fountain. 


Center for International Programs

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300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1701
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