International Education Week

IEW_inverse.pngNov. 18-22, 2019

International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. MSU is proud to have been a leader of international education, research, and collaboration for more than 60 years. Join us in celebrating international education with these events in the month of November!

November 10: MSU Global Festival

Explore cultures from around the world at MSU's Global Festival. Every year, international students participate in showcasing their home country with children's games, international exhibits, World Gift Shop, and performances. The festival is a free, family-friendly event!

November 15: Learning Abroad Conference

The Learning Abroad Conference features presentations from students returned from international learning experiences and international students currently studying abroad here in East Lansing.


November 18: At Distant Ends of the Soviet Empire: Environmental Challenges Today

Join the Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies for this brown bag talk. Almost 3 decades after the Soviet Union collapsed, the ecological legacies of its economic, political and agricultural policies and practices still remain visible across its once-vast territory.

November 18: China Town Hall

China Town Hall is a national conversation about China that provides Americans across the US and beyond the opportunity to discuss international relations issues with leading experts.

November 19: Japanese Film Series: Spirited Away

Academy-award winning animated film from Studio Ghibli (Hiyazaki Hayao). A young girl suddenly finds herself trapped in the bathhouse of the gods. Can she rescue her parents and escape to the 'normal' world again?

November 20: Spartans Abroad Day

Spartans Abroad Day is dedicated to recognize the positive impact of education abroad. Did you participate as a student? Did you direct a program? We want to hear about your experience and how it might encourage others to do the same!


November 20: The Complexities, Challenges, and Possibilities in Global Higher Education

This panel will feature three HALE faculty’s insights and perspectives on the most pressing issues facing global higher education. By covering various scales (i.e., ranging from individual to institutional, to transnational actors/processes) of global higher education issues, the panel will offer micro/macro accounts of current global higher education trends.

1:00 p.m., Erickson Hall, Room 252

November 22: International Coffee Hour

Join us for OISS Weekly Coffee Hour! It's a great place to make friends, network, be involved and start the weekend. And free coffee and tea are always provided!