Center for International Studies and Programs

2020 International Education Week
Nov. 9-13, 2020

“The University of Toledo and the Center for International Studies and Programs are proud to celebrate International Education Week! UToledo supports the internationalization and exchange efforts on our campus. Students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to participate and recognize this important week of programming in celebration of the global village.” - Sara Clark, director of the Center for International Studies and Programs

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International Education Week: Nov. 9-13, 2020

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 our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.

Learn more about International Education Week here.

Background on IEW

International Education Week began in 2000 and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education. This important week is observed all across the United States and in more than 100 countries overseas. IEW is celebrated in November each year during the week before the American holiday of Thanksgiving. IEW is an opportunity for exchange students worldwide to share with their host communities their cultures and highlight the benefits of international educational exchange programs. The worldwide celebration of IEW offers a unique opportunity to reach out to people in every nation, to develop a broader understanding of world cultures and languages, and to reiterate the conviction that enduring friendships and partnerships created through international education and exchange are important for a secure future for all countries. You can make a difference by sharing with others your culture - your history, government, language, food, holidays, school system and traditions.

Last Updated: 10/13/20