Intensive English Program Partnerships

Building partnerships with university programs, government ministries or other international organizations is an effective and lasting way to bridge cultures and foster relationships among institutions. Since 2012, the Intensive English Program at Western Carolina University has partnered with various entities worldwide to provide classes or tailor-make specialized programs.

Become an IEP Partner

Some of our current and past partners are: J.F Oberlin University in Japan, Chukyo University in Japan, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan, Tecnologico de Costa Rica and Mexico's 100,000 Strong in the Americas.

If your agency would like to enter into an agent partnership with our Intensive English Program you can learn how by reading our Agents' Handbook. Feel free to contact us with any questions at

Become an Agent Partner

We develop short-term specialized programs in General English, Business English, English for Leadership, English for Engineering, or for English Teacher Training. The minimum number of participants per specialized program is 12, and the duration is anywhere from 3-16 weeks during the fall and spring semesters and 3- 8 weeks during summer.

Build your own customized Intensive English Program

Chukyo University, partner institution

Mr. Terao of Chukyo University with Ms. Cargile, previous Director of the WCU IEP. Chukyo University is an international partner institution in Japan.

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