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International Professional Development

Opportunities in the U.S.

Annual WCU Global Learning Academy

A year-long program with a monthly workshop on areas of curriculum internationalization

Conferences and Seminars

WISE (Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement) Conference
February, Winston-Salem, NC

Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization
May, Bloomington, IN

AIEA: Leaders in International Higher Education
February, Washington DC

Opportunities Abroad

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars (IFDS)

WCU receives $2000 per year to support faculty to attend CIEE IFDS. The call for WCU application occurs in Fall semester. Learn More

AASCU International Programs

  • China Studies Institute
  • Japan Studies Institute
  • JSI Japan Seminar
  • Short-Term Teaching in China

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Summer Culture Immersion Program in China

Chongqing Technology and Business University(CTBU) – China

  • Program duration: 3 weeks, mid-May to early June
  • Cost per WCU participant: Flight, health insurance, some meals, hotel ($150 for 3 weeks)

Teaching Abroad

Summer Abroad

  • WCU’s partner institutions sometimes invite WCU faculty to teach courses in summer with compensation. IPS sends an invitation message to WCU Academic Affairs email list.
  • Some WCU’s partner institutions want to have WCU faculty to teach for a semester or for a few weeks with compensation. Those opportunities are usually by request. If you are interested in this type of teaching, please follow the procedures below:
    1. Review the list of WCU’s partner institutions and identify an institution where you want to teach.
    2. Send the following documents to Ling LeBeau (IPS Director) at Ling will make a request to the partner institution.
      • Cover letter --- Indicating when, how long, and what course (s)/lecture(s) you want to deliver
      • CV

Fulbright Programs

Fulbright Specialist Program
Fulbright Scholar Program
Fulbright Hayes Program

Teach for CIEE

Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris or Rome. Learn More


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