Study Abroad Study Abroad offers students opportunities that provide cross

Study abroad study abroad offers students

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Study Abroad: Study Abroad offers students opportunities that provide cross-cultural interac- tion, exposure to geographic, economic and politi- cal diversity and a vehicle for personal growth and adaptation in a foreign environment. The unit pro- vides year-round orientations, consultation and advisement, and follow-ups to assist students and program directors on a continuous basis before, during and after their study abroad experience. National Student Exchange: The National Student Exchange provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to attend a member col- lege or university in another state for up to two semesters while earning credit toward their home school’s degree program. Illinois State is one of only two universities in the State of Illinois that participate in the NSE program. Such exchanges offer students the opportunity for cross-cultural interaction and exposure to geographic, economic and political diversity, as well as personal growth. Management Development International (MDI): Management Development International conducts professional certificate and diploma train- ing programs, as well as custom-designed training programs, in a variety of fields for international clientele. Programs are offered on-site at Illinois State and at many other locations around the world. International House: International House is a multicultural living and learning center for American and international students at Illinois State. The primary responsibility of the International House Unit is to promote diversity among American and international students and to contribute to inter- national understanding through commitment to developing friendships, providing cultural learning opportunities and offering programs which extend these primary goals to the wider university and to the Bloomington/Normal community. Unit for International Linkages: The Office of International Studies and Programs has estab- lished the Unit for International Linkages to increase scholarly activity and research throughout the world. The unit pursues and coordinates link- ages with institutions in countries around the world. Fulbright Program Development: The Office of International Studies provides guidance for Fulbright Program Development with support of faculty efforts toward international scholarship. Collaborative Units: Admission of international students is processed through the Office of Admissions at Illinois State University. English Language Institute is part of the College of Arts and Sciences. International stu- dent immigration and advising are coordinated through International Studies and Programs. Intensive English Program at English Language Institute (Hudelson Building), (309)438-2072; LanguageInstitute; email: [email protected]: Illinois State University’s English Language Institute (ELI) provides a special non-degree intensive program (20-hours per week) in English as a Second Language with equal emphasis on both communicative and academic needs for inter-
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  • Fall '15
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