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Funding opportunity for MU faculty at Ghent University in Belgium

Published March 22, 2019

The International Center has an exciting opportunity for faculty interested in developing a relationship with our prestigious partner Ghent University in Belgium. As part of the Erasmus+ European Union program to promote comprehensive internationalization, Ghent is offering funding for one MU faculty member to job shadow, train or plan collaborations with faculty peers at Ghent.…

A Celebration of Japan: Donated artifacts on display in Ellis Library

Published March 13, 2019

Exhibit information March 13–July 31, 2019 Ellis Library main floor exhibition cases The International Center is pleased to sponsor "A Celebration of Japan," an exhibit of Japanese artifacts donated to the center by the Haley family. Ron, '70, and the late Beverly (Grimes), '69, Haley were both natives of Slater, Mo., a…

MU faculty can teach abroad in China this summer

Published March 6, 2019

MU faculty are invited to teach a two-week intensive course as part of the International Immersion Program at Southwest University in Chongqing, China. This is a great opportunity to expand your teaching experience and network with faculty at one of MU's partner institutions in China. The program runs July 8–19 and includes: Round-trip airfare Airport…

Applications open for 2019/20 Bond International Scholars Award

Published Jan. 11, 2019

Want to see the world, gain global skills and accelerate your degree completion? The Bond International Scholars Award is a competitive scholarship opportunity available to all MU students participating in a semester or academic/calendar year MU study abroad program. The award offers five $5,000 scholarships toward the cost of an MU study abroad program to…

International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

Published Dec. 14, 2018

The International Center will be closed Dec. 24–Jan. 1. Advisers will not be available during this time (including via email) and document processing will not take place. Passport and photo services will be closed. Regular office hours will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international…

2018 Bond International Scholar Award recipients announced

Published Nov. 13, 2018

The International Center is delighted to announce the first Bond International Scholar Award recipients. This award is made possible by a generous endowment from the friends of retired U.S. Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond, in honor of his exemplary public service. About the award Bond, a sixth generation Missourian, was elected to the United States…

New Bond International Scholars Award will offer $5,000 study abroad scholarships

Published Aug. 29, 2018

The International Center is pleased to announce the Bond International Scholars Award, which will provide five $5,000 study abroad scholarships to MU students. This new award is the result of generous donations by friends of retired U.S. Senator Christopher S. "Kit" Bond in honor of his exemplary public service. Eligibility and application All full-time MU…

Ayllon named new director of study abroad

Published Aug. 22, 2018

The MU International Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Miguel Ayllon will serve as director of study abroad effective Sept. 1, 2018. Ayllon has been interim director of study abroad for the center since January 2018. Prior to that, he was the director of international engineering and STEM programs, a position shared by the…

International Center awards $30,500 in study abroad scholarships

Published May 9, 2018

The International Center was pleased to award $30,500 to 141 in study abroad scholarships to MU students studying abroad for summer and fall 2018, and academic year 2018/19. Students have the opportunity to apply for these scholarships as part of the study abroad application process. Congratulations to these recipients! International Center Scholarship Provides need-, merit-…

Miguel Ayllon appointed interim director of study abroad

Published Jan. 17, 2018

Effective Jan. 8, 2018, Miguel Ayllon began service as interim director of study abroad for the International Center. He formerly served as the director of international engineering and STEM programs, a position shared by the MU College of Engineering and International Center. Offering affordable global experiential learning opportunities for MU students will be a priority.…