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We are One Global WVU

Breaking barriers and exploring new frontiers, the Office of Global Affairs strives to advance West Virginia University towards its global destiny.

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WVU Awarded Heiskell Award for International Partnerships  

The prestigious award was given for WVU's collaboration with our strategic partner in the Middle East, the Royal University for Women.

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Important Information on International Student Fee

Learn more about WVU's international student fee, and the benefits to services it provides.

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Faculty Award for Outstanding Global Contribution

The Office of Global Affairs is accepting nominations for the new award.


Changes to DOS travel warnings

All faculty, staff, and students are reminded to register university-related travel in light of recent changes to travel warnings.

Meet the VP for Global Strategy and International Affairs

William Brustein

"The Office of Global Affairs serves to connect WVU to the world, and the world to WVU. Our mission is to help propel WVU to the ranks of an elite global university, and bring the world to West Virginia."

William Brustein

More about the VP for Global Strategy & International Affairs

Facts and Figures

Over two-thousand international students choose to make Morgantown their home.
WVU is represented by students from 114 countries.
In 2015-2016, 921 WVU students chose to take their education outside the United States.
This past year, 63 WVU courses were taught abroad as faculty-led education abroad programs.

Education Abroad

WVU's Education Abroad helps hundreds of students experience the world each year. 

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International Students & Scholar Services

WVU's International Student & Scholar Services helps connect WVU to our international community.

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International Alumni

WVU has over 190,000 alumni worldwide. With five alumni chapters abroad, there are opportunities to reconnect and engage.

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