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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.

About OGA
WVU students, joined with RUW students, hold a 'Let's Go' WVU Flag in Bahrain.

WVU Potomac State students experience life in Riffa, Bahrain

Students from West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus and the Potomac State College campus in Keyser spent spring break 2019 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, an island located on the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf, to attend the Royal University for Women.
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Global Mountaineers Certificate Program

Global Affairs is now offering the certificate add-on for students interested in showcasing their global awareness.
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New academic program at WVU to encourage cross-cultural collaboration

Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the School of Chemical Engineering and Technology at the China University of Mining and Technology are looking to create a 3+1+1 academic program to allow eligible students from CUMT to study at WVU. 

WVU President E. Gordon Gee accepts the Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

President E. Gordon Gee accepts Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The award recognizes institutions of higher learning that have made significant efforts to promote international education and experiences on their campuses.

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

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Over two-thousand international students choose to make Morgantown their home.
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WVU is represented by students from 114 countries.
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964 WVU students chose to take their education outside the United States.
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This past year, 75 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. 

Visit Education Abroad Website

International Students & Scholar Services

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

Visit ISSS Website

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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