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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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Global Health Summit

Global Health Summit to Kick off October 11 at Health Sciences Campus

The Global Engagement Office sponsors this annual summit as a forum for emerging topics in Global Health and an opportunity to nurture connections in the region and nationally focused on global health from which West Virginia can leverage partnerships and make resource investments go further.
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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.

Brustein honored with Centennial Medal from IIE

William Brustein, VP for Global Strategies and International Affairs, was awarded a Centennial Medal by the Institute of International Education for contributions to global mobility leadership.


WVU awarded Senator Paul 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

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

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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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