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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 student awarded Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship

WVU student Mark Vodianyi is one of ten Ukrainian students to receive the Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship for Ukrainian Scholars.
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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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Lattal Receives Faculty Award for Outstanding Global Contributions

Dr. Andy Lattal, Centennial Professor of Psychology, has been awarded $3,000 to help promote and develop his international efforts. 


Faculty Award for Outstanding Global Contributions

OGA is pleased to announce the 2023 Faculty Award for Outstanding Global Contributions. This award of $3,000 recognizes faculty who have made significant contributions to WVU’s global efforts.

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. 

Visit Education Abroad Website

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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