The Center for English Language and Culture for International Students at Western Michigan University provides instruction in English as a second language for non-native speakers who will use English to study at an American college or university or in their workplaces. Learn more about our program and WMU here.


Increase your intercultural competence by hosting a WMU international student.

Area families needed to host visiting international teachers, students

Western Michigan University is seeking homestay opportunities for visiting international students. Information. 

The CELCIS Experience: Learn English and U.S. Culture at WMU

Meet Ahmed Alashi, a CELCIS alumni, who will soon complete a master's degree in organizational analysis leadership.  

CELCIS one of six programs worldwide to reach accreditation milestone

Commission on English Language loWestern Michigan University's internationally recognized center for English language instruction is one of just six programs worldwide to already have achieved a second reaccreditation by the Commission on English Language Program AccreditationRead more.

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