Registration OPEn for Asian Forum

Registration is now open the Asian Forum at WMU, an international conference planned for March 28-29 to showcase the collaborative research and teaching projects currently underway between WMU faculty, students, and staff and their counterparts at WMU’s international partners throughout Asia. The forum will be held at the Fetzer Center on WMU's main campus. Information.

Welcome to the Haenicke Institute

The Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education aspires to be a worldwide leader in developing opportunities for global learning, discovery, and engagement. Founded in 1998, the institute serves as Western Michigan University’s hub for international exchange, activity, and initiatives and as a resource to guide and support internationalization of the academic and campus environment. Recognizing that WMU’s students, faculty, staff, and its international partners are integral to these efforts, the institute is committed to working closely with the University community to develop opportunities that support and sustain the global engagement pillar of the University’s mission by:

  • Forging and sustaining mutually beneficial international partnerships.
  • Recruiting a diverse population of international students and scholars.
  • Sending students, faculty and staff abroad.
  • Supporting internationalization of the curriculum.
  • Providing campus- and community-based opportunities for global engagement.
  • Engaging with alumni.

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