Welcome to the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education, the home of international offices and services at Western Michigan University.

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Faunce Student Services building

Intensive English program earns gold standard reaccreditation

The Center for English Language and Culture for International Students, which has been providing intensive English language instruction at Western Michigan University since 1975, was reaccredited for a 10-year period through 2025 by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, following a comprehensive self-study and site visit in April 2015. Read more.

International admissions and immigration offices moving

To better serve Western Michigan University’s growing international student and scholar population, the international admissions and immigration units of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education will move in early August from Ellsworth Hall to the third floor of the Faunce Student Services building. In order to allow for the staff and equipment to be moved, the Ellsworth office will close at noon on Friday, Aug. 7. The offices will re-open in 3110 Faunce Student Services at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Read more.

The World at Western—International Festival 2015