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Western Kentucky University

International Reach

Information for International Students and about WKU's Global Initiatives

WKU's vision is to be A Leading American University with International Reach.


Chinese Flagship

The Chinese Flagship program is designed to bring talented students who start with no knowledge of Chinese up to Superior levels of proficiency by the time they graduate from college.


Confucius Institute

Promoting understanding of Chinese language and culture through children's programming, training courses, cultural workshops, and events.


Distance Learning

WKU has students in more than 40 countries around the world through distance learning programs.




International Employee Services

Support for immigration issues for international faculty and staff are managed through the Office of International Programs (OIP) inlcuding H-1B and Permanent Resident issues.


International Student Services

WKU offers a wide variety of services for international students.


KIIS - Kentucky Institute for International Studies


Office of International Programs

Serves to enhance WKU's international profile by working closely with students, faculty, and staff, both domestic and foreign.


Navitas at WKU


Study Abroad & Global Learning

Visit the Study Abroad website and learn about how WKU students can learn in different places around the world.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14