Diverse group of international students walking in front of the UWM Fountain together

An international campus community

Receive a world-class education. Build your global competence. Study abroad.

Welcome to CIE

The Center for International Education (CIE) at UWM is committed to developing, promoting and implementing international education initiatives for students, faculty, staff and our community.

  • Through our International Students & Scholars Office, we use our immigration, visa and admissions expertise to support the success of UWM students and scholars from around the globe.
  • We offer more than 170 high-quality, safe and affordable programs through our Study Abroad Office.  
  • Our Institute of World Affairs works to redefine global knowledge and engagement through relationship building, co-learning and co-educating alongside members of our communities.
  • As a federally-funded Title VI Center, CIE provides support for the teaching and learning of modern world languages, research and training in global and international studies, and instruction and research in a variety of world affairs areas. Learn more about CIE’s National Resource Center (NRC) Grant and Foreign Languages and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.
International students at UWM graduation ceremony

In-Person Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Central Time)
Friday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Central Time)

Virtual Office Hours
We can be reached by phone, email and video chat
Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Central Time).

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