International Education Week

International Education Week 2021

International Education Week (IEW), November 15-19, 2021, is an opportunity to celebrate international education and study abroad worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs highlighting both Study Abroad and International Education in the United States.

Below is a list of International Education Week events sponsored by UMSL Global:


All week:

Fun with Flags! Flag trivia and vexillology on the MSC bridge.


Monday, November 15:

1 - 2 p.m.: 

Presentation on Pakistani culture by international student Arooba Rahat

In person: Room 331 SSB
via Zoom: Click here to register

3 - 4 p.m.:

Opportunity for faculty to learn more about the University of Missouri's academic exchange program with South Africa

via Zoom: Click here to join


Tuesday, November 16:

7 - 8 p.m.:

The Dr. Edwin Fedder Lecture in Foreign and International Affairs: Resettling the Afghan Diaspora in St. Louis - Challenges and Opportunities - Paul Costigan, International Institute of St. Louis

via Zoom: Click here to register


Wednesday, November 17: 

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.:

Enjoy hot drinks from around the world, and ask our study abroad experts all your burning study abroad questions!

12:30 - 1:45

Irish Studies Lecture - Reporting from Ireland: A St. Louis Journalist Explores The Troubles - Don Corrigan, Webster-Kirkwod Times

via Zoom: Click here to register


Thursday, November 18:

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Japanese Studies Lecture - Teaching Japan Beyond Academic Specialization - Dr. Mindy Landeck, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Austin College

via Zoom: Click here to register