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International Office

Tasks

Internationalization is one of WU's main strategic priorities. The majority of WU students gains international experience through a stay abroad at one of our 240 partner universities, during an International Short Program or with an online exchange initiative.

The International Office reports to the Vice-Rector for Acadmic Programs and Student Affairs and is WU's central service unit for the coordination of international partnerships, networks, and programs.

Internationality and student mobility

Around 1,000 WU students complete an international experience abroad each year. Each year, just as many international students come to WU as incoming exchange students. As International Office, we are the first point of contact for these students. We advise and inform students about their stay abroad and about options to internationalize their studies at WU. Our goal is to enable all students to acquire a global mindset.

Staff and faculty mobility

Mobility programs such as ERASMUS+ or CEEPUS are open to university faculty and staff. We highly encourage WU staff and faculty to spend time at a partner university in order to bring new impulses and innovation to WU.

International university networks and programs

WU gives its faculty and students access to a network of about 240 partner universities worldwide. The International Office is responsible for developing and supervising these international partnerships.

WU is member of the following associations: CEMS, PIM, GBSN, THEMIS, NEURUS.

CEEPUS network and worldwide mobility

WU and its members are active participants in the ERASMUS+ Program of the European Union (WU Erasmus Policy Statement & Erasmus Charter).

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