International House

International Education Week

About International Education Week at UT

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  This joint initiative of the US Department of State and the US Department of Education is part of the efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.  International Education Week at UT aims to:

  • Educate the campus community on the importance of engaging in international and intercultural experiences
  • Increase awareness of international communities and their impact
  • Highlight international education opportunities
  • Support the diversity and inclusion initiative as outlined in Vol Vision 2020

International Education Week for 2018 will be held November 12-16.

Schedule of Events

Below is the 2017 schedule for International Education Week. Check back for a finalized 2018 schedule soon.

Monday, November 13

Creative China Competition – Confucius Institute
5pm-7pm; International House Great Room
International Service Learning Opportunities Information SessionPrograms Abroad Office
4pm; Hodges Library 212

Tuesday, November 14

Education Abroad Series: Immerse Yourself in the United KingdomInternational Partnerships and Exchanges
2:30pm-3:30pm; International House Community Room
Show Me the Money: Funding International Experiences Walk-in AdvisingPrograms Abroad Office
3pm-5pm; One Stop
Address Islamophobia featuring Dr. Amer F. AhmedInternational House & The Honors and Scholars Programs
5:30pm-7pm; Toyota Auditorium, Howard Baker Center

Wednesday, November 15

Korea International CoffeehouseInternational House, UT Libraries, & Center for Career Development
1pm-3pm; Mary Greer Room, Hodges Library
Application of Language and World Business in Today’s MarketLanguage & World Business 
1pm-4pm; International House Great Room
Education Abroad Series: Immerse Yourself in JapanInternational Partnerships and Exchanges
1:30-2:30pm; International House Community Room
Education Abroad Series: Immerse Yourself in Germany – International Partnerships and Exchanges
2:30-3:30pm; International House Community Room
Summer Cultural Exchange Opportunity in China for Students, Faculty and Staff – International Partnerships and Exchanges
3:30-4:30pm; International House Community Room
Career Conversations: International CareersCenter for Career Development
4pm-5:30pm; Center for Career Development Room 225

Thursday, November 16

English Language Institute Open House
3:30pm-5:30pm; UT Conference Center, Suite 120
The 5th “Chinese Culture in My Eyes” Photo Contest Award CeremonyConfucius Institute 3:30pm-5:30pm; International House Community Room
International Research Opportunities Information Session – Undergraduate Research, Programs Abroad Office, Honors and Scholars Programs, Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships
6:00pm; Hodges Library 252
Political Change in South Africa: Viewing and Discussion of ‘The Giant is Falling’ – Africana Studies, Political Science, & Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy
6:30pm-8pm; Toyota Auditorium, Howard Baker Center

Friday, November 17

International Student & Scholar Services Open House
11am-2pm; Melrose Hall Conference Room


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