“Education should be directed in reference to two objects--the good of the individual educated and the good of the world” – Wilbur Fisk, President, Wesleyan University (1831-1839)
  • Study Abroad

    Study Abroad

    Explore opportunities to take your study to the next level, immerse yourself in another culture, or do hands on, experiential learning in a variety of subjects.

  • Fellowships, Internships & Exchanges

    Fellowships, Internships & Exchanges

    Explore opportunities to conduct research, attend graduate school, or teach English after you graduate from Wesleyan. Apply for internships in almost any discipline, some for credit and some not for credit.

  • Language Resources & Technology

    Language Resources & Technology

    Located in Fisk Hall, the Language Resources and Techology area provides support for students, faculty and members of the Wesleyan community involved in the study of languages and related areas.

  • Language & Intercultural Learning

    Language & Intercultural Learning

    Language and Intercultural Learning serves our mission of helping all members of the Wesleyan community achieve the language skills necessary to exercise effectively and responsibly in our increasing interdependent world.

Language learning departments and programs at Wesleyan

Arabic -- Classics -- College of East Asian Studies -- German Studies -- Hebrew -- Romance Languages & Literatures -- Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies -- Other

Announcements

Events

Nov 13

FCGS Open House Reception and Recognition

04:30 pm

Hosted by Fries Center for Global Studies | Fries Center for Global Studies Commons (Fisk 201) The Fries Center for Global Studies will host an open house to welcome all Wesleyan community members that are interested in and have supported international education and initiatives. The FCGS will recognize the 2017 Photo Contest Winners. Please join us for appetizers and drinks at this reception!

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

Nov 14

Student Perspectives: Putting International Education into Practice

12:00 pm

Hosted by Fries Center for Global Studies| FCGS Conference Room (Fisk 204) Student presenters will be showcasing research, internships, academic study, language acquisition, artistic endeavors, and independent work related to their international experiences.

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

Nov 15

Food Around the World: FLTAs Lead the Way!

12:00 pm

Hosted by Foreign Language Teaching Fellows | Language Resource Center (Fisk 209) Combining language learning with food in this event, you must learn how to say each phrase in their respective language in order to receive food. Come test your Spanish, French, Italian, and Arabic and get to know your fellow FLTAs! *Light Food Provided*

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

Study Abroad & Fellowships Information Session

12:15 pm

** SPECIFICALLY AIMED AT FIRST YEAR STUDENTS AND SOPHOMORES ** Are you thinking to study abroad during the 2018-2019 school year? Come along and find out what study abroad is all about! Study abroad staff, together with a panel of returned study abroad students, will be happy to answer all your questions. Hosts: Class Deans and Fries Center for Global Studies Location: Fisk Hall 201, Fries Center for Global Studies Oh, and did we mention there's a free lunch included?

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

Alumni Speaker: Casey Smith, `17

05:00 pm

Hosted by Fries Center for Global Studies, Gordon Career Center, and Wesleyan Refugee Project | Gordon Career Center Casey Smith `17 is a caseworker with the International Refugee Assistance Projects litigation department. She has worked on refugee advocacy with Church World Service in Washington, D.C. and in case management with two resettlement agencies. She interned at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration at the Office of Refugee Admissions, where she served as acting Program Officer for Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean. At Wesleyan, Casey co-founded and led the Wesleyan Refugee Project, for which she organized student volunteers, fundraisers, and grassroots advocacy. Casey received a State Department Critical Language Scholarship and studied Arabic in Oman and Jordan.

Sponsor: Gordon Career Center

Nov 16

Late Again? Understanding and Managing Time in Intercultural Teams

12:00 pm

Hosted by Fries Center for Global Studies |Language Resource Center (Fisk 209) In this interactive training session, students will discuss how to manage time preferences in intercultural settings. Students will gather in small teams for a simulation, and then share their observations and experiences. We will discuss intercultural approaches to time management that respect the deep cultural roots of how people understand, move through, and communicate time.

Sponsor: Center for Global Studies

Introduction to Jobs and Internships for International Students

06:00 pm

Hosted by Fries Center for Global Studies, Gordon Career Center, Office of International Student Affairs, and Pangea | Gordon Career Center Staff from the Gordon Career Center, the Fries Center for Global Studies, and the Office of International Student Affairs will offer a brief introduction to internships for international students reviewing how to find an internship, how to enroll in CSPL 493 for internship credit, and working with the OISA on how to request CPT authorization. Followed by former international student, Innocent Mashinyire `17, who will share his experience as an international student going through the internship process. Aditi Guha 19 is a leader of Pangea and is taking a role to help moderate the discussion with Innocent. *Dinner Provided!

Sponsor: Gordon Career Center