One feature that distinguishes the Willamette University Debate Union from other excellent intercollegiate debate programs is our International Debate Program. Every year for the past decade, Willamette University debaters have competed in debates in countries other than the United States. A partial list of these countries includes: Ireland, Australia, Malaysia, South Africa, Romania, Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Macedonia, Serbia, Canada, and the People's Republic of China.
This year, the Willamette University Debate Union plans to compete at tounaments in the UK, China, and perhaps others. Willamette students will travel to those countries to participate in and to teach debate and advocacacy. Willamette Debate Union also hosts international students for public and competitive debates.