International Education

  • WU World News

    WU World News

    International Students Share Perspective

    The Willamette World News is an online publication written exclusively by international students... each issue centers around a specific theme to bring worldwide perspective.  Read More

  • TellUs Blog

    TellUs Blog

    Latvia Encapsulated in Icefishing

    Ice fishing is more than just a way to spend an afternoon in Latvia—it's an integral part of life, and it is an important microcosm of Latvian culture.  Read More

  • TellUs Blog

    TellUs Blog

    Coming to terms with expectations

    I spent my first four weeks in New Zealand cooped up in the city of Dunedin trying to figure out where the natural beauty that all of my guide books promised was hiding.  Read More

  • TellUs Blog

    TellUs Blog

    They call it: Tomate de Arbol

    The first lunch with my host family was about as awkward as you could imagine.  Read More

  • TellUs Blog:

    TellUs Blog:

    Treasure in Ecuador

    When we disembarked from the canoe and began exploring the reserve on foot, I lagged behind for a moment. I closed my eyes, and sunk my boots into the was the Amazon Rainforest, pure and simple.  Read More

  • TellUs


    Table Mountain

    I have come to recognize how phenomenally lucky I was to have been able to share this moment and many others in this place and with those people.  Read More


We provide information to Willamette students about opportunities to engage in foreign studies for a semester or academic year. The OIE also provides advising, programming, advocacy and other services to all international students, visiting professors, language assistants, and faculty.

Navigate the options to the right to access information about International Student Services, Study Abroad, Summer Programs (formerly called Postsessions), Continuing International Connections and Emergency Contact Information.  


Matthews Center for Intercultural Learning, ground floor of Matthews Hall


Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; summer- 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.




International Education
Willamette University
900 State St
Salem, Oregon 97301, USA

International Students/ScholarsInternational Students/Scholars

Information for International Visitors: Degree Seeking Students, Exchange Students, Short Term Scholars and Long Term Scholars.

Study Abroad (Semester or Year)Study Abroad (Semester or Year)

Semester and year long education abroad programs: program, application, preparation, and re-entry information.

Summer Study AbroadSummer Study Abroad

Education abroad opportunities outside of the regular academic year. Program, application and deadline information.

Continuing International Connections Continuing International Connections

Language in Motion, Peer Advisors, Willamette World News, Willamette Abroad, TellUs.

Faculty ResourcesFaculty Resources

A helpful resource for faculty, including materials related to study abroad and information on advising.

Emergency Contact InformationEmergency Contact Information

This section provides clear instructions so that students can get the most appropriate help as quickly as possible.