Welcome to the Fries Center for Global Studies, Wesleyan’s hub for intercultural and multilingual engagement. Building on the decades of experience at Wesleyan with education abroad, international studies, and language education, the Fries Center was founded in 2015 to further integrate and expand Wesleyan’s commitment to global learning. The Fries Center’s many inter-related functions and activities can be accessed through the links at the left. We also maintain an active blog featuring activities and opportunities (see below), and send out a newsletter every other week with highlights from the blog; to subscribe to the newsletter, click here.

Wesleyan and the World

Upcoming Study Abroad Provider Visits

Several study abroad providers are visiting Wesleyan in February. Drop by their tables in Usdan, attend an information session, or meet with them one-on-one during open advising hours. They can’t wait to meet you and share more about their program offerings!   The Swedish Program Tuesday, February 11 Info Table in Usdan, 11am – 2pm…

Wesleyan-Fudan Summer Session

Wesleyan-Fudan Summer Session: The Foundations of Cinema Wesleyan-Fudan Summer Session: The Foundations of Cinema  In conjunction with Fudan University’s International Summer Session in Shanghai, China, Wesleyan is offering a one credit Film Studies course taught by our own Professor Lisa A. Dombrowski. “The Foundations of Cinema” is a 24-person, seminar-style immersion in narrative and stylistic analysis…

OISA Spring 2020 Immigration Workshops

Check out the Events and Programs page on the Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) website. There are CPT, OPT, OPT Q&A, OPT STEM extension info session workshops. For the first time, OISA will also offer “Life after Wes: Managing Your Immigration Status After Graduation” workshops for seniors who are F-1 visa holders. Come to…
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