International Education Week

What is International Education Week?

Each November, the Department of State and the Department of Education celebrates and promotes the benefits of international education and exchange during International Education Week (IEW). Campuses nationwide participate in this annual celebration.

 Learn More on the U.S. Department of State website

International Education Week at UC Santa Cruz

For the third year in a row, the Division of Global Engagement has partnered with departments, colleges, and offices across campus to provide our community with a wide range of intercultural, international, and globally-themed events during IEW. This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your cultural perspective by sharing with and learning from others.

Join us as we honor our campus diversity and promote open-mindedness, cultural exchange, and an environment of inclusion!



Are you interested in broadening intercultural and global awareness on campus? Join the Division of Global Engagement for a cultural and global-themed event during the week of Nov. 18–22, 2019. Events include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • International Coffee Hour
  • Graduate Workshop: Immigration After Graduation
  • Study Abroad for History Majors
  • Internationally Themed College Night Theme: Crazy Rich Asians
  • International Trivia Night

For questions regarding IEW at UC Santa Cruz, please contact To learn more about IEW in general, please visit the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ website.