About the Center For International Affairs

International Reach

Case Western Reserve University’s Center for International Affairs is the first space on campus designed to provide a “home” for international students and activities, and a central location where the university engages the business, government, foundation and civic communities around global issues.

Our Offices

The center houses three offices:

Our Mission

The Center for International Affairs provides leadership, expertise, and support to the Case Western Reserve University community, cultivating a dynamic international presence and inspiring a culture of global understanding and responsibility.

Our Goals

Staff of the center work to:

  • Provide university-level vision and leadership for international activities.
  • Extend and communicate the university’s international reach and reputation.
  • Build partnerships and collaborations with institutions across Northeast Ohio, the U.S. and the world to advance the economic vitality of our region.
  • Facilitate and engage individual and institutional connections among faculty, staff, students and alumni with the larger world to enable the exchange of people and ideas.
  • Provide services and support for international students on immigration, academic, housing, financial and legal issues, among other resources.
  • Help all students enhance their educational experience by going abroad.
  • Secure external funding for the center, as well as for international education and research initiatives.