Case Western Reserve University offers a wide range of academic and interdisciplinary programs in the arts and sciences, management, education, and nursing. Qualified students may also apply to take a class at the prestigious Case Western Reserve Law School. Exchange students choose from the regular CW course catalog and take classes alongside their American counterparts.

The University

Case Western Reserve University is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University. Continually ranked among America's best colleges, Case Western Reserve University has a habit of breaking new ground. Our faculty, staff, students and alumni innovate. They inspire. They test the limits of what's possible. It's who we are.

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Cleveland – The City

Exciting yet intimate, Cleveland is a mid-sized city that boomed in the early 20th century and is experiencing a renaissance that began with sports venues downtown and continues with revitalized historical neighborhoods on the west side and a burgeoning corridor between the city's center and the east side. The worldwide food press has hailed Cleveland as the "hot new dining city," with top nods for new restaurants, farm-to-table operations, ethnic foods and neighborhood eateries, while a number of the city's arts communities, including Tremont, Ohio City and Collinwood, have garnered national attention.

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Case Western Reserve University offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, with24 intramural or club sports, over 100 social and intercultural clubs, as well as volunteer opportunities. The Office of International Student Services and Office of Education Abroad and Scholars also host social activities for all exchange and international students. Exchange students are likewise encouraged to become active in community-based volunteer activities.