Preparing students to become global citizens

The University of Memphis is proud to host students from all over the world, with 72 foreign countries currently represented by over 1,700 international students in our student body. Our international students excel in their fields of study, contribute to research and innovation, and help make our city a diverse and inclusive community.

The Center for International Education Services is the institutional home for the Study Abroad Office, Intensive English for Internationals Office (IEI), and International Student Services (ISS). We are committed to serving the needs of the international community and preparing UofM students to become global citizens. CIES seeks to provide a welcoming environment for international students and scholars at the University of Memphis.  

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In a city that has changed the world in more ways than one, we're driven to do the same. And so can you. The University of Memphis has been educating students from all over the world for more than 100 years. UofM researchers and faculty are leaders in over 250 fields of study, which means a wealth of academic choices for you.  In the heart of the nation's 20th largest city, learning isn't limited to classrooms or labs. Memphis is a hub of international commerce, culture and creativity. Whatever your passion, here you'll discover endless paths toward pursuing it.