Huazhong Agricultural University                                                      2019

Field Work at Yellowstone National Park14 students from Huazhong Agricultural University in the city of Wuhan, China, had the opportunity to experience a wide variety of Montana’s ecosystems at the end of July and beginning of August thanks to collaborations between HZAU researchers and members of the land resources and environmental sciences department in Montana State University’s College of Agriculture along with MSU's Office of International Programs.
Click here for our 2019 HZAU Summer Program OIP News Letter.

Naha Nikkei Business School                                                               2019


This four-week program provides undergraduate college students from Naha Nikkei Business School in Okinawa, Japan with an opportunity to improve their English, leadership and teambuilding skills, and learn about American culture.

The students take English classes at INTERLINK Language Center at MSU and improve general conversation and presentation skills in English.

They also get the chance to experience the local Bozeman community in the unique form of Homestays. Homestays place the students in the homes of community members and allow them to be immersed in American Culture.

University of Veracruz                                                                           2019

Veracruz Group Photo

EducationUSA Academy                                                                        2017

EducationUSA Academy students pose with their certificates

Rikkyo University                                                                                    2017

Rikkyo University In 2017, International Training Programs hosted seven administrators from Rikkyo University for an intensive weeklong professional learning program where our visitors were exposed to Montana State University's best practices. While in Bozeman, Rikkyo University visitors met with various administrators and faculty across campus, including the Honors College, Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success, Office of Student Engagement, Human Resources, MSU Admissions Office, and Office of International Programs.

University of Celaya                                                                    2015, 2016

University of Celaya

China University of Geosciences                                                         2016


The 2016 China University of Geosciences (CUG) Summer Program was an exciting and intensive program that provided 19 students with an opportunity to improve their English skills, learn about U.S. culture, and enjoy some of the American West's finest outdoor activities. In addition to classroom instruction, program participants visited the world-famous Museum of the Rockies and went to the Yellowstone National Park, one of the world's most geologically diverse and famous natural landscapes.

University of Tokyo                                                                                2015


The University of Tokyo has been selected as one of 37 leading Top Global University Project universities by the Japanese government. As the globalization progress, both inbound and outbound mobility of students and researchers will be further growing. This means not only the international division but all sections of the university should be globalized as soon as possible. The university carries out two programs, described below, in order to promote globalization of the university through the experience of foreign institutes.

Campus visit program is for nine staff members who do not have experience in international affairs and never traveled abroad for business. They will visit Montana State University to experience the atmosphere of a foreign university from February 1st to 7th.

The job shadowing program is for nine staff members who can speak English (EIKEN 2nd grade or higher). They will learn about U.S. higher education, university office systems, and differences between the U.S. and Japanese systems from February 1st to 13th.

The Top Global University Project is a funding project by the Japanese government that aims to enhance the international compatibility and competitiveness of higher education in Japan. It provides prioritized support for the world- class and innovative universities that lead the internationalization of Japanese universities.

Type A - The Top Type is for world-class universities that have the potential to be ranked in the top 100 in world university rankings (The University of Tokyo has been selected as one of the Type A universities).

Type B - The Global Traction Type is for innovative universities that lead the internationalization of Japanese society, based on continuous improvement of their current efforts.

 More information: The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

10th Anniversary Access Workshop                                                   2014

10th Anniversary Access Workshop

This group of twenty-three participants from around the globe, arrived in Bozeman on April 20th 2014 for an intensive weeklong Workshop.  The local program was facilitated by WorldMontana® with the help of the Office of International Programs (OIP)  International Training and Professional Development Programs Division at Montana State University (MSU). The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by FHI 360.

Access 10th Anniversary Celebration Young Student Leaders Program’s outcome is to prepare and motivate participants to become better leaders in their communities and nations. Cross-cultural interaction between the American and the Access Alumni participants are central to the program. 

  • Build specific leadership and conflict resolution skills of program participants.
  • Understand the role of youth as agents of change and the avenues that they can take in order to effectively act within their communities.
  • Develop participants’ understanding of the importance of volunteerism and civic engagement in American society.
  • Advance the participants’ ability to build cross-cultural relationships within novel situations.
  • Refine essential communication skills and critical thinking abilities.
  • Develop participant knowledge about contemporary political, social and economic issues in American society and the parallel issues in the participants’ home country.
  • Develop proficiency in social media.

Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Dem. Republic of Congo, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Tajikistan, Turkey, Uruguay, Yemen


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