Welcome to the International Education Center website! We are here to serve international students, to encourage and enable students to participate in high quality study abroad experiences, to facilitate innovative international programming on campus, and to provide the best means and structure for Radford University faculty to engage in international academia. 

Featured Stories

  1. The Agent of Education Abroad »


    Overseeing Radford University's international initiatives is London-native Paul Currant. Having spent the past 21 years working and living overseas, Currant brings a wealth of global knowledge to the International Education Center.

  2. The Radford University Experience »


    Mateus Alves Gomes is one of 13 students attending Radford University as part of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program.

  3. Scholarship Offers Life-Changing Opportunities »


    The Zylphia Shu-En Kirk Endowment was established in 1999 by Radford University alumnus and former university Board of Visitors Rector R.J. Kirk '76. The program enables selected students to travel to China and study the culture while continuing their Mandarin studies.

Upcoming Events

  1. Dia de Muertos »

    Monday Oct 31 - Wednesday Nov 2

    All day

    Event on 29 October
  2. Study Abroad Presentation by Monash University (Australia) »

    Thursday Nov 3

    4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Monash is ranked one of the top 100 Universities in the world and is Radford University's newest study abroad partner. Learn about the exciting study abroad opportunities and enjoy the free food in Heth Hall 043!! For more information, please contact the International Education Center at iec@radford.edu
  3. Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation »

    Monday Nov 7

    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Students participating in Faculty Led programs during Wintermester, and Spring Break as well as students studying abroad during the Spring semester abroad must attend this meeting. Location Heth Hall 022
  4. Graduation Celebration for graduates in December »

    Friday Nov 11

    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Cord distribution for students who have studied abroad and our International Students who are graduating in December. Cookies, hot chocolate and hot tea in Cook Hall Lobby.

The Latest News

  1. Social Work students return from transcultural research trip »


    A group of Radford University graduate students recently returned from a transformational research trip to Uganda.

  2. Honors Academy names associate director »


    Associate Professor of Biology Jason Davis has been named associate director of Radford University’s Honors Academy.

  3. 2015-2016 faculty-led study abroad opportunities announced by IEC »


    As an enhancement to a student’s academic experience, international study is a valuable investment with real benefits.

  4. International Education Center Fall events internationalize RU community »


    The semester-opening drive by the International Education Center (IEC) to unite the global and Radford communities is underway.

  5. RU team set to plunge into the jungle for research »


    Caitlin Annear will cap her college career with a flourish, and perhaps a few insect bites. After graduating with a B.S. degree in environmental biology on May 9, she will meet 12 other RU students at Dulles Airport on May 13 to head for the Peruvian Amazon for Maymester.