International Institute

  • OSA Photo Contest Reception

    Student award winners from the 2015 Office of Study Abroad Photo Contest

  • Drum Circle

    In honor of International Education Week, the English Language Institute (ELI) hosted a drum circle with Dr. Robert Damm of the Mississippi State University Department of Music.

  • ISO Dinner

    Study abroad alumni and international students connected over their shared experiences laughing over the silly items they packed for trips and bonding over commonalities that transcend borders and cultures.

  • Video Contest

    Winners of the first international student video contest hosted by the International Institute. Pictured above (from left): Roy Jafari Marandi of the International Student Advisory Board, Xi Chen of the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars and Tooba Shabbir of the Pakistani Student Association with Dr. Jon Rezek the Interim Associate Vice President of International Programs and Interim Executive Director of the International Institute.

  • Travel Signature Day

    The International Services Office will host Travel Signature Day on Dec. 1 in 116 Allen Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for international students to obtain the necessary travel signatures authorizing them to return to the U.S.

  • Pumpkin Patch

    The International Services Office hosted an afternoon for J-1 Exchange Visitors and their families at Country Pumpkins in Caledonia, Miss. as part of the Institute's cross-cultural activity offerings.

  • Pune India Recruitment Efforts

    A group of prospective students from Pune, India gathered at the Le Meridien Hotel to discuss opportunities Mississippi State University has to offer young scholars

  • Fulbrgight-ELI

    A diverse group of Fulbright scholars from around the world visited Mississippi State University's English Language Institute as they prepare for additional studies throughout the U.S. as part of their Fulbright fellowships

  • Big Ben

    MSU students participated in a study abroad photo contest during the month of October

  • India 2015

    MSU Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Todd Mlsna, International Institute Associate Vice President Dr. Jon Rezek, and Director of International Research Shauncey Hill visit New Delhi, India during September

  • Keenum speaks to Food Security Workshop

    Mississippi State University President, Dr. Mark Keeum, talks about food security during the Food Security for the Future workshop Oct. 22

  • International Education Week

    Mississippi State University and the International Institute celebrates International Education Week Nov. 16 - 20

  • Noxubee Visit - Food Security Workshop

    Distinguished international guests visit Noxubee Wildlife Refuge during a two-day food security workshop hosted by the Global Center for Aquatic Food Security and the International Institute

  • OSA Photo Content Reception

    Office of Study Abroad will host Photo Contest Reception on Nov. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in Colvard Student Union, Room 330

  • Bulldog Swag

    #bulldawgswag - International students meet in front of Allen Hall Fridays at noon to show off their Maroon and White

  • International Student of the Month

    Mai Le recognized as International Student of the Month

More than ever, global economic development, scientific exploration, and security are interconnected. The International Institute at Mississippi State University fully integrates the land-grant institution's 130-plus years of leadership teaching, research, and service in to the global arena. Founded in June 2011, the Institute serves as the hub of the university's global engagement and development activities.

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