We value the culture, beliefs and perspectives of individual by creating, supporting and promoting opportunities to immerse our students, faculty, staff and community members in interculturally enriched programming at home and abroad.

About International Affairs

We support growth for the UMKC community in areas such as cross-cultural communication, civil discourse and global competency. We hope to create a community that shares freely of themselves and reaches beyond the geographical borders of campus to participate in the global community.

Services

  • International study abroad and educational exchange programs, research and fellowships
  • Intercultural programming
  • Global partnerships
  • Nationally competitive, prestigious fellowships and scholarships
  • The admission, orientation and support of international students and scholars

 

Discover Your Path

UMKC Awards 2,600 Degrees at May 2024 Commencement

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and Leigh Anne Taylor Knight of the DeBruce Foundation were the keynote speakers

UMKC Students Help Kansas City Families Stay Driven

Students participating in Enactus partnered with Operation Breakthrough to keep Kansas City families on the road

Internationally Trained Dentists Pursue American Dreams

New UMKC program provides path to dental degree in the United States