International Applicants

The Department of Economics and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have many initiatives and support services for International Students! We are very lucky to have a large number of students, faculty, staff, and visitors from diverse countries around the world to bring perspectives and dynamic backgrounds to the campus experience.

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is committed to providing culturally sensitive services of the highest quality. They strive to create an environment that is conducive to a successful educational, personal, and professional experience. They serve our international population and campus units through advising, immigration services, programming, advocacy, and outreach. Main ISSS Website:
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Additional Campus Resources


English Language Resources

There are many opportunities to learn or enhance your English as our campus and the community offer numerous resources and services. Visit the ISSS English Language Resources Website for a comprehensive list.

CPT and Internship Course (ECON 199: Economics Internships)