International Faculty Development in Higher Education

This is a certification program for the professional development of faculty offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). UIUC is very famous for its top ranking departments and majors and it has 24 Nobel Laureates and 20 Pulitzer Prize recipients. It has the second largest university library in United States after Harvard University. By joining this program, you will be automatically invited to attend our Global Collaboration in Higher Education Conference. You will have the opportunity to present at our conference, and we will prepare you for your proposal and presentation. You will also have the opportunity to meet world leading professors in your field to establish potential research collaboration and visiting scholar opportunities. 

Date: TBA

Location: College of Education, University of Illinois

Program Focuses on:
  • How to initiate and establish international collaboration

  • How to apply for visiting scholars

  • How to write for publication

  • How to write for research proposals

  • How to write for government & corporation funding

  • How to present at international conferences

  • How to collaborate with University of Illinois professors in your field

Program Includes:

Pre-Conference Sessions:

Session I and Session II Includes two weeks specialized training and workshops on faculty professional development, specialized research training, visits to government, visits to pioneering research facilities, housing, meals, and weekend cultural excursions trips.

Session II Includes one week workshops and training on faculty professional development, housing, meals, and one weekend cultural excursion trip.

Post-Conference Sessio Includes visits to state higher education government, pioneering research facilities, and cultural excursion trips in Chicago.

For both individual cost and group rate for pre and post sessions, please contact Wei Liu, or Allison Witt, 


Please contact Allison Witt,, or Wei Liu at

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