For K-14 Educators

The International Institute (II) offers a variety of activities and services that can be used for education on specific world regions for K-14 classes. Contact us at ii.outreach@umich.edu with questions or comments. Visit our list of outreach coordinators if you are interested in a specific world region or global theme. 

International Institute-Sponsored ProgramsWorkshops, lectures, films, exhibits, and grants

International Institute Programming 

Visit our events calendar for public lectures, films, and other programs organized by II units.


World History Initiative

2014 Workshop: Cities in World History

The 2014 WHI workshop will be offered June 18-20; registration is required by June 9. Visit the WHI page or contact worldhistory@umich.edu for more information.

University of Michigan EventsConferences, lectures, and exhibits across the campus

University of Michigan Programming

Visit events.umich.edu for an extensive list of events at the University of
Michigan.

ResourcesExplore our centers' resources to enhance global learning

Center & U-M Resources

Center for Chinese Studies Online Exhibit

Contemporary images from China submitted to the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies Photo Contest. Themes include: Imaging China (2009); China: Traditions New & Old (2007); and, China: A Time of Change (2006).

Japanese Culture Kits

U-M’s Center for Japanese Studies offers K-14 educational materials, resources, and educator events to provide teachers and students with a means to explore Japanese culture and language, while developing an understanding of its significance within a global context. 

Korean Culture Kits

Coordinated by the Nam Center for Korean Studies at the University of Michigan. Various themes. Free for use.

Pedagogical Materials on Europe and the European Union

Lesson plans, curriculum units, and college syllabi on Europe and the European Union available through U-M’s Center for European Studies.

Teaching Resources on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

Lesson plans, bibliographies, and other resources for K-14 educators developed with support from U-M’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

Video Lectures on Southeast Asian Topics

Available through the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Michigan.

U-M Open Educational Resources

Resources for teaching and professional development available for download in a variety of disciplines.