Global Education and Training

Global Education and Training (GET) provides a gateway to expertise at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for partners around the world through high-quality training programs.

GET's programs provide valuable opportunities for individuals from all corners of the world to develop global competencies at the university and prepare current (and future) industry leaders to work in diverse, international contexts. In addition, GET has two reporting units of its own: the Intensive English Institute (IEI) and the Shanghai Office. The IEI helps international students improve their English language proficiency through a diverse set of courses tailored to meet the students' language and professional-training needs. The Shanghai Office serves as a liaison between the university and public and private agencies, alumni, and current students in China.

Core Services

Collaborative Program Development

GET builds programs through collaborative relationships with more than 60 public and private sector institutions worldwide, including university faculty and departments, multinational corporations, and non-governmental and governmental organizations.

Comprehensive Program Management

GET advises and supports their participants throughout the entirety of their training programs, ensuring that every program has at least one dedicated full-time staff member dedicated to its success. In addition to their core staff, GET has two reporting units, the Intensive English Institute (IEI) and the Shanghai Office.

Global Connections

GET's network is diverse. Participants join their programs from all over the world and across many professional sectors and areas of study, including: business executives, government officials, higher education administrators, scholars, faculty, and students.