WHAT'S IT LIKE
to study at UNO and live in Omaha? Meet Our Students
to find out. Above, Eftiona Lilo from Albania. Also, read more about Our Community
MORE THAN 1,700
international students from 131 countries studied at UNO last year. Frequent events, including Conversation & Culture Hour, connect students from the U.S. and abroad. Check out more International Events
and across Nebraska, international students immerse themselves in local cultures. Above, ILUNO students stop at a photo booth during their trip to Norfolk, Nebraska. More photos on the UNO International Students Facebook page
expands your worldview and enhances your resume. Learn more about scholarships and selecting the right program for you in Study Abroad
. Above, UNO student Angelica Cain's photo from Chengdu, China.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers international students more than 200 high-quality academic programs and a diverse campus community, all located in a safe, affordable U.S. city. Over the past 40 years, UNO's international student population has grown to more than 1,700, representing 131 countries. These students add to the diversity of thought and cultural perspectives on UNO's campus, creating opportunities for meaningful international exchanges right here in Omaha. A young man from Saudi Arabia debates international policy with a sophomore from Wahoo, Nebraska; an aspiring entrepreneur from Japan meets executives at an Omaha-based Fortune 500 firm – these global exchanges change lives and, in turn, the world.
WHY UNO? One-page fact sheet in multiple languages:
UNO team finds 1,900-year-old coin
Omaha World-Herald (7-21-2014)
Japanese defense minister visits UNO to prep for Pentagon meeting with Chuck Hagel
Omaha World-Herald (7-10-2014)
At UNO forum, speakers stress Asia's growing influence
Omaha World-Herald (4-8-2014)
UNO expert in internationl affairs says Vladimir Putin 'is being foolish'
Omaha World-Herald (3-17-2014)
Living, breathing English
Beatrice Daily Sun (2-2-2014)
International education important to our economy, our diversity
Omaha World-Herald (11-14-2013)
Boy in Him Always Searching for his Father
Omaha World-Herald (10-13-2013)
UNO archaeological dig in Israel unearths priceless Cleopatra coin
Omaha World-Herald (9-6-2013)
The ancient coin of Cleopatra: Stories from the dig at Bethsaida
Trip to Pakistan eye-opening
Omaha World-Herald (8-4-2013)
Meet the father of Afghan basketball
Omaha World-Herald (7-24-2013)
The Wizard of Kabul
Sports Illustrated (7-22-2013)
Pakistan welcomes visit by UNO team
Omaha World-Herald (7-5-2013)
International Studies & Programs
For UNO students, International Studies & Programs serves as their envoy to the world. The office manages a diverse set of projects and academic pursuits, from training teachers in Afghanistan to preparing native Nebraskans for a new world – a world digitally linked, partnered in trade, and demanding transnational solutions.
International Studies & Programs is responsible for UNO's International Admissions and Student Advising for international students and scholars.
The Study Abroad office assists students in exploring their many options for overseas academic programs.
The International Studies Major offers an interdisciplinary, career-focused bachelor's degree for students seeking to work in diplomacy, national security, non-governmental organizations, and international businesses.
ILUNO Intensive English is one of the oldest and most highly regarded English as a Second Language programs in the region.
IPD English for Professionals offers an alternative way to learn English that is uniqely tailored to professionals.
The Center for Afghanistan Studies continues to serve as America's primary cultural and scholarly link between the two countries.
The Bethsaida Biblical Archaeology project continues to shed light on ancient mysteries in Israel.
Each year, UNO sponsors Conferences that draw world-class academics and practitioners in fields critical to international relations.
And UNO's Global Partnerships create a sustainable framework for international exchanges among students and faculty.