International Students Interested in WVU

Are you an international student who is interested in attending West Virginia University (WVU) Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC)?

If you are interested in enrolling in one of our academic programs, please visit the website for each school for more information: the School of Dentistry, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy, and the School of Public Health. These schools maintain their own admission requirements and application processes.

Are you an international student sponsored by a government, or other external, scholarship who is interested in one of our programs?

If you have a scholarship from your government, such as Libya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, etc., then please contact Ashley Boateng, GEO Program Coordinator (ahboateng@hsc.wvu.edu) for more information. We assist with placing sponsored students, doctors, researchers, etc. and will be happy to help you with acquiring a placement at HSC. (Lamya Ismail, Sponsored Dentistry Student from Kuwait Pictured Right, Read Beneficial Partnerships)

Are you a current faculty member or student from one of our partner organizations who is interested in completing an exchange at HSC?

If you are a faculty member or student from one of our partner organizations who would like to complete an exchange at HSC, then please contact Ashley Boateng, GEO Program Coordinator (ahboateng@hsc.wvu.edu) for more information. We will be happy to attempt to arrange an exchange. (Visiting Medical Students from Oman Pictured Right)

Are you a final-year medical student who is interested in a visiting the School of Medicine and completing a clinical elective?

Currently, all clinical elective applications are processed through the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) Global Health Learning Opportunities (GHLO) system. HSC is a member of GHLO and is accepting applications from visiting international students now. For more information, please visit the GHLO website https://ghlo.aamc.org/ and contact Begum Daloglu, GEO Graduate Service Assistant at (bedaloglu@hsc.wvu.edu).