About Us

The Office of International Education (OIE) is the central administrative office responsible for the university's international education services and programs. Reporting to the Provost, Professor Stephen C. Dunnett, Vice Provost for International Education, is the university's chief international education officer, responsible for International Enrollment Management, International Admissions, International Student and Scholar Services, Immigration Services, Study Abroad Programs, Exchange Programs, and Overseas Sponsored Programs. As the office responsible for globalizing the university, the Office of International Education works with the provost's office and the academic units to internationalize the curriculum, develop international studies and programs, and promote international education opportunities both on campus and overseas.

Stephen C. Dunnett, Ph.D. is Vice Provost for International Education and professor of Foreign Language Education in the Graduate School of Education (GSE). He is also the founder and director of UB’s English Language Institute and has been on the faculty of UB since 1971. A distinguished leader in the field of international education, Dunnett has served in senior roles in the Association for International Education Administrators, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and the European Association for International Education, and has been honored with their leadership and service awards.
Meet the Office of International Education staff.
The Office of International Education seeks to promote and support the comprehensive internationalization of the university.
The Council on International Studies and Programs (CISP) is a distinctive feature in UB's governance of international education. Serving as a consultative body advising the provost on international studies and programs, the Council includes ex-officio members from the Office of International Education and 30 faculty from a wide range of disciplines who are involved in international activities at the university.
Office of International Education is located in 411, Capen Hall, which is right opposite to Flint Loop Stampede stop