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Beyond the Classroom

Department of International Language and Culture Studies

Take a break from your books.

Studying and taking tests is important, but so is going beyond the classroom to maximize your college experience. Check out the options you have to make the most of your time at Purdue Fort Wayne.

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This is where excellence and expertise connect.

Centers of Excellence are foci of research excellence or community service, dedicated to the creation of new knowledge in a specific scholarly niche. Each center has a unique mission and domain expertise to carry out that mission.

Explore the Centers

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Find a cause.

There are countless ways to get involved on campus—many of which make a real impact on our university and the greater Fort Wayne community.

Discover Opportunities

Jobs and Internships

For some extra spending cash.

Whether you’re looking for a part-time job on campus or a full-time job after graduation, we have lots of options.


Internships come in two flavors: paid and unpaid. Check out what’s available now and look back often for more opportunities.

Find an Internship

Student Organizations

French Table

Parlez-vous français?

Practice makes perfect, which is why you should consider joining the French Table, where you can practice the language and make new friends.

German Table

Sprechen sie Deutsch?

Practice your German, ask questions, and connect with others by joining the German Table.

Spanish Table

¿Hablas español?

Meet with others who share in your passion and desire to practice Spanish. All students are welcome.
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Explore the world near and far while pursuing your passion.

Studying abroad provides you with enriching, fulfilling, unforgettable experiences. Living in and learning from a different country also fosters both your independence and your personal development. You’ll learn to see the world—and your studies—in a whole new way.