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The Center for International Education enriches FSW’s community through the development of cross-institutional partnerships. Through these collaborations CIE intends to

  • improve international understanding
  • enhance the development of joint educational and research projects
  • increase individual educational opportunities
  • enrich the educational environment of both institutions
  • promote the exchange of teachers, researchers, and students for teaching and research partnerships
  • promote reciprocal consultations and the exchange of teaching and learning materials
  • engage in joint proposals for grants or awards to support research, teaching, training, and services

FSW currently has established partnerships with Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici (LdM) and Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua.

LdM Course Proposal

Florida SouthWestern State College has established a partnership with Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute. As part of the agreement, both colleges intend to promote educational exchange by supporting FSW faculty teaching courses at LdM during one-month summer terms (June or July). At this time, this opportunity is limited to full-time faculty and administrators who meet the course credentialing guidelines. In order to achieve the College’s mission of expanding International Education, it is expected that faculty who teach at LdM in the summer 2019 will commit to sharing their experiences through faculty mentoring or in curricular and co-curricular activities such as during International Education week, through FSW colloquia, or through TLC workshops.

Download LdM Course Proposal

Please contact Eileen DeLuca (; 239-985-3498) if you have questions about the opportunity or the proposal process. Visit to learn more about LdM, courses, and campuses.

Proposals for Summer 2019 courses are due by February 2, 2018.

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