International and Special Programs

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Dean Young  (fifth from the right) participated in the tree-planting ceremony at the 7th Engaging With Vietnam conference , July 8, 2015, Hanoi University of Business & Technology, Vietnam

Welcome to the International and Special Programs Unit

The College of Education's (COE) International and Special Programs unit at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa develops and maintains sustainable international exchanges and partnerships in higher education with institutions from other parts of the world including the Asia Pacific and Europe.  The unit is responsible for:

  • Establishing meaningful partnerships both through the establishment of MOUs and MOAs as well as tangible program coordination; 
  • Hosting visiting scholars and international delegations interested in collaborating with the COE; and
  • Connecting the COE faculty, staff and students with opportunities in international programs within the field of education.

Program Highlights

Feb 12, 2015 – Sendai University student participants enjoying some lunch during the Closing Ceremony at the Edwin S.N. Wong Hospitality Suite, Stan Sheriff Center

MOU Signing Ceremony between COE and Sendai University, September 2014 (From left: Dr. Nathan Murata, Chair of COE-KRS, Dean Donald Young, CEO Hozawa, and President Abe of Sendai University).



Annual Reports


COE report in 2012-2013;                    COE report in 2013-2014



Nezia Azmi

International & Special Programs Coordinator

Phone: (808) 956-4280
Fax: (808) 956-3106

UHM College of Education
1776 University Avernue
Dean's Office, Everly Hall, Room 229B
Honolulu, HI 96822




Engaging With Vietnam

Manoa International Exchange

International Education, UH Community Colleges

UH School of Pacific Asian Studies

UH Department of Second Language Studies (English Language Institue)

UH International Faculty & Scholars