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Congratulations to Dr. Zenel Garcia! FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate - Summer 2018


Congratulations to Dr. Zenel Garcia - FIU Worlds Ahead graduate for Summer 2018! Zenel earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations and Asian studies from FIU in 2010. With his family’s encouragement, he pursued a joint master’s degree in Asian Studies (completed in 2014) and a Ph.D. in international relations at the university. Click here to read his story!

Featured Fall 2018 Courses


Click here to see these new innovative classes for this Fall 2018 term! Please contact if you have any questions.

Alumni Spotlight "Nadine 'Nada' Matas"


Nadine "Nada" Matas graduated with a degree in Asian Studies, a degree in English, a minor in Religious Studies, and two academic certificates. Learn more about what Nadine has been up to since graduation.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2018 Registration

08/20/2018 04:00 PM

Fall 2018 courses can now be viewed on our website. For questions or concerns about registration or general advising, please make an appointment with an advisor at or by phone at 305-348-1914.

Way of the Ninja - Performance on September 5, 2018

09/05/2018 10:45 AM

"WAY OF THE NINJA" delivers an authentic NINJA performance with the use of actual weapons such as a Shuriken, kusarigama, and Japanese swords. TOMONOSUKE, a descendant of the ancient IGA NINJA clan, has performed all over the world. Audiences will also learn more about the background of NINJA in JAPAN in this exciting display. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. Morning show begins at 10:45AM at the FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center.

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Florida International University
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11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-1914
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