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Intercultural Living Exchange

The Intercultural Living Exchange is a living and learning community of UMBC. Students residing in the intercultural suites interact with international student resident mentors (native speakers of each cluster language: Chinese, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish), who organize ILE cultural and social activities for their language clusters as well as for the UMBC community. Residence in the ILE provides excellent preparation for study abroad, as well as continuity for those who have previously gained language proficiency in a study abroad experience.