Learn Leadership

The Pavlis Institute is focused on providing students with a comprehensive leadership experience. From the first day of class to the day students land in country, students will learn leadership by going hands on.

A Global Focus

Pavlis is all about cultivating leaders who are prepared to thrive in a global economy. The program crescendo is a five-week global experience where students pick and implement their own projects abroad.

Apply Today

Interested in investing in your leadership potential? The Pavlis Institute may be for you! Applications are accepted from incoming first-years and those that have at least three years left at Michigan Tech. Apply today!

The Pavlis Impact

The international experience is an experience like no other. Follow the story of Jessica, a Pavlis graduate who traveled to Ghana. Pavlis helped inspire her to enter the Peace Corps. The video to the right is part of her video blog she’s doing as a part of the program. Listen to her thoughts of the Pavlis program and what you can expect if you’re thinking of applying.


Check it out! Pavlis students made the following video promoting the institute. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!


Be a part of something incredible. If your passion is traveling the world or you’re just interested in improving it- the Pavlis Institute is for you.



Apply Today

The Pavlis Institute is now accepting applications for the upcoming school year! Be a part of something incredible. Invitations to join the program were sent to incoming first year students via mail. You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:


1 3 years remaning at Michigan Tech


2 No previous obligations between the summer of your junior and senior year


3 You’re ready to grow as a leader and do the impossible