Study Abroad

At the UW Colleges, we believe international learning experiences can transform you intellectually, personally and professionally. Regardless of your background, you can fulfill your dream to travel abroad, experience culture and history firsthand, broaden your perspectives, and make your book knowledge alive. We offer programs that have challenging coursework and provide opportunities for field study, community service, language immersion, internships, independent research, organized group excursions and personal travel. Our programs are open to UW Colleges students and non-UW Colleges students and community members. Read about the advantages of studying abroad with us!

If you're interested in what programs we offer, start searching our programs. Here you will find information on all of our current programs that will meet your needs and expectations.

Spring 2015 Program

Belize 2015 – March 21 – 29 (the pre-departure D2L portion of the study abroad course starts on January 26)

Summer 2015 Programs

Argentina 2015 – May 26 – June 6
Germany 2015 – June 9 – 18

Program Application Deadline Dates

Winterim programs: October 15       
Spring-Summer programs: February 15
EXCEPTION: Application for the Belize program are accepted by November 1 (scholarships application for this program should be sent by October 1 - please see more information on the Belize Program webpage)

Affiliate programs

UW-River Falls: Wisconsin in Scotland Program

Wisconsin Hessen Exchange

UW Colleges Campus Continuing Education Departments offer international, non-credit community-based trips to a variety of destinations. No UW Colleges affiliation is required. For more information on tours and destinations, please contact the Continuing Education office on your campus.

The Study Abroad Office can assist students in finding credible alternatives for UW Colleges students whose schedules and/or interests require them to seek study or tours run by other institutions. A good place to start is by visiting the unofficial UW-System Study Abroad website

Application Materials

Complete and sign Application Form and Uniform Statement of Responsibility and send to the address of the campus Continuing Education Director indicated on the individual program page.

NOTE: Late applications are sometimes accepted.

Email Tim Urbonya to get more information or call 608-263-9676.