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UWM offers high-quality, safe and affordable international academic opportunities. Through our programs, students develop the knowledge, skills and perspectives to become mindful and engaged global citizens.

We’re here to help you choose a program that matches your goals and that seamlessly connects your study abroad experience with your on-campus academic pursuits.  

Explore this website to learn about the numerous program options available to you. Your adventure abroad awaits!

Current UWM students: Have you already started an application to study abroad? Access your application here.

Global Studies 391: Black Lives Matter: A Comparative Global Study is a team-taught, internationally focused comparative course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in the United States and abroad. Over UWinteriM 2023 students can also participate in a faculty-led study abroad program that examines the Black experience in London and nearby Bristol through, art, film, race, class, gender, and sexuality.

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Why Study Abroad?

  • Studying abroad is a great resume-builder and may even open up new opportunities for graduate school or give you an edge over other job candidates.
  • With increasing globalization, it is important to have second/foreign language skills, problem-solving skills and international knowledge with a global perspective.
  • You can earn credits toward graduation, and with some detailed planning, it will not delay your graduation date.
  • As a student, you are eligible for scholarships and financial aid to assist with payment for your program.
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To chat with the study abroad staff for more information about studying abroad or how to get started, click below to be taken to the Study Abroad Teams Chat.

If you don’t have a current UWM email address, please email overseas@uwm.edu to get access to the chat.
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Students applying to study abroad must carefully review travel advisories and recommendations issued by the U.S. Department of State and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as other program-specific sources. Stay informed of host country restrictions concerning entry into the country, quarantine, travel and/or curfews.

Note: If a program destination has a USDOS or CDC travel advisory of 3 or 4, applicants must submit a completed Travel Risk Assessment outlined in the UWM International Travel Policy.
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If you’ll need to apply for a passport or renew your passport to study abroad, it’s important that you start now.

Routine passport processing can take up to 11 weeks from start to finish.
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For Faculty & Staff

UWM faculty members are essential to the success of study abroad programs, whether it is advising students on incorporating study abroad into their academic plan or leading a well-balanced study abroad program.