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Faculty-Led courses are short-term UW classes, taught by UW professors - in another country! These classes are usually taught during the winter and summer breaks, and are between 2 and 9 weeks long. For more information about a faculty-led course, click on the course title. Contact the professor directly to apply.
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Exchange: Aarhus University Summer (Exchange) Aarhus, Denmark
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Exchange: Al Akhawayn University (Exchange) Ifrane, Morocco
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. Languages courses available in Arabic. Areas of academic study available in General Education and STEM.
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Exchange: Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt (Exchange) Klagenfurt, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt in Klagenfurt, Austria. Academic areas of study available in the Humanties.
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Exchange: Asia Pacific University (APU) (Exchange) Beppu, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring, Summer Description: Study at the Asia Pacific University (APU) in Beppu, Japan. Academic areas of study available in the Humanties and Business (AACSB Accreditation).
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Exchange: Cardiff University Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Cardiff University is a top five university for research excellence in the beautiful and thriving capital city of Wales, United Kingdom.
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Exchange: Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt (Exchange) Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt in Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany. Courses are taught in German.
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Exchange: EM Strasbourg Business School (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the EM Strasbourg Business School. Languages courses available for French, and business courses taught in English. (AACSB Accreditation)
Exchange: Hochschule Mannheim (Exchange) Mannheim, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Hochschule Mannheim. Academic areas of study available in Engineering. Courses taught in English.
Exchange: Hochschule Pforzheim (Exchange) Pforzheim, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Hochschule Pforzheim. Courses available in Engineering and Business (AACSB Accreditation) taught in English and German. Language courses in German.
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Exchange: Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Research Strategies (KIMEP) (Exchange) Almaty, Kazakhstan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Research Strategies. Business courses taught in English and Russian (AACSB Accreditation).
Exchange: Kobe College (Exchange) Kobe, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: Study the Humanties at Kobe College in Kobe, Japan. Courses taught in English and Japanese. Language courses available in Japanese.
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Exchange: Linnaeus University (Exchange) Kalmar, Sweden; Vaxjo, Sweden
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Linnaeus University in Sweden. Courses available in General Education, Humanities, and STEM, taught in English & Swedish. Language courses in Swedish.
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Exchange: Middle East Technical University (METU) (Exchange) Ankara, Turkey
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study Engineering at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
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Exchange: Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (Exchange) Singapore, Singapore
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: Study at Nanyang Technical University in Singapore. Courses in Business (AACSB Accreditation) and STEM. Multiple language courses available.
Exchange: National Dong Hwa University (Exchange) Shoufeng Township, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan. Areas of academic study in the Humanities and STEM. Language courses available in Chinese.
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Exchange: Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru (Exchange) Lima, Peru
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru in Lima, Peru. Courses taught in Spanish.
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Exchange: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) (Exchange) Brisbane, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: Study Engineering and STEM at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Language courses available in Mandarin.
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Exchange: Saitama University (Exchange) Saitama, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: Study the Humanities at Saitama University in Japan. Courses are taught in English, with language courses available in Japanese.
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Exchange: Saitama University Summer (Exchange) Saitama, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Study the Humanities at Saitama University in Japan over the summer. Courses are taught in English, with language courses available in Japanese.
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Exchange: Sciences Po Strasbourg (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Courses in law, economics, history & political science provide a broad-based cultural background, tools for analysis & understanding of key contemporary issues.
Exchange: Shanghai Normal University (Exchange) Shanghai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Courses in STEM available at Shanghai Normal University in China. Courses are taught in English, with language courses available in Mandarin.
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Exchange: Shanghai University (Exchange) Shanghai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Courses available in the Humanities at Shanghai University in China. Courses taught in English, with language courses available in Mandarin.
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Exchange: Sungkyunkwan University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. Courses (in English) for Business (AACSB Accreditation), Engineering, Humanities, STEM, & Korean.
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Exchange: Swansea University (Exchange) Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Swansea University in Wales. Courses available in Engineering, General Education, Health Sciences, Humanities, STEM, French, German, Italian & Spanish.
Exchange: Tohoku University (Exchange) Sendai, Japan
Terms: Academic Year Description: Study Engineering at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. Courses taught in English, with language courses available in Japanese.
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Exchange: Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan (UADY) (Exchange) Merida, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan (UADY) in Merida, Mexico. Courses taught in English and Spanish.
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Exchange: Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP) (Exchange) Puebla, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study the Humanities at Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico. Courses taught in English and Spanish, with language courses available in Spanish.
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Exchange: Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (Exchange) Guatemala City, Guatemala
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study Engineering at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. Courses taught in Spanish.
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Exchange: University of Birmingham (Exchange) Birmingham, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: See why Birmingham, England is an inspiring place to study, with access to world-leading academics (AACSB Business Accredited).
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Exchange: University of East Anglia (Exchange) Norwich, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. Courses available in Environment and Natural Resources, Humanities, Language & STEM.
Exchange: University of Essex (Exchange) Colchester, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of Essex in Colchester, United Kingdom. Courses available in Engineering, General Education, Humanities, Language & STEM.
Exchange: University of Hull (Exchange) Hull, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of Hull. Courses available in multiple areas such as Business (AACSB Accreditation), Environment and Natural Resources & Language.
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Exchange: University of New England (Exchange) Armidale, Australia
Terms: Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of New England in Armidale, Australia. Courses available in Agriculture, Humanities, Languages & STEM.
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Exchange: University of Oldenburg (Exchange) Oldenburg, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: Study at the University of Oldenburg in Germany. Courses taught in English and German available in Engineering, Environment and Natural Resources & STEM.
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Exchange: University of Oldenburg Summer Language Program (Exchange) Oldenburg, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Study the German language over the summer at the University of Oldenburg in Germany.
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Exchange: University of Queensland (Exchange) Brisbane, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: Study the Humanities, Languages & STEM at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
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Exchange: University of South Australia (Exchange) Adelaide, Australia
Terms: Calendar Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study a multiple fields like STEM, Studio Arts, Health, Humanities & Languages at the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia.
Exchange: University of Southern Denmark (Exchange) Odense, Denmark
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Courses taught in Danish and English in Engineering, General Education, Humanities & STEM.
Exchange: University of Stirling (Exchange) Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Courses available in General Education, Humanities, French, Spanish & STEM.
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Exchange: University of the Sunshine Coast (Exchange) Sippy Downs, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Academic Year (SH), Fall, Spring Description: Study at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Sippy Downs, Australia. Courses available in Health Sciences, Humanities, STEM & more!
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Exchange: Université Clermont Auvergne (Exchange) Clermont-Ferrand, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study at Université Clermont Auvergne. Courses available in STEM, taught in English and French, with languages courses available in French.
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Exchange: Université François-Rabelais Tours (Exchange) Tours, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study the French language at Université François-Rabelais Tours in France.
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Exchange: Université de Strasbourg (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study the French language at Université de Strasbourg in France. B2 fluency in French required.
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Exchange: Utrecht University (Exchange) Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study the Humanities at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Courses taught in English, with language courses available in Dutch.
Exchange: Zeppelin University (Exchange) Friedrichshafen, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Study the Humanities at Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Courses taught in both German and English.
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Faculty-Directed: A Living History of Spain Barcelona, Spain; Granada, Spain; Paris, France; Ronda, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: We will explore exciting, urban Barcelona before moving south to explore the historic, iconic pueblos blancos, or white mountain towns, of Andalucia.
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Faculty-Directed: Agricultural and Natural Resource Management and Development in Guatemala and Central America Antigua, Guatemala; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Panajachel, Guatemala; Solola, Guatemala
Terms: January Description: Investigate and learn about economics, agricultural production and natural resource management in Guatemala.
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Faculty-Directed: Alpine Climate & Culture in Chamonix, France Chamonix, France; Geneva, Switzerland
Terms: Summer Description: Investigate the impact of climate change upon alpine environments, and explore the link between alpine culture and science in Chamonix, France.
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Faculty-Directed: An Exploration in Italian Culture, History, Architecture, Science and Cuisine Caserta, Italy; Florence, Italy; Genoa, Italy; Milano, Italy; Padua, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Pompeii, Italy; Ravello, Italy; Rome, Italy; Torino, Italy; Venice, Italy; Verona, Italy
Terms: January Description: Explore the major cities of Italy, focusing on the Italian culture, food, architecture, and historical and science legacies of western civilization.
Faculty-Directed: Building Wind Turbines in the Peruvian Andes to Support Socio-economic Growth Trujillo, Peru
Terms: January Description: This 4-week service learning course offers the opportunity to design, construct, and install a wind turbine to directly impact rural communities in Peru.
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Faculty-Directed: Cambridge Summer Law Institute Cambridge, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: For two weeks, students will explore international legal developments in the European Union (EU) up close (e.g., the Brexit Crisis).
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Faculty-Directed: Cenozoic Stratigraphy Alcaniz, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Caspe, Spain; Valderrobres, Spain
Terms: Spring Break Description: Perfect for upper level geology students, the Ebro basin of Spain is an exquisitely preserved example of a Cenozoic sedimentary basin.
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Faculty-Directed: Chinese Language Intensive Study Program Beijing, China; Harbin, China; Shanghai, China; Tianjin, China
Terms: Summer Description: Spend eight weeks during the summer in China to improve your language skills, learn about traditional culture and explore this beautiful country.
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Faculty-Directed: Conversational Japanese Abroad Kobe, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Designed to enhance and expand practical Japanese language skills.
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Faculty-Directed: Environmental Assessment in the EU Tenerife, Spain
Terms: January Description: Students will travel to Tenerife—one of Spain’s Canary Islands—to explore the landscape of the volcanic island chain off the coast of Morocco.
Faculty-Directed: Explorations in Health and Sustainability in Arctic Norway Bergen, Norway; Tromso, Norway
Terms: Summer Description: Learn from Norway, a trail blazer in sustainability, and be challenged to think in new ways about the relationship between health, energy and the environment.
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Faculty-Directed: Exploring the Ecological Culture of Panama Gamboa, Panama
Terms: January Description: Introduction to the ecological culture of Panama and practical experience conducting tropical ecology research (focused primarily on animals).
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Faculty-Directed: Food & Farm Culture in France Angers, France
Terms: Summer Description: This program mixes agriculture, culture, history and food to help students learn about the global nature of agriculture, especially from a French perspective.
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Faculty-Directed: In Life and in Death - Biocultural Evolution in the Northern Balkans Krapina, Croatia; Kruncici, Croatia; Lokve, Croatia, Croatia; Pula, Croatia; Zagreb, Croatia
Terms: January Description: At Zagreb's Institute for Anthropological Research in Croatia, students will learn about human biocultural evolution from Neanderthals through the Middle Ages.
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Faculty-Directed: International Business Opportunity in Europe Barcelona, Spain; Geneva, Switzerland; Lyon, France; Milano, Italy; Paris, France; Zurich, Switzerland
Terms: Summer Description: Expand and accelerate your business degree or minor by studying in Europe and take classes required of business majors and minors (AACSB Accredited).
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Faculty-Directed: International Social Welfare - A British Perspective London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Learn about the historical roots of social work as a profession in London, England with cultural immersion in current social issues in London.
Faculty-Directed: Medicine, Science and Art in Florence, Italy Florence, Italy
Terms: January Description: Spend 3 weeks exploring the historical intersections between medicine, science and art central to the history of the Renaissance and Florence, Italy.
Faculty-Directed: Modern Japanese Society and Culture Kobe, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: The goal of this class is to offer as many Japanese cultural experiences as possible.
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Faculty-Directed: Mountain Environments Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Terms: January Description: The 27-day expedition begins with a week-long hike through Tanzania’s rainforests, savannah, and remote Maasai villages.
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Faculty-Directed: Pforzheim MBA Frankfurt, Germany; Ludwigsburg, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany; Pforzheim, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: Fall Description: This class is limited to students enrolled in the UW MBA program, and is embedded as a degree requirement.
Faculty-Directed: Regional Tectonics, Resources, and Landforms of Norway Tromso, Norway
Terms: Summer Description: Examine the tectonic evolution of the Caledonides orogenic system in western Norway with this faculty led program offered by the UW Geology department.
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Faculty-Directed: Shakespeare in England and Italy London, United Kingdom; Milano, Italy; Padua, Italy; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; Venice, Italy; Verona, Italy; Vicenza, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Study Shakespeare in performance at major performance sites in England and to explore his fascination with Italy in Italian cities where he set plays.
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Faculty-Directed: Topics in Comparative Education Policy: US versus Finland Helsinki, Finland; Tampere, Finland; Turku, Finland
Terms: January Description: A comparative analysis of education policies and practices between the United States and Finland.
Faculty-Directed: Tropical Field Ecology in Ecuador Antisana Ecological Reserve, Ecuador; Nanegalito, Ecuador; Pifo, Ecuador; Puyucunapi, Ecuador
Terms: January Description: Students will learn firsthand about the biology and conservation of an endangered raptor, the Black-and-chestnut Eagle.
Faculty-Directed: UW in Scotland - Stealing Culture Amsterdam, Netherlands; Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; The Hague, Netherlands; Tweedbank, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: By spending time in locations in Scotland, London, Amsterdam, and Paris, students will analyze all the different forms of theft that directly impact museums.
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Midwestern State University: London, England London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Study in the heart of one of the most exciting cities in the world!
Midwestern State University: Tours, France Tours, France
Terms: Summer Description: Midwestern State University – Tours, France (6 credits) Midwestern State University, in partnership with the University of Wyoming, is pleased to offer a summer study abroad program in Tours, France.  In this program, you will enhance [...]