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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.
Featured Programs
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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.
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.
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).
Exchange: Cardiff University (Exchange) 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: EM Strasbourg Business School (Exchange) Strasbourg, France
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer 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.
Exchange: Kobe College (Exchange) Nishinomiya, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Spring Description: Study at Kobe College, a girls' college emphasizing a wide variety of interdisciplinary studies. Courses taught in English and Japanese.
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.
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.
Exchange: Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Lima, Peru
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru is the only Peruvian university on the top 500 best universities in the world. A great place to take classes in Spanish!
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.
Exchange: Saitama University 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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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 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, Summer 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: With more than 300 courses to choose from and a beautiful 330-acre estate, Stirling, Scotland is the perfect place for you to call home.
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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.
Faculty-Directed: U.S. - Mexico Border Immersion Experience Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; El Paso, United States
Terms: January Description: Exposes health science students to the immigrant/refugee experience on both sides of the border.
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Faculty-Directed: Architecture in London, Paris and Barcelona Barcelona, Spain; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
Terms: Summer Description: Study of Architectural History and Modern Engineering in London, Paris, and Barcelona.
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Faculty-Directed: Australia's Export-Led Agricultural Sector Armidale, Australia; Brisbane, Australia; Byron Bay, Australia; Gatton, Australia; Manilla, Australia; Moree, Australia; Scone, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Tamworth, Australia
Terms: Summer Description: By meeting and talking with Australian agricultural producers, we see how important global trade is to them, and by extension, to American farmers/ranchers.
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Faculty-Directed: Biodiversity and Sustainability Engineering in Costa Rica Monteverde, Costa Rica
Terms: January Description: Renewable energy, biodiversity, and sustainability engineering issues focused through a systems thinking philosophy lens.
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Faculty-Directed: Buddhism in Thailand Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand
Terms: January Description: Explore the diverse ideals, practices, and traditions of Buddhism while exploring the ways Buddhism is lived and practiced in Thailand.
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Faculty-Directed: CIEL Middle East: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Process Amman, Jordan; Bethlehem of Galilee, Israel; Haifa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Nazareth, Israel; Tel Aviv, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Join students from universities across the US & UK to receive on-the-ground exposure to the people, politics and realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Faculty-Directed: CIEL Northern Ireland: The Northern Ireland Conflict and Peace Process Belfast, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Join students from universities across the US & UK to receive direct exposure to the people, politics and realities of the Northern Ireland conflict.
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Faculty-Directed: Chinese Language Intensive Study Program Beijing, 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: Comparative Law in Action Santiago, Chile
Terms: January Description: Current Latin American human rights challenges, laws governing water, energy & natural resources, S. American international law and trade issues.
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Faculty-Directed: Costal Climate Resilience in Belize Placencia, Belize
Terms: Spring Break Description: Consider the diversity of coastal cultures and responses to environmental threats.
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Faculty-Directed: Crime and Exercise in Scotland: Exploring the Relationship Between Physical Fitness, Crime and Public Spaces Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: This high-impact educational experience will explore the relationship between crime, fear, and physical activity in the beautiful outdoor spaces of Scotland.
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Faculty-Directed: Discover Rural India Through Amrita's Live-In-Labs Coimbatore, India
Terms: Summer Description:
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Faculty-Directed: Ecoculture in Central America: Representations and Activism Mexico City, Mexico; San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: An immersive cultural and language experience in a Spanish-speaking country in Latin America.
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Faculty-Directed: Education in a Democracy: US and Finland Helsinki, Finland; Tampere, Finland; Turku, Finland
Terms: Summer Description: A comparative analysis of education policies and practices between the United States and Finland.
Faculty-Directed: Exploring Critical Issues in Conservation & Development in Patagonia Puerto Montt, Chile
Terms: January Description: Investigate the historic and modern cultures of iconic Chilean Patagonia.
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Faculty-Directed: Exploring Queensland's Human and Physical Landscapes Brisbane, Australia; Lady Elliot Island, Australia; Mooloolaba, Australia; Noosa Biosphere, Australia
Terms: Summer Description: Study the environmental, economic, political, and sociocultural issues shaping one of Australia’s most populated and environmentally threatened coastal regions.
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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: Global Business Connections in Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Terms: January Description: A business-focused exploration through the world of Argentine commerce, banking, entrepreneurship and economics.
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Faculty-Directed: International Business - Cities of the Future (Greece) Athens, Greece
Terms: Summer Description:
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Faculty-Directed: International Food and Farm Culture Angers, France; Paris, 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: Modern Japanese Society and Culture Hiroshima, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Through observing Japanese culture and people, readings of literary/scholarly texts, students will come to understand the complexities of Japanese life.
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Faculty-Directed: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust Berlin, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Munich, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: This study abroad opportunity invites students to explore the history, memory, and legacy of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust on location in Germany and Poland.
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Faculty-Directed: Puritanism: History and Myth Bath, United Kingdom; Boston, United States; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Canterbury, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Salisbury, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Examine how Puritans influenced their world as they sought to enact their revolutionary religious agenda through political activism and even rebellion.
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Faculty-Directed: Rock & Roll Tourism: The Beatles and Beyond Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: What cultural, economic, political and promotional forces enabled the Beatles' "British Invasion" to take place? And why do people still care today?
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Faculty-Directed: Shakespeare in England and Italy London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom; Venice, Italy; Vicenza, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Study Shakespeare at major performance sites in England and explore his fascination with Italy in some of the Italian cities where he set plays.
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Faculty-Directed: Sustainable Tourism in Tenerife 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.
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Faculty-Directed: The Art and History of Medicine Brussels, Belgium; Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria
Terms: Summer Description: An intensive immersion visiting historical sites and museums that pertain to the development of modern medicine as we know it.
Faculty-Directed: UW in Scotland: Castles, Crowns and the Enlightenment Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Melrose, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: This course connects art and art history to central developments in modern political thought and philosophy.
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International Summer Semester Sungkyunkwan University Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: An unforgettable 4 week summer experience bringing together talented students and faculty from around the globe.
Midwestern State University: London, England London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Study for a month in the heart of London, England, with both undergraduate and graduate course options!
Midwestern State University: Tours, France Tours, France
Terms: Summer Description: Enhance your France language skills through tailored language courses and elective classes in Tours, France!
Nanyang Technological University: GEM Trailblazer Summer Singapore, Singapore
Terms: Summer Description: Spend a summer in Singapore, the perfect 'soft landing' in the heart of the fast developing Asia-Pacific region and a perfect springboard from which to explore.