International Students, Professionals, Visitors, and Alumni

Learning opportunities for people from around the world, and in the Madison area.

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Credit Programs

Visiting International Student Program (VISP)

  • Short-term study for international students not in a formal exchange program

Formal Exchange Programs

  • Short-term study for international students nominated by their home university to attend UW-Madison through a formal exchange program

Professional Capstone Certificates

  • Specialized training at the graduate level: online and on-campus programs in Actuarial Science, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Computer Sciences, Geographic Information Studies, and Professional French Studies.

Summer Term

  • 1,000 courses in 1- to 8-week sessions, many online

Intensive English Program

  • Full-time study of English as a Second language (ESL)
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Noncredit Programs

English Language Program (ESL)

Hundreds of Other Programs

  • Short-term classes, certificates, and conferences

Online Courses

  • Opportunities for learners anywhere in the world

MOOCs—Massive Open Online Courses

  • Free online courses of varying subjects taught by UW Madison faculty

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Our programs

Consult the featured program for details on qualifications, costs, housing, the calendar, and visa requirements.

Still have questions?

Contact us:
advising@dcs.wisc.edu
608-263-6960.