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Study Abroad

Program Directors

UW Faculty-led programs are an opportunity for UW students to work closely with a UW faculty member in a specific discipline and country of interest. UW Study Abroad is proud to support programs led by our faculty and we work to ensure that they are academically rigorous, financially accessible, and integrated with courses of study.

This site is a resource for faculty running study abroad programs. It is divided into two parts.

  1. Toolkit of resources (below)
  2. Step-by-step information corresponding to the phases of running a program (in the navigation to the right)

Getting started

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Propose a program

Learn how to propose a faculty-led study abroad program

Program policies

Review important policies as you develop your program


Program director toolkit

The Program Director Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to support program development, finance management, curricular engagement, and community building. If you have suggestions on resources to add, contact us.

Payment guidelines

Learn about payments, policies, and helpful tools

Safety consultations

Learn more about how to plan a safe and well-prepared program

Workshop presentations

Review material presented at faculty-led program director workshops

Education abroad scholarship

Access scholarly articles on developing pedagogy for international programming, ethical engagement, and student development

Pre-departure orientation materials

Review the list of topics to cover in pre-departure orientation

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Forms & documents

Quick links to frequently used forms and documents