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New to Study Abroad

Welcome to UW Study Abroad!

We are glad you are here. There are so many options to study abroad through the UW. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. This site is designed to walk you through the various phases of planning for your study abroad program. If you are brand-new to study abroad, check out the Getting started page below. It will guide you through a series of questions and topics to consider when selecting a program.

Get ready to go places!

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Study Abroad Program Types

Learn about different program types!

Program Type Comparison

Compare different program types.

Find a program

Start searching for a program

What it costs

Learn about what it costs to study abroad


Meet with an adviser to narrow down your options or ask questions about a particular program type

Applications & recommendations

Start applying for programs

Options for graduate students

Find out some options for graduate students