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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.

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There are many ways to get started with finding a study abroad program, click here to begin.

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Study abroad program types


Learn about the different types of study abroad programs

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Program type comparison


Compare different program types

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Find a program

Start searching for a study abroad program

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What it costs


Learn about what it costs to study abroad

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Meet with an adviser to narrow down your options or ask questions about particular programs


Applications & recommendations


Learn more about the study abroad application process

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Options for graduate students

Learn more about options for graduate students to study abroad

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