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Summer and Fall Study Abroad!

Now is the time to think about study abroad plans for next year!  Choose from our exciting, short-term summer destinations such as Scotland, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, and Ecuador, as well as our many semester/year-long programs for the Fall.  Most application deadlines for these programs will be in February and the very beginning of March.  Keep an eye on our website for more details toward the end of the semester!

Scholarships and Grants Available for Study Abroad

There are a lot of opportunities to help fund your study abroad experience!

Please visit the website:  to learn more about the options offered by both the OIE and other campus departments.  Some scholarships or grants include:

Travel Grant

Wochinske Scholarship

OIE Foundation Scholarship

Global Citizen Scholarship

Anne C. Kok Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Look to see which ones you are eligible for and apply now!  Deadlines are coming up quickly!




First Steps to Study Abroad

Interested in Study Abroad?  Not sure where to start or have specific questions?  Stop by a First Steps to Study Abroad Information Session!

They are held:

Every Tuesday  @ 2:00

Every Wednesday @ 1:00

In the Office of International Education (CL 207) during the semester.  Stop by!

Study Abroad Info Sessions

Want to learn more about certain programs?  Not sure if there is a program right for you?  Come find out more at one of our fall information sessions:

Winter & Spring Break Travel Courses

Monday, Sept. 14th @ 1:00pm   &  Thursday, Sept. 17th @ 5:00pm

Office of International Education– CL 207


Spanish Programs

Wednesday, Sept. 16th @ 11:30am AND 3:00pm

Office of International Education– CL 207


Business Programs

Monday, Sept. 21st @ 2:30pm

Office of International Education– CL 207


Student Teaching Abroad

Thursday, October 15th @ 5:00pm   &  M0nday, October 19th @ 9:00am

Education Dept. Conference Room (Wood Hall)



Tuesday, Sept. 15th @ 11:00am AND 3:00pm

University Union Room 103



Tuesday, Sept. 22nd @ 3:30pm

University Union Room 103


German Programs



Fall Study Abroad Fair!

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held Wednesday, September 9th from 10:00am – 2:00pm AND 4:00-7:00pm, in Phoenix Ball Room C

Students will have the opportunity to attend the Spring Study Abroad Fair and learn about the 200+ domestic and international study programs available.  Study abroad advisors and program representatives will be on site to answer questions and assist students in learning about these amazing opportunities!  Whether you wish to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a full year we have a program that will fit your needs – come check it out!

Winter Travel Courses (Over Winter Break):

  • Argentina
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico (4 tracks)
  • Ecuador
  • Italy
  • South Africa

Spring Break Travel Courses:

  • Cuba
  • London (Nursing)

Winter Exchange Programs:

  • International Winter University- Germany (2 locations in Germany)
  • **coming soon: Japan

Summer Exchange Programs

  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Stirling, Scotland
  • International Summer University- Germany (6 locations in Germany)
  • **coming soon: Japan


  • **New:  Japan
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany (3-5 locations)
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Scotland (3 locations)
  • Student teaching (Cuernavaca, Mexico or through Educators Abroad to 60+ countries)
  • National Student Exchange (locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands)

Connect with the OIE

Questions over the summer?  The OIE is open!  We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm.  Stop in, call, or make an appointment to meet with one of our advisors.  You can call us at 920-465-2190 or email  We hope to see you this summer!

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Sara

We have another study abroad student who has offered to share her blog with you!  Sara is a Spanish major at UWGB and is studying in Bilbao, Spain for a semester.  Her photos are gorgeous and we are very jealous – take a look for yourself!

Get the Scoop on Study Abroad!

Get the Scoop:

FREE Ice Cream!  Who doesn’t want it?!?  Come to GET THE SCOOP on Study Abroad learn about Study Abroad Programs on campus AND get a free sundae.  When?  TOMORROW (Sept. 4th) from 10:30-1:30 (or until supplies last) in the University Union by the Bookstore.  See you there!

It’s not too early to think about Winter Travel Courses!

Check out our website (Destinations, then search for Winter courses) to see what is being offered this coming winter!  More information regarding costs, dates, and specific itineraries will come over the summer.  The courses offered (with focus) are:

Argentina (Spanish)
Costa Rica (Env. Sci./Biology)
Cuernavaca, Mexico (Education, Business, Nursing & Social Work)
Ecuador (First Nations Studies)
St. Kitts & Nevis, Caribbean Islands (Nursing)

All deadlines for applications are October 1st

The Office of International Education is open ALL summer, so call, email, or stop in with questions!

Alicante Deadline Extended!

For those of you kicking yourselves that you missed the application deadline, the study abroad gods are smiling down on you today!  The application deadline for our summer travel course to beautiful Alicante, Spain has been extended to NEXT Friday, March 15th!!  This 6 credit program is the perfect venue to improve your Spanish language skills while experiencing Spain for 5 weeks!

See the full program brochure here: UWGB in Alicante