Applications OPEN for Winter and Spring 2016 programs!

Start thinking about starting your application for a spring semester, winter, or spring break travel course 2016 study abroad program!  Begin your application right from our website – simply click on the individual program link and click “Apply Now”!


Denmark: SEPTEMBER 1st

International Student Teaching: SEPTEMBER 15th

Spring Semester programs: OCTOBER 1st

Winter Interim travel courses: OCTOBER 1st

Hessen International Winter University: OCTOBER 1st

Spring Break travel courses: OCTOBER 30th

(But earlier is always better!)


Phuture Phoenix Graduates

This is a great article about two UWGB graduates who were part of the first Phuture Phoenix class.  These girls also happen to be former study abroad students!  Pursue your dreams and make it happen!

Travel Course Deadlines Extended

The following program deadlines are extended:

Slovakia – THURSDAY, March 6th, 4:30pm

Ireland, Tena, and Alicante – FRIDAY, March 7th, 4:30pm

Complete your applications today!

Deadlines Extended!


Think you missed out on the opportunity to study in Germany or the National Student Exchange?? The deadline for the HESSEN EXCHANGE and SUMMER UNIVERSITY(ISU) as well as the NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE has been extended! The new deadline is FRIDAY, FEB. 21st at 4:30pm!

First Steps Meetings

Want to Study Abroad but don’t know what the next step is?  Come to our First Steps Meetings!  We hold them every Tuesday at 2:00pm and Wednesday at noon in the OIE (CL 207)

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Krysta Goes to France

Yet another one of our study abroad students is keeping a blog of her experiences, this time in Bordeaux, France!  She has invited us to share her blog, so we encourage you to check out her stories and photos during her semester abroad – she has done a great job of explaining what school is really like in France, and posted some beautiful pics!

Krysta Goes to France

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!

International Students Selected for Chancellor’s Medallion

We wish to recognize not one, but TWO of our international students who were selected to receive the Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion based on their outstanding contributions to the community and campus.  Congratulations to Jo from Great Britain and Zona from China!!  They have enriched our campus in so many ways, and we are very proud of their accomplishments!

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