University of Wisconsin - Madison (university-wide)
City: Madison
Website: www.wisc.edu
Approximate semester dates: Fall Semester: September-December
Spring Semester: January-May
Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent: 15 credits per semester

Fields of Study Available:

Humanities & Social Sciences:

African Language & Literature
Afro-American Studies
Anthropology
Art (Painting & Drawing)
Art History
Asian American Studies
Latin Studies
Classics
Community & Environmental Society
Comparative Literature
Consumer Science
Dance
East Asian Languages & Literature
Economics
English
French Language & Literature
Gender & Women’s Studies
Geography
German
Hebrew & Semitic Studies
History
International Studies
Italian Language & Literature
Jewish Studies
Language & Culture of Asia
Life Sciences Communication
Linguistics
Literature in Translation
Music
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Scandinavian Studies
Slavic Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre & Drama Studies
 

Science & Health Sciences:

Agricultural & Applied Economics
Animal Sciences
Biology
Botany
Chemistry (Fall Semester Only)
Entomology
Environmental Studies
Food Science
Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Geoscience
Horticulture
Life Sciences Communication
Mathematics
Microbiology
Physics
Soil Science
Urban & Regional Planning
Zoology

Technologies:

Computer Science
 

Business:

Economics
Agricultural & Applied Economics
 
*Please see Restricted Fields of Study below
 
 


Please see 'University of Wisconsin - Madison (Engineering)' for information on Engineering at UW-M.

 

Course Catalogue

Departments at UW-Madison

 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

Exchange students are not permitted to take courses within UW professional schools (Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Law, Education, etc.).

 

Exchange students wishing to study within the UW-Madison Business School are not given prority regisration for courses and as a result it can be quite difficult to get into these courses. If you plan to take only Business coursework while at UW-Madison, this exchange is not a suitable option.

 

Courses in Economics and Journalism have limited enrollment and may be difficult to find.

Approximate living expenses:

US $6500 per semester
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Insurance:

All students studying at UW-Madison are required to maintain adequate health coverage throughout the duration of their exchange. Information regarding the UW-Madison Student Health Insurance Plan, including costs and benefits, can be found here.

Students may be eligible to waive the UW-Madison Student Health Insurance Plan if they have sufficient coverage and meet UW-Madison's minimum requirements for coverage. For more information on how to obtain a waiver, visit the link listed above. Please note that the waiver of the UW-Madison Student Health Insurance Plan is not guaranteed and is subject to UW-Madison's approval. If your current insurance does not meet UW-Madison's minimum requirements for coverage you will be required to purchase UW-Madison's Student Health Insurance Plan.

Additional information:

Exchange Student Guide

 

Accommodation:
On-Campus Housing
Off-Campus Housing

 

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