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Expand your perspective

If you've ever thought about learning around the country or world, now is your chance to do it! Through our Center for International Education (CIE) and National Student Exchange (NSE), we offer remarkable opportunities to be immersed in new environments and expand your perspective.

We believe so deeply in the experience it provides for our students that we put resources behind these programs to make sure you have the best experience you can possibly have.

Student in Uruguay.

Need a little more convincing?

  • 1 in 4 graduating Blugolds have studied abroad
  • Opportunities available in nearly 50 countries
  • 45 program sites teach in English or require no foreign language
  • Credits go directly on transcript
  • We have experts in the CIE who work with you from start to finish
  • Financial aid can be applied to study abroad programs

Explore the programs

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to speak another language?
More than 45 of our current programs have no foreign language requirement -- including programs in non-English speaking countries!


How do I fund study abroad?
Financial aid applies and your aid package will be based on actual costs in your host country, including round-trip airfare. Click here for more information on financial aid.

Scholarships -You can apply for UW-Eau Claire, state and federal scholarships for study abroad. For more information on scholarships click here.

Start saving now!  Budget for your time abroad when setting your spending priorities.

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My outlook on the rest of the world has changed drastically. I have learned more valuable things about business, the world and different cultures from this experience than I have the last 14 years I’ve been in school.

Michael Kraft | International Business | China

National Student Exchange - Domestic Programs

Experiencing a new culture doesn't mean you have to go abroad. There are plenty of exciting places to explore right here in the United States. Through the National Student Exchange (NSE) program at UW-Eau Claire you can choose to spend a semester or academic year at one of nearly 200 universities in the United States, the Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Why NSE?

  • Take courses not offered at UW-Eau Claire
  • Pay UW-Eau Claire's affordable tuition no matter which member school you attend
  • All credits earned will transfer and count toward your GPA
  • Financial aid is often available

Learn more about NSE

UWEC student holding starfish in Alaska

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