Distinguish Yourself: Take your Education Abroad

Study away for a few weeks, a semester, or an academic year. Choose from 200+ programs in 40+ countries.
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The Office of International Education (OIE) is open during regular business hours; however, in response to COVID-19, we are serving students, faculty, and staff remotely. Appointments with OIE staff can be made here

You may also contact our office by phone at 715-232-2132 or via email at studyabroad@uwstout.edu, or reach out to individual staff members directly via email. 


Begin Your Journey

Never traveled abroad and worried about taking the first step?  

When you travel abroad with classmates and a UW-Stout professor, you'll earn Stout credits and gain valuable career experiences. A study abroad education is a great way to distinguish yourself with employers and have your resume stand out among the others. You can even travel during the WinTerm and Summer semester!

  • Establish a global network for future jobs or internships
  • Gain access to unique course offerings that apply to your UW-Stout degree
  • Broaden your intellectual & personal horizons

Interested but worried about cost? 

It can be cheaper to study abroad than to study at Stout!  Learn how financial aid and scholarships can help fund your program.


Search for a study abroad program that fits you best

The credits earned while abroad can satisfy major, minor, or general education requirements.
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Program Types:

  • Exchange – Pay UW-Stout tuition (Semester or Academic Year) & living expenses abroad
  • National Student Exchange – Study in the U.S., its territories, or Canada and pay UW-Stout tuition
  • Direct Enroll – Pay university partners or one of our providers directly: CEA, API, ISEP, USAC, World Endeavors, CIEE (Semester, Academic Year, Summer or WinTerm)
  • Faculty-led – Study on a short-term program with a UW-Stout professor (Summer or WinTerm)
  • Internship or Co-op – Gain valuable international work experience (Semester, Academic Year or Summer)
UW-Stout Associate Professor Nels Paulson at Machu Picchu in Peru. Paulson had a sabbatical last year to study how haute cuisine can empower biodiversity and communities.

Here's what UW-Stout students say:

“I was constantly learning and taking in new information, making new connections, and adapting to new situations.”

“The experience has made me more confident personally and professionally.”

“By far the best decision I made while at UW-Stout and I hope as many students as possible take advantage of the amazing opportunity.”

- Study abroad alumnus,
University of Westminster, United Kingdom 2018

“I encourage you to go, live, and see what the world can teach you”

- Study abroad alumna,
CEA Prague, Czech Republic 2016

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