UW–Madison is nationally recognized for its extensive choices for study-abroad opportunities, language instruction, worldwide research and international student enrollment. Consistently ranked in the top 10 for the number of students studying abroad, the university offers more than 200 programs in more than 80 countries. More than 5,900 international students, representing 124 countries, are enrolled at UW–Madison.

Quick facts

  • Countries represented:

  • Students studying abroad:

  • Study-abroad locations:

    79 countries on six continents
  • Languages taught:

    More than 40
  • International students:

    More than 5,977

Students in Chinese Arts, Design and Culture — an innovative summer class — pose for a group picture at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China.

Global Competency

The world is at their feet