Brussels Summer Study Abroad

About the Brussels Program

Program Dates

The program runs from early July to August. It is a 5 week course. Students will earn up to 8 credits.

Program Enrollment

Students in this program will be concurrently enrolled at UW and will maintain financial and scholarship eligibility. Student must enroll in all three courses to meet concurrent enrollment requirements. Credits will be recorded on students’ UW transcripts and may be applicable to graduation requirements. All students must participate in pre-departure orientation.

Facilities / Housing

Courses will be held at the Institute for European Studies on the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) campus. Students will have access to the ULB Library and other campus facilities.

During the first eight days of the program, students will be housed in downtown Brussels and Luxembourg. For the last four and a half weeks of the program, students will be housed in single-room student dorms in the “Residence Elio Conte” building on the ULB Solbosch campus. The Elio Conte dorms are located close to the Institute for European Studies (IEE), where the program seminars will be held. The residences provide internet access, private bathrooms and showers, plus a shared kitchen. The dorms are conveniently located near mass transit and are just a short walking distance from numerous restaurants and shops.

Click here to view the ULB Solbosch campus map. Click here to view a map of Brussels with place marks indicating program related locations.

Pre-departure Information

UW organizes a mandatory pre-departure orientation for program participants. The orientation video will be available online to accepted participants.