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Study Abroad



Capbreton, France

Come explore an ever changing Europe with over 100 study abroad options in several European countries including:

  • “exchanges” (where UW students do regular course work at a partner university)
  • “programs” (where course are lead by UW faculty, such as the Germanics Department’s Spring in Vienna program)
  • “exploration semminars” (short-term study abroad programs (3-4 weeks) led by UW faculty)

Featured Program

The Center for West European Studies is part of the Trans-Atlantic Studies Program (TASP), a study abroad program for graduate and advanced undergraduate students interested in US-European relations, public policy, security, and political culture.  Students on this program can choose between four study options ranging from one quarter to a full academic year. Accepted applicants on all TASP tracks will have the opportunity to study at the University of Bath with students from TASP partner institutions including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Bath (UK), the Université de Paris III (France), the Freie Universitat Berlin (Germany), Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin (Germany), the Universita’ degli Studi di Siena (Italy) Sciences Po (France), Charles University (Prague) and the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (Spain).

Upcoming Programs

Summer 2017

  • The Center for West European Studies is co-sponsoring a 5-week summer program in Brussels, 2017. For more information, click here.
  • The Center for West European Studies is co-sponsoring a summer program in Leon, Spain. For more information, click here.

Winter 2018

  • The Jackson School is hosting a Winter 2018 Task Force in Rome, Italy on the challenges faced by the EU. For more information, click here.
  • The UW Department of Sociology is sponsoring the Winter 2018 Italy program. For more information, click here.

Full Year

  • Scan|Design offers fellowships and funding for students (BA, MA, and PhD) interested in studying Danish-American relations in Denmark for a summer, a quarter, or an academic year. For more information, click here.


There are many different opportunities that may help fund your studies, some of which include the Fulbright Program and the American-Scandinavian Foundation. For a more thorough list, checkout or resource page and the study abroad department’s scholarship page. 

Office of International Programs and Exchanges
Box 255815
516 Schmitz Hall
Seattle, WA 98195