International Programs is your guide to all foreign study opportunities offered through UW Tacoma, including information about upcoming programs, answers to frequently asked questions and links to various resources for both students and faculty. So, whether you are a current student, prospective student, faculty, staff or visitor, we welcome you.
The 2014 Expedition Fellows program and destination have been announced!
Over recent decades, cities in the United States and Western Europe have experimented with a variety of strategies for combating urban decline. One popular approach has been to emphasize urban tourism, repositioning the city as a center for arts, entertainment, and culture. In this Expedition Fellows program students will explore the emergence of urban tourism as urban development strategy, examining it in the context of urban history, political economy, and sustainable urban development. [Learn more...]
Coming soon: Russia Early Fall 2013
A competitive independent study program in which 3 - 4 UW Tacoma students team up with students from Moscow State University (MSU) to write, design and produce a newspaper or magazine. This is a valuable opportunity for students interested in journalism and communications and is part of a program which originated in March 2003 between UWT and MSU.
UW Tacoma students abroad
Grace Gunarso, a junior in communications, is currently participating in a direct exchange program with the University of Sussex in the U.K. Here's the latest from her blog Hello Sussex:
Benefits of study abroad
Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to leave the classroom and travel with faculty to a distant site to study diverse topics. If your program is offering a study abroad course, it could be an excellent opportunity to meet degree requirements while having a more diverse, in-depth experience than you could here on campus. You can visit new places, experience different cultures, broaden your perspectives and enhance your life experience while simultaneously earning credit towards your degree.