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Studying abroad is about much more than just visiting another country. It will advance you in more ways than you can imagine—personally, educationally, professionally, and socially. The world needs people who are educated about the world.

Benefits of study abroad:

  • Build your resume
  • Earn credits toward your degree
  • Meet people from around the world
  • Gain perspective
  • Explore the world
  • Experience different cultures
  • Learn another language
  • Find out who you are and what you believe in
  • Enhance your social skills

The Center for International Education is dedicated to providing UWM students with high-quality, safe, and affordable international academic opportunities that allow them to develop knowledge and skills needed to become productive and successful members of the global community. In partnership with UWM’s schools and colleges, our goal is to increase awareness of education abroad opportunities, to promote intercultural learning, and to advocate for diversity in participants and programs.

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Office Information

  • Location: Pearse Hall, Room 166
  • Phone: 414-229-5182
  • Fax: 414-229-4858
  • E-mail:
  • Hours: Monday through Friday | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Emergencies while abroad: During office hours contact the office at + 1-414-229-5182. Outside office hours contact UWM Campus Police at + 1 414-229-9911