Center for International Education

1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704 

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

International Admissions
Email / (608) 243-4108

International Student Services
Email / (608) 243-4108

Study Abroad
Email / (608) 243-4108

CIE Main Office
Call: (608) 246-6201 
Fax: (608) 243-4445

Downtown D112
211 North Carroll Street
Madison WI 53703

Call: (608) 243-4108

Hours: Limited staffing on Wednesday and Friday, please call first.

Education Abroad

Transforming lives, one at a time.

Madison College offers a variety of study abroad options. Programs are designed to meet the needs of students of all ages, all levels of work/family demands and in a wide range of degree programs from technical fields and health care to the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Both short and long term programs are available and range in length from 10 days to full semesters.

Gain valuable experience and build your resume by studying abroad. Many employers view study abroad favorably, as evidence of knowledge, independence and initiative. Study abroad provides you an opportunity to build global competencies, skills and experiences, while potentially learning a new language and certainly learning about a new culture.

Madison College study abroad experiences also count toward the resume-boosting Interdisiplinary Global Studies Certificate.

education and Study Abroad Programs


Madison College offers programs worldwide in Central America, Europe, Asia, South America, the Caribbean, and North America. This listing is only a example of some of our current and past program options.  For a more extensive listing please visit our education and study abroad application page.

  • Study in Canterbury, England-Semester
  • Study in Carlow, Ireland - Semester
  • Study in Salzburg, Austria - Semester
  • Study in Seville, Spain – Semester
  • Study in Xi’an, China - Semester
  • English 2 with Research in Place - Puerto Rico
  • Gender and Women's Studies - London, England
  • Field Experience in Latin America - Cuba
  • Spain Culinary
  • Italy Culinary
  • French Immersion in Quebec
  • Global Studies, Ireland and Germany
  • Renewable Energy for International Development, Belize & Costa Rica
  • Traditional Healing in Peru and Thailand
  • Spanish Language Immersion in Costa Rica
  • Dental Hygiene Care in Belize
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Khon Kaen, Thailand
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Hyderabad, India
  • Libson, Portugal
Eligibility and Finance

Madison College's study abroad programs are offered in many different formats to suit your needs. All programs offer you the opportunity to practice other languages and gain rich cultural experiences. Please review the listing of criteria and funding options below:

Faculty Involvement

Faculty from across the college are involved in a variety of educational abroad opportunities for MATC students. This reflects their commitment to enhancing the students ability to meet the qualification that employers are seeking on global awareness. The Madison College Center for International Education welcomes proposals from faculty interested in developing short-term study abroad programs. Please email with questions.