Why Choose UW-Platteville Education Abroad

Study Abroad Student in China
Study Abroad Student in Fiji
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As students seek the ideal education abroad program for their personal goals, they quickly discover there are countless options.  UW-Platteville Education Abroad wants perspective study abroad students to know why thousands of other students have chosen UW-Platteville Education Abroad programs for their international education experience:

Years of Experience

UW-Platteville Education Abroad set up its first program in London, England in 1978. Soon after, the program portfolio was expanded to include programs in Australia, Fiji, Italy, Japan, and Spain. Since the foundation of UW-Platteville Education Abroad was laid in 1970, more than 10,000 students from over 250 colleges and universities nationwide have participated in UW-Platteville Education Abroad programs.

Knowledgeable and Professional Staff

The UW-Platteville Education Abroad staff are active members in NAFSA and the Forum on Education Abroad, the professional associations of international educators. While regularly attending local, regional, and national conferences to keep knowledgeable on the latest issues in education abroad, the staff members have also been educated and trained in education abroad advising, management, and program development.

Caring Touch

The majority of the UW-Platteville Education Abroad staff have studied abroad themselves and are passionate about helping students have their own life-changing experiences abroad because they have experienced it themselves first-hand. 

In addition, UW-Platteville Education Abroad is known for their quick assistance and responses, accommodating nature, and personalized attention. This features make students feel knowledgeable and at ease as they're preparing for their international education experience.

Cultural immersion

UW-Platteville Education Abroad ensures that students have a truly international experience through a wide variety of intercultural opportunities including: courses taught by native and international professors, language courses and partners, day and weekend educational excursions and activities, co-curricular opportunities such as internships and student organizations, and accommodation with host families, with local or international students, or in neighborhoods alongside locals.   Students studying abroad through UW-Platteville Education Abroad have countless encounters with their host language and culture, leaving them more linguistically and culturally competent. 


A semester abroad can be more expensive than a semester in the United States, so, with this in mind, UW-Platteville Education Abroad strives to keep costs as low as possible. By living like a local student and taking advantage of the on-site staff's extensive expertise, UW-Platteville Education Abroad is able to offer some of the most affordable education abroad programs today.

Onsite support and international student services

Students studying abroad through UW-Platteville Education Abroad can rest assured knowing that each programs' on-site staff ensures everything from airport reception to securing accommodation and from assisting with course registration to organizing activities and excursions.  They are there to assist every step of the way, along with the UW-Platteville Education Abroad staff, making no matter too big or too small for the outstanding on-site staff. 

Let UW-Platteville Education help you to go abroad next!  If not now, when?
Your education abroad adventure awaits you!