The International Division leads efforts at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to cultivate international scholarship and engagement, promote global awareness, and prepare students for a diverse and interconnected world.
- Supports international teaching and research, and coordinating related outreach opportunities
- Serves as a gateway for students to internationalize their UW-Madison experience, foster their development as global citizens and gain access to high-quality experiences abroad
- Is a central resource on for accessible international knowledge and cultural information, and as a focal point on campus for increasing global understanding and competitiveness
Meet the Dean
Vice Provost & Dean Guido Podestá leads campus efforts to cultivate UW-Madison’s international scholarship and engagement, promote global awareness, and prepare students for a diverse and interconnected world.View Bio
UW Faculty & Staff Resources
Planning on going abroad? Visit the UW-Madison International Travel site to learn more about campus travel policies related to safety and security abroad.
Connect with a community of scholars with area studies and global expertise through the Institute for Regional and International Studies.
Find information for faculty and staff engaged in global activities, from campus policies and business processes to guidelines for international agreements, hosting international visitors, governance structures, and more.