The Law School participates in twelve exchange programs with foreign universities. In an exchange program, UW students pay the same tuition and fees to UW that they would pay for a semester at UW, but attend foreign law schools or programs. In exchange, the foreign schools send their students to the UW Law School. Some of the foreign programs are taught in English while others require proficiency in another language. Currently, the UW Law School has exchange programs with the following institutions:

Application procedure, deadline & decision

We have an information session on Study Abroad during the fall semester to discuss the various study abroad options available to students and another session in the spring semester to explain the application and selection process.  All interested law students are welcome.  Questions? contact Sumudu Atapattu

  • Application deadline for 2020 - 2021: February 24, 2020
  • Send application form and other documents on or before the deadline to: Sumudu Atapattu, Director, Research Centers and International Programs (6218 Law)
  • Deadline to notify students: March 6, 2020

CISI Insurance

UW-Madison requires all students participating in a UW-sponsored program to obtain CISI insurance. This is a mandatory requirement.  The failure to obtain CISI insurance two weeks before departure may result in being unable to transfer credits upon return. Apply online at:

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