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CISB Admissions

CISB students are required to study abroad in the target language through either Foster School exchanges or one of the many other programs available through the UW. They can, alternatively, take an internship abroad. Use the map below to see where CISB alumni studied and worked abroad by clicking on the red map pointers above. To explore a location further, drag the person icon (located in the lower right area) onto the map. Use the filters to see only study abroad or internship locations.

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Admission to CISB is contingent on admission to the Foster School Undergraduate Program.

Who can apply

Undergraduates admitted to or applying concurrently to the Foster School of Business.

Students who are not in the Foster School must submit both the CISB application and the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration application. Admission to CISB is competitive and based on academic record, accomplishments and demonstrated commitment to language and international studies.

How to apply

Submit a completed CISB application to the Undergraduate Program Office. The priority deadline for autumn 2019 is April 5, 2019. Late applications will be considered on a space-available basis. For autumn 2019, apply here. The priority date for winter 2020 is October 5, 2019.

The following documents are required:

  • CISB application
  • Current resume
  • Official or unofficial transcripts
  • Signed graduation plan completed with the CISB adviser or any other Foster School adviser

Upcoming Information Sessions

Come to an information session to hear from staff and students about the value of CISB and how to get the most out of it. Check back here for information session dates, times and locations.

Make an appointment to meet with the CISB Program Adviser by calling 206-543-5985 or writing to [email protected].