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Undergraduate International Programs & Resources

From semesters abroad to case competitions, the Global Business Center (GBC) has many resources for the internationally-minded undergraduates. Be sure to join our Global Business Center Undergraduate Weekly Newsletter to learn about these opportunities and more. Also see our downloadable GBC Undergraduate Programs Overview Handout.

Foster Study Abroad Options
Explore business-focused study abroad opportunities for any stage of your UW career. Over 300 Foster students earn UW credit abroad each year on programs as short as 1 week and as long as 6 months. Check out the programs and set up a study abroad advising appointment to learn more.

Hovind Global Leaders (HGL) Program
This cohort-based experience advances the next generation of inclusive, global leaders. Students build their leadership skills on campus through an academic year course and abroad on a fully-funded spring break study abroad program.

Global Business Center Study Abroad Scholarships
Dedicated funding for Foster students studying abroad on any UW study abroad program.

Foster Study Abroad Photo Contest
Annual photo contest competition held in Fall Quarter for Foster students who studied abroad on any UW study abroad program in the previous year.

Foster Undergrads Go Global Blog
Read about the experiences of Foster undergraduates as they study abroad around the world.

Certificate of International Studies in Business (CISB)
Add CISB to your business school option and gain an international perspective needed in today’s global marketplace.

Russell Investments International Case Competition (RIICC)
This competition is held every Fall Quarter and allows UW undergraduates to apply their skills to a real-life global business problem. There is also a Freshman Track for UW’s newest students to jump into the world of case competitions.

UW Global Business Case Competition (UW GBCC)
Foster’s flagship international event sees Foster undergraduates organizing and leading this annual international case competition which brings together undergraduate students from around the world.

Hovind Global Leaders (HGL) Program
This cohort-based experience advances the next generation of inclusive, global leaders. Students build their leadership skills on campus through an academic year course and abroad on a fully-funded spring break study abroad program.

UW Global Business Case Competition (UW GBCC)
Foster’s flagship international event sees Foster undergraduates organizing and leading this annual international case competition which brings together undergraduate students from around the world.

Foster Global Ambassadors (FGA)
This student leadership opportunity is for Foster students who want to connect with the Foster Inbound Exchange Students through fun on- and off-campus events each quarter.

Foster Inbound Exchange Students
Resources for the Foster Inbound Exchange Students visiting the UW from their home institutions abroad.

Foster Global Ambassadors (FGA)
This student leadership opportunity is for Foster students who want to connect with the Foster Inbound Exchange Students through fun on- and off-campus events each quarter.

Read the Undergrads Go Global blog