About Our Program
The Visiting International Student Program (VISP) welcomes students interested in short-term credit and noncredit study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. VISP staff provide personalized advising as well as a variety of cultural and social events to help students feel welcome on our campus.
Our noncredit programming includes the pre-college EducationUSA Academy and American Culture and English (ACE) summer camps. We also offer UW-Advance for groups of university students throughout the year. Noncredit courses are taught by qualified instructors on a variety of academic topics.
The credit VISP students enroll for one or more academic terms in regular university courses taught by world-class faculty at one of the nation’s top public research universities. Courses taken and grades received in this program will appear on an official University of Wisconsin-Madison transcript. Read more about our Admission process, Academics at UW-Madison, and About Madison to learn if the credit Visiting International Student Program is right for you.
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