Grainger Hall, which is home to the Wisconsin School of Business, is pictured on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Oct. 10, 2008.

Thematic VISP Track: Wisconsin School of Business

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program will not run in summer 2021. Students who are interested in the Traditional VISP track or online options may be able to take some business courses, but note that space in many business courses is limited.

At the Wisconsin School of Business, we understand the power of collaboration to move the world forward. We draw from the immense intellectual and cultural resources of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, infusing invaluable research to our premium learning platform. Our students are inspired to excel in and out of the classroom, becoming a part of a powerful community of innovators who have the confidence and inspiration to continually progress through their lives and careers.

Program Overview

As a member of the Wisconsin School of Business Thematic VISP Program, you will be able to enroll in courses at a leading US business school. Participants will have access to challenging and forward-thinking classes in a variety of subjects, such as finance, marketing, management & human resources, risk management & insurance, and international business.

Student Support

From the time you apply to the end of your stay, the VISP staff will be there to assist you. You will receive guidance and assistance from the Wisconsin School of Business as well as from the VISP staff. Upon completion you will receive an official UW-Madison transcript.

Program Eligibility

Participants should have completed at least one year of university coursework and meet the VISP eligibility criteria for admission into this program. This Thematic Track admits students at the Undergraduate level only.

Specific courses will also have prerequisites that must be met before the program begins.

Available Terms

Program available in the summer term only. Students interested in taking courses in the Wisconsin School of Business during the fall or spring semesters must apply through the Traditional VISP track instead.

Program Dates

Please check back for summer 2022 dates.

Academics & Course Offerings

Program suspended for summer 2021. Please check back for summer 2022 course offerings at a later date.

Cost of Attendance

Estimated cost of attendance information is available on the VISP website. The Wisconsin School of Business VISP Thematic Track can offer scholarships to qualified students. Please contact if you are interested in learning more.

Application Instructions

Submit your VISP application and in your essay please include: “I am applying for the Business VISP track.”

Questions? Please contact the VISP coordinators.