The Thematic VISP Track programs are partnerships between the Visiting International Student Program and UW-Madison academic departments. Some Thematic VISP track programs are open only to students pre-selected by the UW-Madison academic department while others are open to any VISP applicant.
What Makes the Thematic VISP Track Different?
Participants in the Thematic VISP Track are admitted both by VISP as well as the academic department hosting the program. Students receive additional advising support from the department, as well as the bulk of their courses guaranteed within that specific academic area. Some of our Thematic Track programs also offer the option to apply for an accelerated graduate degree program at the end of your time in VISP. Learn more about the benefits of participating in our VISP thematic track programs in the video below.