Interested in learning how our government works?

Consider a unique summer program in Madison and Washington.

The Washington Seminar, a 3-week summer course led and taught by UW Colleges faculty, provides an up-close and personal view of the workings of government, with access to congressional and executive leaders, lobbyists and other policy-influencers.

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DEADLINE for online enrollment, Wednesday, Febuary 1, 2018
Airfare deposit (approximately $250) due March 1

Earn UW College Credit

Students from all majors are invited to take this hands-on course exploring areas such as the environment, energy, health, the economy, and social justice issues. Students will earn three UW Colleges credits which are easily transferable throughout the UW System.

Program Details

  • Course begins online May 21. Course meets face-to-face on May 29 and ends June 16, 2018
  • Students meet and study in Madison May 30 – June 3 and travel to Washington, D.C., June 3 – June 16 for additional on-site learning. Online course resumes on June 17 and is concluded on July 11.
  • Provided housing at UW-Madison and George Washington University
  • Tuition and fees projected to be under $2,600 (depending on airfare costs and enrollment)
  • Fees will include roundtrip airfare, lodging, most meals, Metro passes and two site trips
  • Scholarships available

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Contact Us About the Summer 2017 Washington Seminar