Travel and Work in the Francophone World

International exchange programs offer incredible opportunities to see and study the world for students, faculty and professionals. A leader in the promotion of study and work abroad, UW-Madison supports thousands of scholars each year in their pursuit of international endeavors.  The CIFS is dedicated to helping scholars connect with an international network of francophone and francophile researchers who are leaders in their respective fields.

Students and professionals in all fields can benefit from the cultural awareness that comes with international study.  Check out the many opportunities below to expand your professional network and explore new resources for your research.

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Undergraduate Opportunities

UW-Madison can connect you with opportunities across the Francophone world. Visit Study Abroad and International Academic Programs for more information. Remember that UW-Madison also offers Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships!

Working Abroad after Graduation

Have you ever wanted to work in France? Maybe the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is for you!

Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. These grants are open to recent graduates, graduate students or young professionals.

Graduate Study with an Internship Abroad: The PFMP

UW-Madison is home to a special graduate program tailored to students looking to combine their professional interests and their skills in French. Students in the Professional French Masters Program have worked in Cameroon, France, Quebec and in other areas of the francophone world.

Graduate Fellowships

Are you a graduate student preparing for field work abroad? The Chateaubriand Fellowship and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award can support your progress.

Professional Development

Would you like to do a research or professional residency abroad? Check out the possibilities offered by IMéRA and the Camargo Foundation.