The International Studies Major is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Letters & Science. New students interested in declaring the IS Major should meet with the IS Peer advisor and attend one of our workshops.

Summer Course Lists are now posted!


The Wisconsin Historical Society reading room. (Photo Credit: Jeff Miller)



Summer course lists for the IS Major are now available.




Spring 2015 Walk-In Advising Hours

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Monday 1:00-3:00 PM
Wednesday 1:00-3:00 PM
Thursday 10:00-11:00 AM

Walk-in Declare Me hours are Thursday 10:00-11:00 AM

Walk-in Career Advising is on Monday from 1:00-3:00 PM

You can also make an appointment to meet with an advisor using WisCal.

IS Major + Peace Corps Workshop

Peace Corps Campus Recruiting Office, celebrated Peace Corps members' experiences and sought to encourage new generations of volunteers. Earlier this year, UW-Madison marked a milestone, surpassing 3,000 alumni who have served in the Peace Corps in the program's half-century history. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Peace Corps Campus Recruiting Office, celebrated as  UW-Madison surpassed 3,000 alumni who have served. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

IS Major + Peace Corps workshop is a co-facilitated event with Eric, the UW-Madison Peace Corps representative.  In this workshop you will learn about the application process, academic preparation for a successful Peace Corps experience, and gain answers to frequently asked questions about Peace Corps.


Come join us on Tuesday, February 24th, from 5-6:30 PM in 206 Ingraham Hall!

Career Events

Stay up to date with Career and Internship Events by reading your weekly IS Major e-newsletter!  Also, check our events website for upcoming information.

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Government Careers
New for Spring 2015, Marie Koko will be holding walk-in advising hours in 301 Ingraham on Tuesday from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.

Marie is an L&S Career Services Specialist for government and public service careers.  For more information please click here.

Ambassador Kelly to visit UW-Madison in February
Ambassador Ian Kelly, Diplomat in Residence for the State Department, will be on campus on February 6th. He will be in L&S Career Services, 1305 Linden Dr. Suite 205 from 9AM-12PM on 2/6/15 to chat with any student on a first come/first served basis.  This is  a drop-in informational session for anyone interested in learning more about careers and internships in the State Department.