Global Initiatives

Global Learning at UW Bothell

Building on UW Bothell’s institutional commitment to multicultural learning and closely aligned with the 21st Century Plan, Global Initiatives is responsible for developing and implementing an internationalization strategy for UW Bothell, including expanding study abroad, internationalizing the curriculum, developing intercultural competence, advising on international fellowships, highlighting the global dimensions of diversity, encouraging global engagement locally, and managing institutional partnerships worldwide. 

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Study Abroad

Students can earn UW credits towards their degree by studying abroad. All approved programs - ranging from two weeks to an entire year - are eligible for financial aid. Start your adventure now!

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COIL Initiative

COIL courses deepen global engagement in the classroom, without requiring travel abroad, by implementing online collaboration with international partners.

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International Students

Each year, our campus welcomes Huskies from around the world. The Center for International Education guides students from the application process through OPT.

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Travel Resources

The Office of Global Affairs on the Seattle campus oversees important policies and manages resources for UW faculty, students and staff traveling internationally.

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Intercultural Resources

Intercultural competence and cultural humility are crucial frameworks and skillsets for successfully managing a diverse classroom or team. Our collaborative toolkit offers definitions, tools and activities to support instructors and facilitators.


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Contact Us

Natalia Dyba, Director
Student Success Center, UW1-160

Peer Advisors

Virtual advising remains available throughout campus closures.

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