• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Biosciences, business, Center for Lifelong Learning, chemistry, computer science, Earth and ocean science, engineering, English and communication, history and archeology - ancient history, journalism, media and cultural studies, mathematics, music, physics, politics (based in School of European Studies), psychology, religious and theological studies, social sciences, Welsh

Classroom Language



Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early October - Mid-June
Fall: Early October - Late January**
Spring: Late January - Mid-June

**The Fall Semester at Cardiff University ends at the end of January, with exams taking place in January. However, all teaching finishes before winter break. Alternative assessment methods may apply for Fall students who will not be returning for exams after winter break. This depends on the modules chosen. Students interested in Fall semester only must check with the Cardiff Study Abroad Office to see if the modules they choose have alternative assessment.

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Fall 2018-19  3/9/2018
Year 2018-19  3/9/2018
Spring 2018-19  9/7/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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Wales, Cardiff
Cardiff University

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Cardiff University's commitment to innovation and excellence combined with its outstanding central location at the heart of the city's elegant civic centre make it an excellent choice for study abroad students. Cardiff, with the vibrancy of the city and its friendly, down-to-earth nature, is one of the finest places to study in the UK.

Since 1883 Cardiff has established itself as one of Britain's leading universities. It is an internationally-renowned university which attracts students and staff from throughout the UK and from more than 100 overseas countries.

Cardiff is internationally recognized as being among the very top tier of Britain's research intensive universities and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading universities. Research is undertaken in all 28 academic schools and the vast majority of the University's academic staff is working in areas which are acknowledged by independent assessors as undertaking work of national and international significance.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate a new educational system and new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in Psychology
  • Observe Welsh perspectives on academic disciplines