Curriculum

The curriculum for EducationUSA Academy at UW-Madison is designed to integrate you into campus and community beyond the classroom, involving classroom learning, community and cultural exploration, service opportunities, and social engagement. Each element of your programming at UW-Madison will contribute to your greater understanding of life in the American higher-education system, including admissions, site tours of various institutions, university success, and campus culture.

Entrepreneurship in Sustainability and Design Examine sustainability issues impacting our globe, engineer a product with your team to address these issues and design a business plan through this interactive, interdisciplinary track that will allow you to tackle real-world problems and learn from faculty and students in a variety of majors.
Academic Preparedness Collaborate with UW-Madison’s writing center to compose and polish an admissions personal statement ready for submission with a university application. Learn tips and tools to prepare for college exams.
Workshops & Seminars Engage with outstanding faculty, organizations, staff, and graduate students on topics to help you succeed in higher education, including writing skills, leadership, team-building, critical thinking, and intercultural communication.
Student Panels Connect with peers on campus in your fields of interest to discuss the student experience and answer your questions from the student perspective.
University Experience Learn about the diverse opportunities for higher education in the U.S., including site tours of various institutions and presentations on admissions and student financial aid.
Present your Business Plan Integrate all of your academic experiences into a lively small group business presentation, sharing your innovative ideas for a sustainable product with your peers.
2020 EdUSA cohort with Bucky Badger statue making W sign
EdUSA 2020 cohort next to The Bean statue in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL
EdUSA 2020 cohort posing on the steps at the Memorial Union making W sign

“I really learned a lot about how university works in the US, and how awesome this university is and that I would really love to study in UW-Madison.”

-Yinare, Chile