IRIS is a National Resource Center for International Studies funded by the U.S. Department of Education. IRIS also comprises and provides coordination and administrative support for Wisconsin’s eight area studies centers, six of which are area National Resource Centers, and for the undergraduate International Studies Major of the College of Letters and Science. IRIS is one the three pillars of the UW-Madison’s International Division, along with International Academic Programs (IAP or Study Abroad) and the International Internship Program (IIP).
African Studies Program / Center for East Asian Studies / European Studies / International Studies Major / Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program / Middle East Studies Program / Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia / Center for South Asia / Center for Southeast Asian Studies
The Global Gateway Initiative is a partnership between International Academic Programs (IAP), the Office of Student Financial Aid, and the Institute for Regional and International Studies, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to increase access to study abroad.
In February and March, our annual series co-sponsored by the UW’s department of Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies presents two highly acclaimed new movies from Colombia (Birds of Passage) and Portugal (the wild Diamantino) and two vintage gems from Cuba (I Am Cuba and Vampires in Havana).
A new report, The Wisconsin Language Roadmap: Investing in Language Education for a World-Ready Wisconsin, provides strategic recommendations and concrete action items for strengthening world language education in the state.