Florence Semester

Sam Fox School architecture, art, communication design, and fashion design undergraduate students are studying in Florence, Italy. Photo: field trip to Venice.

Florence Semester Program

The Global MedPrep Scholars Program

Students have the opportunity to spend their fall semester in Shanghai, China's largest city and one of the world's greatest cultural and financial centers.

Global MedPrep Program

McDonnell Academy

Our lead international initiative educates future leaders from around the world and creates a global network of research and scholars.

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Making an Impact

Scholars at Washington University are taking aim at one of the most pressing issues facing children and adults alike – proper nutrition.

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Study Abroad

Drawing from an elite global network of partner institutions, Washington University in St. Louis connects faculty and students through research, field work, language study and service around the world.

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Washington University in St. Louis creatively addresses and explores the opportunities and challenges of our global society through international collaborations, education, research and partnerships.



The University of Liverpool Program in International Public Administration – Timothy Parsons, PhD

“As a substantial number of International and Area Studies majors at Washington University aspire to careers in international government and non-government organizations, the primary goal of the Liverpool Program is to provide these students with an opportunity to acquire demonstrable expertise and credentials in International Public Administration.”

Experts, Administrators, and Soldiers: Governance and Development in Post-Colonial Africa (PDF)

Parsons Research Description