Why Madison?

Madison is a beautiful, welcoming Midwestern city located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. We are home to Wisconsin’s Capital as well as a host of beaches, museums, restaurants, bike paths, and more! The University of Wisconsin Madison is widely known and globally recognized for its academics. Find out more at https://www.wisc.edu

As a student at WISLI, you are also a UW-Madison student for the summer. The segregated fees (included in tuition) enable you to access an array of resources.

Students can utilize:

*Please note, this list is not exhaustive. More resources can be found on the resource page: https://wisli.wisc.edu/resources/

90% of students in WISLI programs who took an OPI gained at least one sub-level following the program

Students from over 100 different institutions participated in WISLI programs in 2018

People sit at terrace and watch a movie

UW Madison ranked 2nd among public universities for innovative language learning (2018)

the sun sets over the piers