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Faculty Resources for Going Abroad

Interested in teaching, researching or leading programs abroad?

International education is an integral and vital component of university life, and its importance continues to expand. UW- Eau Claire encourages the professional development of faculty and staff through international opportunities which enriches on-campus curricula, and the development of study abroad programs that meet the academic needs of students. The Center for International Education facilitates faculty opportunities to teach, conduct research or lead study programs.

For more details including which international programs are currently accepting teaching applications and how to apply click below.

Teach Abroad Opportunities 

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is committed to providing a broad spectrum of international experiences to the UWEC and UWEC-BC community. At the same time, in the face of the safety risks in the world, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is committed to protecting the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff. In order to help protect our students and employees, the Travel Advisory Resources and Policy has been developed to provide a consistent set of standards. This document refers to the U.S. State Department Travel Advisories and Center for Disease Control warning system, which are foundational in guiding decisions on international travel for student and faculty/staff. Under the policy, student travel to countries under U.S. State Department Level 4-Do Not Travel is not allowed, and student travel to countries under U.S. State Department Level 3-Reconsider Travel and CDC Watch Level-3 Avoid Nonessential Travel requires a review and approval through the University Travel Risk Committee. The full document is available at: . Faculty/staff with questions are encourage to contact University Risk Management and Safety or the Center for International Education.

To read the full UWEC Travel Policy click here

CISI Insurance is a UW-System mandate for all students going on university related business abroad. Faculty and staff are encouraged to obtain CISI coverage for university related travel abroad.

Days of Coverage Cost
1-8 days $10
9-15 days $18
16-22 days $27
23+ days $35/month

To sign up for the CISI Insurance plan please follow these steps:

Send template along with the following information to Jackson Schmidtke:

  • Date of departure
  • Date of arrival back in the United States
  • Destination country and cities
  • Account to chargeback insurance premiums

Contact Jackson Schmidtke with any questions.
Phone: 715-836-4411

Insurance plan information:

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