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George Washington University

George Washington University


Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Washington, USA English Law  NACLE


Students come to the George Washington University (GW) because it offers a dynamic community where ideas are exchanged, diversity is valued, and leaders are made.

Located in the heart of Washington, DC since 1821, GW connects students to people and ideas in one of the world's more influential cities. As the largest institution of higher education in the U.S. capital, the university attracts nearly 11,000 undergraduates and 15,000 graduate students from 130 countries around the world. Through the university's partnerships and initiatives, students and faculty enjoy unparalleled access to leaders, practitioners, and resources at top corporations, government agencies, and international organizations, including the World Bank, National Institutes of Health, Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States, and the National Science Foundation.

Important information

  • Special Notes: For information related to on-campus services and resources, see the Upon Arrival Handbook

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

August – December January – May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Office for Study Abroad

University Student Center 505
800 21st St. NW
Washington, D.C.  20052
Phone: (202) 994-1649
Main Email: studyabr [at] gwu.edu
For International Students & International Partners: exchange [at] gwu.edu




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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