International Summer

International Summer is an opportunity for visiting undergraduate and graduate students to engage in coursework at GW and be part of an international community. Participants can look forward to:

  • academic excellence and programs of global importance
  • a diverse and intellectual community
  • an immersive American university experience
  • study opportunities enhanced by GW's proximity to and collaboration with international development organizations, government agencies, embassies, museums and performing art venues
  • extra-curricular activities, including visits to historic sites, museums, parks and sporting events

International Programs for High School Students

Our Pre-College Program provides a variety of summer options for international high school students who are interested in previewing the college experience in the heart of Washington, D.C.

Spend Your Summer in the Center of It All


Join Us this Summer for a University Experience

Summer programs offer international students an immersive American university experience at the center of the nation’s political, intellectual and cultural activity.



Experience Washington, D.C.

Summer in D.C.

GW’s location in Washington, D.C. allows students to get a hands-on, immersive experience at the center of one of the world’s most politically, culturally and intellectually-charged cities.

Learn more about living in Washington, D.C. for the summer


Group of students posing for a photo during a visit to the World Bank

Visit D.C.'s Major Institutions

You will have the opportunity to visit major institutions that are world leaders in their fields, such as the World Bank or the National Institute of Health.

Brazilian students posing in front of the World War 2 Memorial

Immerse Yourself in U.S. History & Culture

Washington, D.C. is home to many world-renowned museums, as well as many of the United States’ national monuments and memorials. Experience U.S. history and culture firsthand while visiting these impressive sites.


International Student Experiences