Student Organizations

UW-Madison’s International Studies Related Student Organizations
Bring your passion outside of the class room! Below is information on student organizations that are inherently internationally/IS-related. Check it out to see if anything interests you – and how you can get in contact with the organization.

If you’d like to add your student org to our list, email us at!

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Unicef (UW-Madison) (Unicef)
Our purpose is to promote awareness of international issues affecting children, advocate for the rights of children and fundraise for the U.S. Fund for Unicef. Through events and various community projects, we encourage the campus to Believe In Zero.

Facebook: Unicef – UW-Madison

Kiran Anjali Project at UW-Madison
This nonprofit raises money to provide the free education of underprivileged girls in South India who are vulnerable to illiteracy and child marriage. At UW-Madison, we raise money and educate org members about the causes and solutions to educational inequality around the world.

Email: Amrita Geddam,

Women in Economics
Women in Economics strives to promote awareness of gender disparities  and barriers within economics and to educate  and improve the community through outreach, mentorships, and by facilitating conversations among women in the field at all levels.

Facebook: Women in Economics in UW-Madison


Global Economic Forum – Madison (GEF)
The Global Economic Forum is a platform for UW students & friends to discuss current events and issues that are of vital importance to the global economy. We host economic forums, networking socials, and annual Future Conferences.

Facebook: Global Economic Forum – Madison

WUD Global Connections (WUD GC)
The committee strives to foster awareness of global issues and cultures to students and staff here at UW-Madison through our fun and informative programming.

Facebook: WUD Global Connections

Friends Across Seas Organization (FASO-UW)
UW students and members of the community combine time and resources to sponsor financially-disadvantaged children in Mancarga, Burkina Faso to go to school.


The Wisconsin International Review (The WIRe)
The Wisconsin International Review is UW-Madison’s premier international magazine, dedicated to providing Wisconsin students the opportunity to publish their own articles on any internationally-oriented subject or region they choose.

Facebook: The Wisconsin International Review

Wisconsin Model United Nations
The mission of Wisconsin Model United Nations is to promote an understanding of how the United Nations functions, where it fits into the international system, and how its capabilities can be used to face challenges, engage in meaningful dialogue, and reach resolutions through cooperation.

Facebook: Wisconsin Model United Nations

Journal of Undergraduate International Studies
The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies, based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, invites reflections on a wide range of academic and creative disciplines from contributors worldwide.

Facebook: JUIS (Journal of Undergraduate International Studies)

Volunteer Abroad

AIESEC Madison

AIESEC-Madison is part of a global youth organization that develops leadership capabilities through international leadership, exchange and internship programs. AIESEC is the world’s largest youth-led org with over 100,000 members in 130 countries and are responsible for spreading awareness of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals among youth.

Facebook: AIESEC United States