University of Wisconsin–Madison

Welcome to UW-Madison’s English as a Second Language Program. Our mission is to support the University’s international students. We provide a wide range of ESL courses for undergraduate and graduate students and for non-degree students looking for a full-time intensive program. We also train international teaching assistants become more effective teachers and prospective ESL teachers who desire TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification. Our program also supports the University’s community and international outreach goals. Our website provides details on the offerings that best meet your needs. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have.