Our partners can send their students to study abroad at our international campuses
The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program creates partnerships between Webster University and U.S. universities to provide access to our global campus network. Founded in 1915, Webster is an independent nonprofit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, and in a robust learning environment online. With its main campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe.
About WINS Programs
|Alliant International University||San Diego, California|
|Avila University||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Ball State University||Muncie, Indiana|
|Barry University||Miami Shores, Florida|
|Berkeley College||West Paterson, New Jersey|
|Bethany College||Bethany, West Virginia|
|Campbell University||Buies Creek, North Carolina|
|Carroll University||Waukesha, Wisconsin|
|Centenary University||Hackettstown, New Jersey|
|Central Washington University||Ellensburg, Washington|
|Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS)||Mexicali, Mexico|
|Columbia College||Columbia, Missouri|
|Eastern Illinois University||Charleston, Illinois|
|Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)||Tallahassee, Florida|
|Fontbonne University||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Gardner-Webb University||Boiling Springs, North Carolina|
|Geneva College||Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania|
|Georgian Court University||Lakewood, New Jersey|
|Goucher College||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Hamline University||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Harris-Stowe State University||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Kansas State University||Manhattan, Kansas|
|Kent State University||Kent, Ohio|
|King's College||Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|
|Lake Forest College||Lake Forest, Illinois|
|Marist College||Poughkeepsie, New york|
|Marymount University||Rancho Palos Verdes, California|
|Millikin University||Decatur, Illinois|
|Missouri Baptist University||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Missouri Southern State University||Joplin, Missouri|
|Northeastern University||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Point Loma Nazarene University||San Diego, California|
|Sacred Heart University||Fairfield, Connecticut|
|Sage College of Albany||Albany, New York|
|Spelman College||Atlanta, Georgia|
|St. Ambrose University||Davenport, Iowa|
|Saint Louis University||St. Louis, Missouri|
|St. Norbert University||De Pere, Wisconsin|
|St. Olaf College||Northfield, Minnesota|
|Salve Regina University||Newport, Rhode Island|
|South Dakota State University||Brookings, South Dakota|
|Southwest Minnesota State University||Marshall, Minnesota (Summer Special Programs)|
|State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo||Geneseo, New York|
|Tiffin University||Tiffin, Ohio|
|Transylvania University||Lexington, Kentucky|
|Trine University||Angola, Indiana|
|Tuskegee University||Tuskegee, Alabama|
|University of Massachusetts Amherst||Amherst, Massachusetts|
|University of the Pacific||Stockton, California|
|Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC) members including: Christopher Newport University, College of William and Mary, Eastern Shore Community College, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Hampton University, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Paul D. Camp Community College, Regent University, Thomas Nelson Community College, Tidewater Community College and Virginia Wesleyan University|
Established over 15 years ago, the WINS program was designed to provide international education experiences for U.S. undergraduate students across multiple institutions. King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was the first WINS partner. Webster University has always worked to meet an unmet need in higher education, and the WINS program continues in this important tradition.
Webster's mission is to ensure "high quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence." Founded in 1915 in St. Louis, Missouri, by Sisters of Loretto, a Catholic religious organization, Webster College (originally named Loretto College) was one of the first Catholic women's colleges west of the Mississippi River. Webster was progressive for its time, providing higher education to women, and has continued this spirit while expanding programs around the world. For a look at the program offerings, visit the Study Abroad website, or browse through our WINS catalog online.See the WINS Catalog
- Access to high-quality, U.S. and internationally accredited coursework.
- Direct tuition assistance.
- Personalized attention and assistance from our Study Abroad staff.
- Professional development and faculty mobility opportunities including the annual WINS reception at NAFSA, campus-specific webinars and more.
- Streamlined student application process for each Webster program.
- Attendance at biennial WINS site visit and conference — hosted at a Webster campus internationally and providing opportunities for professional development, program improvement, networking and more.
- $1,000 travel award for each accepted student.
The WINS Travel Award is designed to increase the international opportunities for WINS students, who choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at our campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; Vienna, Austria; Leiden, the Netherlands; Athens, Greece; Accra, Ghana; and our exchanges in China, England, Italy, Mexico, and Japan.
The award is only offered to students that are degree-seeking at an institution that is a member of the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) and meet all eligibility and conditions of the award. The WINS Travel Award is provided directly to accepted affiliated student and covers up to $1,000 toward the round-trip coach airline ticket. The award can be used for this Summer, Fall or Spring terms. Webster's Office of Study Abroad will coordinate with the travel agency and serve as liaison between the WINS student and the agency on all ticketing.
This award is not guaranteed and applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and conditions to receive the award. Please refer to the WINS form (Study Abroad application) for complete listings of all eligibility requirements and conditions of the award.
To meet minimum eligibility requirements students must:
- Be a degree-seeking student of a member of the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS).
- Be accepted into a Webster University study abroad program at an international location.
- Be in good academic, social and financial standing.
- Not receive tuition remission or tuition exchange benefits from Webster University.
To meet the conditions of the award students must:
- Obtain their airline round-trip ticket from TravelPlex, Webster University's travel agency.
- Pay for any amount over $1,000 toward the airline ticket.
- Maintain good academic, social and financial standing throughout the study abroad experience.
- Successfully complete a minimum of one term (earn at least six credit hours) abroad as a full-time equivalent student.
Noncompliance with the conditions of the award may result in revocation of the award. If a student withdraws early or does not successfully complete the term abroad with Webster University as required by the University, the amount of the WINS Travel Award may be charged to the student's account.
The student is financially responsible for any change fee and/or re-booking which may be made to the airline ticket. If possible, students will be booked on flights with other study abroad students to ensure timely arrival and travel support from the local campus.
Webster Geneva, Summer Dance Program
Webster Vienna, WINS Student Testimonial
Our staff regularly attend international education conferences, events and training. We meet up with WINS partners during events including the Forum on Education Abroad, Generation Study Abroad and NAFSA. Two ongoing events for our WINS members include:
WINS at NAFSA
Each year during the NAFSA conference, WINS holds an evening networking reception for current and interested partner institutions. This lively and informal event is a great way to learn about the program, meet staff and mingle with colleagues from a diverse range of institutions. The event is held on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m.
Every two years, the WINS conference is held at a different Webster international campus. The conference is designed to provide in-depth understanding of Webster's study abroad programming and to facilitate deeper collaborations between and amongst WINS participants and Webster staff.
Past WINS Conferences
- 2019 – Vienna, Austria: Our 2019 WINS conference was held June 24-27, 2019, in Vienna, Austria. Participants learned about Webster's international campuses amidst the stunning architecture of the Imperial Palace, the State Opera House, the Kirche am Steinhof and the Kuncsthistorisches Museum.
- 2017 – Leiden, Netherlands
- 2015 – Athens, Greece
- 2011 – Geneva, Switzerland
- 2009 – London, England
- 2007 – Leiden, Netherlands
“What I loved was that everyone on the program was very friendly. I made lots of friends, and the staff and faculty were really welcoming. Athens is an easy place to love. Overall, I had an amazing experience.”
“It was valuable to see up close the culture that influenced so much of the modern world, and draw comparisons between the Greek culture and my own. It changed the way I see many aspects of my own culture.”
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