Westmont's England Semester

Westmont's England Semester is open to any student (regardless of major) interested in studying British and Irish literature where it was written, and reaches beyond England to Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. All courses will take advantage of these locations to better understand how fictionality and poetics, along with history and culture, contribute to our reading pleasure. Upper-division English and interdisciplinary studies credit is offered. (Fall 2022; open to all majors)

Westmont's Europe Semester

Westmont's Europe Semester offers a broad geographical scope of experience as students and faculty travel and study European culture and history firsthand in its rich heritage and present diversity, with travel to the traditional cultural centers of Europe as well as time in Eastern Europe.  (Selected fall semesters; open to all majors)

Westmont in Northern Europe

Westmont in Northern Europe offers three extended-stay locations in Berlin (Germany), London (England) and Rostrevor (Northern Ireland) where you will experience learning like you've never known. You'll explore issues of conflict and peacemaking through three courses: Studies in World Literature , Philosophical Reflections on Conflict and Peacemaking in Modern Europe, and Encountering the Cultures of England, Ireland and Germany. Students will deepen their encounters with the places and cultures we visit with a course in German language and a PE course in urban and rural fitness walking. All participants are required to take these five courses that fulfill six GE requirements. (Open to all majors)

American University, Brussels, Belgium

Located in the heart of Western Europe, and head of the world’s largest single market with a single currency (the euro), Brussels plays host to some of the most important organizations in the world. Now, through American University’s European Union Semester, you can earn undergraduate credit and gain valuable work experience in the political center of the EU.  In your internship and unique seminar classes, you frequently meet with and talk to practitioners and policymakers from the EU, NATO, and the international community of Brussels. (Open to Political Science majors/minors who have taken POL-122: European Politics only)

American University of Paris

American University of Paris (AUP) is itself a wildly successful experiment in international, interdisciplinary education. AUP brings together all the best elements of the American university model—small, discussion-based classes; a collaborative relationship between students and faculty; a special emphasis on critical thinking and clear communication—with the cultural, social, and professional opportunities of one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities. (Open to E&B majors and Communication Studies majors only -- schedule an appointment to learn about options)

CIEE: Paris

CIEE Contemporary French Studies program offers a flexible curriculum for the study of both French and History for students at all French proficiency levels. The CIEE Global Institute in Paris is within walking distance from the Grands Boulevards, Palais Royal, and the Louvre. Students may select one of six academic tracks: Business; Communications, Journalism & New Media; Global & Community Health; International Relations & Political Science; Language, Literature & Culture; or Sustainability and Environmental Sciences. Students will be asked to select their track during the application process but will be able to select courses from all of the course offerings, regardless of selected track. Most courses are taught in English. Some options to live with French hosts are available. Students with a cumulative 3.0 GPA are eligible. (Open to French or History/Social Science majors/minors only)

Gordon in Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy

Gordon in Orvieto through Gordon College provides a vivid experience of tradition in art, spirituality, worship, and civic life. While living and learning in a newly renovted, 13th century convent, students will experience the slower and simpler rhythms of life in a way that provides time for serious conversation, an experience of traditional liturgies and civic celebrations, and a closer relationship to the land. The curriculum hinges upon the dialogue between the verbal and the visual. For this reason, our location in Orvieto is vital, providing the opportunity to study design, poetry, literature, painting, sculpture, and history from original sources in their original context. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. (Open to all majors).

IAU College, Aix-en-Provence, France

IAU College offers a wide array of disciplines taught in both English and French at various levels of proficiency. Students can enroll in liberal arts courses at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Marchutz School of Fine Arts, the French Honors Program, and the Business Administration Program. Whether in the classroom or while living in homestays, students can expect first-hand interaction with French customs, tradition and culture. (Open to all majors, including French majors and minors)

IES Vienna, Austria

IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music. Vienna is home to an astounding number of legendary composers—from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg. The world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper are just a few of the many leading institutions that help make Vienna a true “city of music”—and make it the perfect location for an engaging study of Music History and Performance. You select your courses from English- and German-taught options. This program is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. (Open to Music majors/minors only)

Kings College London, England

King's College London provides E&B majors with the opportunity to take upper division courses in their major at one of England's oldest and most prestigious university institutions. You can choose courses in the areas of Business Management, Finance & Accounting, and  Politics & Economics plus either a foreign language course or one non-EB course. You will need to navigate a large university's network of services especially in regard to housing and student life. The program is located in the heart of London and is open to juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.3 or higher. (Open to E&B majors only)

SACI (Studio Art Centers International), Florence, Italy

SACI is located in the center of Florence, 50 yards from the central market, 100 yards from the Duomo, and 80 yards from the Medici church of San Lorenzo. The school provides a focused studio art studies program of depth and seriousness of challenge at undergraduate and graduate U.S. university levels. The studio disciplines are to be complemented by courses in the humanities since SACI is convinced that undertaking courses in both areas is essential in the formation of the artist. A wide variety of academic and studio subjects are offered, many at multiple levels. (Open to art/art history majors/minors only) [THE GLOBAL ED OFFICE IS CONFIRMING THAT THE PROGRAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE]

Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, England

Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford (SCIO) is designed for students who want to study intensively and to a high standard. Students develop their academic writing and research skills and explore the disciplines of their choice. SCIO students enroll in a primary and secondary tutorial, an integrative seminar, and the British landscape course. Students group their courses in a concentration so that all elements of their program work together. SCIO is designed for students interested in art history, classics, English language and literature, history, musicology, philosophy, and theology. More recently the program has expanded to include many STEM concentrations including non-lab based biological sciences, computer science, engineering, and physics. 3.7 GPA required to be considered for the program. (Open to all majors)

Semester in Spain, Seville, Spain

Trinity Christian College's Semester in Spain has offered Spanish courses in Seville since 1977. The program combines challenging academic study (beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) with practical opportunities for students to practice what they learn. Its location is designed to provide a rich academic and cultural experience as well as foster lasting relationships between our students and their host families. (Open to Spanish majors/minors only)

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC): The Hague, Netherlands

USAC The Hague (Den Haag) offers the opportunity to enroll in courses in the area of Communication Management through The Hague University's European Studies Programme. You will find that The Hague is a crossroads of cultures with well over one hundred nationalities represented, making your study abroad experience truly diverse. Courses are taught in English. Students are required to take an Introduction to Dutch Culture and Society course, which includes organized fields trips within Netherlands.  (Open to Communication Studies majors/minors only)