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Semester Abroad

You have a great opportunity to spend a semester abroad through any of the following programs.

Click on a location below to learn more about each opportunity.

Brisbane, Australia

The Australia Studies Centre (ASC) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 

Details:

  • A cultural studies program with an arts emphasis
  • Based in Sydney, Australia
  • Designed to provide undergraduates of all majors and career interests with opportunities to participate in Sydney's art culture
  • Educates students in Indigenous affairs and Australia's role as a global economic power

More information.

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Salzburg, Austria

Students have the opportunity to study at Salzburg College in Salzburg, Austria.

Details:

  • International education programs in the American academic tradition of the liberal arts
  • Variety of courses in English
  • Live with a host family
  • Experience the rich culture and traditions of Mozart’s birthplace
  • Small classes
  • Professors encourage students to integrate their academics with experiences in Europe

More information.

Xiamen, China

The China Studies Program (CSP) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 

Details:

  • Interdisciplinary semester program
  • Hosted by Xiamen University in southeastern China
  • Students will learn about Chinese culture, religion, politics and economics and the role of China as it grows as a world power

More information.

Avila, Spain

IEMA was created to provide a semester in Spain for students working toward a major, minor, or concentration in Spanish.

Details:

  • Living with a Spanish host family
  • Language, history and cultural classes taught in Spanish
  • Courses specifically designed and managed by Roberts Spanish Department Chair, Dr. Maria Villodre
  • Students may receive 19 credits through this program

Coimbatore, India

The India Studies Program (ISP) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Details:

  • Based in Tamil Nadu province
  • Be immersed in a local community
  • Receive broad exposure to a variety of peoples, places and customs in India
  • Be exposed to a range of issues such as poverty, social justice, rapid social change, and religious pluralism
  • The program includes an extensive two week travel portion

More information.

Jamaica

This program was initiated for eligible juniors and seniors seeking a study abroad experience in the Caribbean. 

 

Details:

  • Based at Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS)
  • Useful for students majoring in Religion-Philosophy, Contemporary Ministries, and Biblical Studies
  • Open to students from all majors
  • Courses are taught in English
  • Housing in campus dormitories is provided. 

San José, Costa Rica

The Latin American Studies Program (LASP) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. 

Details:

  • Based in Costa Rica
  • Learn Spanish as well as Latin American culture, politics, religion, economics, history, and ecology
  • Opportunity to live with host families
  • Engage in service learning
  • Enjoy time to travel to other Central American countries.  

More information.

Klaipėda, Lithuania

Details:

  • Based at LCC University
  • See 4 countries in 4 months: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Russia
  • Study from a selection of courses taught in English
  • Live in campus housing with European roommates
  • Get to know the local community members while you experience the urban setting of Klaipeda   

More information.

Amman, Jordan

The Middle East Studies Program (MESP) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Details:

  • Based in Israel
  • Study culture, religion, economics, and politics in the Middle East
  • Learn about the global dimensions of the Islamic faith
  • Understand the complex issues surrounding current regional conflicts and ongoing efforts toward achieving a lasting peace in the Middle East
  • Learn about the history of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish relations in the Middle East

More information.

Oxford, England

The Oxford Programs are offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Details:

  • Choose from a variety of programs and services in Oxford
  • Coordinated by the centre for Scholarship & Christianity In Oxford, the UK arm of the Council
  • SCIO provides teaching, service, and support for The Scholars' Semester in Oxford

More information.

Kampala, Uganda

The Uganda Studies Program (USP) is offered through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Details:

  • Based at the Uganda Christian University Honours College
  • Courses taught by local faculty
  • Topics such as Christianity and Islam in Contemporary Africa, African Literature, and East African History
  • Learn about African life
  • Opportunities to engage in home stays, travel, service learning and daily interaction with Honours College students

More information.

Non-Roberts Programs

Students may choose to study abroad with an independent program provider if one of the Roberts programs does not meet their criteria.