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Semester Abroad

Enrich your education by studying abroad! Spend a semester earning credits toward your major or taking Gen Ed courses in the context of another culture. Visit new places, meet new people, and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Salzburg, Austria

What better way to study the art, music, and history of Europe than living in the very heart of it? Semester and summer programs at Salzburg College are available for students of all majors. Take field trips to parts of Austria and Germany and enjoy three-day weekends to explore all the Continent has to offer!

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Oxford, England

Looking for academic rigor and intellectual challenge? Apply for the Scholars' Semester in Oxford. You’ll go head-to-head with some of the greatest Western scholars of our day at the historic Oxford University.

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Or, join for a session in the Oxford Summer Programme to sharpen your thinking and defend your beliefs as you learn about the relationship between Christianity and the British Isles. Take advantage of this unique location to visit other amazing cultural and historical landmarks in the UK and Europe before returning home!

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Amman, Jordan

Experience the Middle East like you never thought possible! This Best Semester “immerses students in the daily life, language, food, culture, religion and politics of one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world. Learn firsthand from locals how to work, play, and serve in the Middle East as you become their neighbor—and soon, their family—while learning adventurously at MESP.”

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Klaipėda, Lithuania

If traveling to far-flung corners of the globe is your thing, head to the Baltic state of Lithuania for a semester! Take classes in English at LCC International University with students from over 30 different countries. Discover an appreciation for Eastern Europe through field trips and weekend excursions with your classmates. Take advantage of the unique opportunities to learn about art, history, culture, philosophy, religion and literature from a different perspective.

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Spain (Semester in Avila)

This program is geared toward Spanish majors and minors. A semester in Avila gives you an immersive experience in Spanish language and culture that goes beyond the classroom. You’ll live with a host family, take regular classes in Spanish, and enjoy weekends off to explore the Spanish countryside or tour other parts of Europe.

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Washington, D.C., USA

If you have a desire to bring about change and make an impact on our nation at the highest levels, join the American Studies Program with Best Semester! Engage in community building and public policy through practical internships, service opportunities, and meetings with policymakers.

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If you are a current student and ready to apply, click here to access the Intranet for the application process.