In addition to rigorous study, Calvin offers many opportunities for you to lead student organizations, explore religious centers around the world and gain professional research experience while you are still a student.
Research, Internships and Programs
- The McGregor Summer Research Fellowship » program pairs students in the humanities with professors to conduct scholarly research during the summer.
- The Jubilee Fellows » program accepts twelve juniors each year to explore Christian ministry through study, a summer-long internship and community service.
- Spend a semester or interim in Israel with Jerusalem Univesity College
Semester in Hungary
- You could spend an entire day traversing the seven bridges that span the beautiful blue Danube, connecting one side of Budapest to the other. On your way, you'll see an old-world-meets-new-world city emerging from centuries of foreign invasion and rule.
Semester in Britain
- No matter what major you're pursuing—business, communications, education, English, film, history, information technology, sport and exercise or religion—you'll find classes to take at York St. John University.
IDIS W43 "Tibet: In Search of the Land of Snows"
- Tibet has been long enshrined in the Western imagination as “Shangri-la,” a peaceful, spiritual utopia preserved in its remote Himalayan sanctuary.
REL W40 Israel: Land of the Bible.
- Based in Israel at Jerusalem University College, this course studies the geographical and historical settings of the Bible.
STGH 211 Christianity in West Africa.
- This multidisciplinary interim class will be taught in partnership with Akrofi Christaller Institute located in Akropong, Ghana. The course will expose students to the richness of Ghanaian history, culture (ancient kingdoms, early independence, vibrant ethnic tapestry), and, in particular, religion.
- The Theology Forum provides a place for students to engage in thoughtful exchange, address contemporary and historic issues in the church with peers.
Science and Religion Forum (SCAR)
- Science and Religion Forum (SCAR) is a student-led organization founded and supported by the Templeton Foundation, which intends to cultivate members of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), such as Calvin College, to be places of academic inquiry regarding thinking critically about the ramifications of the interactions between Science and Religion.