France, Ghana, Honduras, Peru—no matter where you choose to go, studying off campus lets you experience the world in a new way. Each program is designed to challenge you academically, culturally, and spiritually. Whether you're studying medicine or global development, art or engineering, you will gain a new perspective that can only be reached by being there.
Semester in Spain 2023 Change
For the spring semester 2023, the Semester in Spain program will be operating in cooperation with the Trinity Christian College Semester in Spain program in Seville. To participate in this program you will still need to begin by completing an application in Horizons. For additional information and details about the program, contact your Spanish advisor or the OCP office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short-term programs are the perfect opportunity to add some adventure to your course schedule. Study tropical ecosystems in Belize or hike through Costa Rica.
Scholarships and grants
Calvin is ready to partner with you to make your study-abroad dreams a reality. Find financial assistance here.
Get all the info you need to apply for any of Calvin's off-campus programs.
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Calvin University Grad Headed to Mexico Through U.S. Fulbright Program
A semester in Honduras was the highlight of Elizabeth Booze's Calvin journey. Now, a few months after she graduates, thanks to receiving a prestigious U.S. Fulbright Student Award, she'll be heading back abroad to teach English as a Second Language.
News & Stories, April 28, 2023
Student documentary helping history come alive
Two Calvin University film and media production students produced "The West Church," a documentary that highlights a partnership in Umm al-Jimal that dates back half a century.
News & Stories, January 10, 2023
How a spring break trip altered a Calvin sophomore’s perspective on justice
Sophomore Gisel Espinoza's service-learning trip to Louisiana over spring break equipped her with skills to “act justly” as an agent of renewal.
News & Stories, March 24, 2022
Calvin partnerships pave paths to med school
This fall, Jacob Charron is headed to Michigan State’s College of Human Medicine; Sam Goorman to Wayne State University; and Vanessa Elliott to the University of Michigan. All three are medical school-bound thanks to partnerships through Calvin University.
News & Stories, June 3, 2021
Fulbright Recognizes Three Calvin Students in Record-Breaking Year
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program had a record high number of applicants this year. Three graduating Calvin seniors stood out among the 11,700+ applicants.
News & Stories, May 27, 2021
Calvin students place in top 10% of worldwide programming competition
A trio of electrical engineering majors at Calvin University tackled 24-hours worth of programming problems and finished near the top of a 3,700-team field.
News & Stories, November 11, 2020
Calvin Remembers Elsa Cortina
Calvin remembers beloved Spanish professor Elsa Cortina. Cortina was the first director of a study abroad program at the university, initiating the Semester in Spain in 1983.
News & Stories, May 27, 2020
Discovering beauty at the intersection of disciplines
Beginning in January 2021, Calvin senior Jason Entingh will be heading to Eastern Europe for six months as an English Teaching Assistant through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. His journey started with a love of language.
News & Stories, April 29, 2020
Present in community
Alumna builds on the strengths of neighbors
Spark, June 15, 2016
Calvin recognized for number of students studying abroad
Calvin second in "Open Doors Report" from Institute of International Education.
Spark, March 15, 2016
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