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 Peru information meeting
There will be a Semester in Peru information meeting Tuesday October 19 at 10:00 or 3:30 Hiemenga Hall 431.
Fall 2022 Programs are open for applications!
Apply to study in Peru, Ghana, or France! See the list of programs for more information.
Spring Semester Off Campus Programs Orientation
If you have been accepted into a Spring 2022 off-campus program mark your calendar for the mandatory orientation session with the Off Campus Programs office on November 2, 8:45-12:00. We will be meeting at the Bunker Interpretive Center, located in the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve on the east side of campus. Check with your program director. Many programs will have a program-specific orientation that afternoon.
Summer is the perfect time to add some adventure to your course schedule. Study Mexican culture in Yucatan or sustainability in the Netherlands.
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 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
French interim celebrates 50 years of language and learning
This year, the Calvin French interim celebrates its 50th anniversary. Professor Art Otten, chair of the French Department in 1968, decided to organize Calvin’s first-ever interim abroad to Paris and Montpellier.
News & Stories, November 12, 2018
Off-campus programs celebrates 50 years of cross-cultural living and learning
On April 9, 2018, Calvin College celebrated 50 years of off-campus programs, which included an expo where students were invited to explore more than 30 off-campus opportunities for the 2019 school year.
News & Stories, April 27, 2018
Calvin student contributes to reforming Oklahoma's death penalty protocol
In Spring 2017, senior Andrew Oppong pursued his passion of criminal justice reform through the college's Semester in D.C. program.
News & Stories, October 19, 2017
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