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.
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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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
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
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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