Each summer, Northwestern College professors lead 2-3 week courses in a variety of disciplines and countries. The trips are tailor-made for NWC students and fulfill the college's cross-cultural general requirement. Departments that have participated in summer study abroad include Theatre, Art, English, Foreign Languages, History, Sociology, Biology, Computer Science, Kinesiology, Psychology, Nursing, Education, and Business & Economics. Summer Study Abroad destinations have included China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Oman, Romania, Russia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, and Turkey.

Students with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (or with the consent of the faculty leader) are eligible
to apply. Most programs are open to freshmen through seniors.

Deposit and Financial Aid
Upon acceptance to a program, a non-refundable $250 deposit will be required to hold a
participant’s spot. Deposits are due March 1. This deposit will be applied to the final program fee. Financial aid, in
the form of loans, may be available. Contact the NWC Financial Aid office for more information. Final payment due May 1.

Passport and Visa
All students must acquire a passport to travel abroad. Participants are responsible for
applying for and obtaining their own passports.


Introducing Summer Study Abroad 2021: