Study Abroad

Know that you can study abroad at some point during your course of study. Regardless of major, you can spend a semester, full year, or summer term studying in another country. Financial aid is available. Please visit Beth Kagy in the Financial Aid office to find out what aid is available to you.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: SEPTEMBER 30 FOR SPRING, FEBRUARY 28 FOR FALL

Please consider the countless benefits of studying abroad. You will encounter new cultures, mature as a person, become more self-reliant and self-assured, and add the experience to your resume. Employers and graduate schools typically look very favorably upon those who have studied abroad. 

Semester, Year, or Summer Programs

American Junior Year at the University of Heidelberg: Study at Germany’s oldest university. Contact ajy@heidelberg for more information about this program. A summer program in German & European Studies is also available. 

Oxford Study Abroad Programme: Study in England at Oxford University, one of the world’s most famous institutions. You’ll sign up for two or three tutorials, whereby you and your professor meet for weekly conversations to discuss reading and writing assignments. Minimum GPA: 3.3

Spanish Studies Abroad: Study in Seville, Alicante or Barcelona Spain; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Havana, Cuba or Cordoba, Argentina. Contact Dr. Cindy Lepeley for more information on these programs. Minimum GPA: 3.0

Cemanahuac Educational Community: Study in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Contact Dr. Lepeley for more information. Minimum GPA: 3.0

IRSS: Study in England, Scotland, or Ireland. IRSS Director Gloria Vicary visits campus every year (usually in October) to discuss her programs. Minimum GPA: 2.75-3.0 (depending on university). 

There are possibilities for study abroad almost anywhere in the world. Heidelberg has affiliations with programs that offer study in various countries around the world such as American Institute for Forein Study (AIFS), Athena Abroad, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and GlobaLinks

Through these programs, our students have studied in places such as Italy, Australia, South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, England, Turkey, Korea, and Costa Rica. 

For more information, contact studyabroad@heidelberg.edu

Short-Term Study Programs

Heidelberg faculty regularly take classes or groups on trips abroad. In recent years, faculty members have taken students to Italy, Greece, Tuirkey, Germany, Scotland, Belize, Mexico, and Canada.

Should you have questions regarding study abroad please contact me.

Julie Arnold
Director of International Affairs & Studies, Campus Center 324, Heidelberg University
jarnold3@heidelberg.edu,  419-228-2062