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For in-depth information about a particular program, click on the program links below. If you attend a New American Colleges and Universities Study Abroad institution, simply click on the link to your institution on the left side of this page to send an email to your campus rep. Tell them you're interested in our Study Abroad program, and they'll get you started!

Additional Programs

Additional Programs are semester or term and year-long study abroad opportunities available through our Study Abroad institutions. Additional Programs may or may not have components such as internships, field study, guided travel, and/or service learning, and have not reserved places for our Study Abroad students. The costs of these programs vary, as does availability. You can find out about these opportunities by clicking the “additional programs” link for the institution in the column to your left in which you are interested.


Hangzhou, China – sponsored by Valparaiso University
Located only two hours from Shanghai by train, Hangzhou is a former dynastic capital known for its industry and agriculture, silk and tea products, and tourism. Study Chinese language, culture, and civilization (taught in English) while at Zhejiang University, and even embark on tours of China, including the Great Wall. Additional courses are available, and internships and English teaching assignments may be possible. No language requirement. Apply by March 31 for Fall.

Cambridge, England - sponsored by Valparaiso University
Study at Valparaiso’s own study center in Cambridge (not affiliated with Cambridge University). Courses include British Life & Culture, Art Appreciation, English History & Culture, Theology—Early Christian Centuries, and America & Americans Through British Eyes. Apply by March 31 for Fall or by October 1 for Spring.

Cologne, Germany – sponsored by Hamline University
The Hamline University/CBS partnership is a semester-long program, offered by the Hamline University in partnership with the Cologne Business School. Students who participate in the program during Fall Semester will enroll in a 4-credit course "The European Political Framework," which will consist of two parts: "EU Law and Institutions" and "EU Policies." Students who participate in the program during Spring Semester will enroll in a 4-credit course "Introduction to European Business," Consisting of the two parts "Economic Geography of Europe" and "European Economic History." Additionally, students will enroll in two 4-credit elective courses at the Cologne Business School and one 6-credit course in German Language. Summer internship option is available. No previous German language experience required. Apply by November 7 for Spring.

Reutlingen, Germany - sponsored by Valparaiso University
Study on campus at the Hochschule Reutlingen/ Reutlingen University. Reutlingen is a town of about 95,000 located in the southwestern part of Germany, near the major city of Stuttgart. It is located between the Black Forest and the Swabian Jura, both areas of geographical interest and beauty. Course offerings include German Life & Culture, Beginning German, Conversation/Composition, European Art & Architecture, International Trade, and Luther & Bach. No previous study of German is required. Apply by March 31 for Fall or by October 1 for Spring.

Trier, Germany - sponsored by Hamline University
Trier, the oldest city in Germany, hosts one of the country’s best universities. The liberal arts and social sciences are predominant at Trier University, with particularly strong offerings in business administration, economics, geography/geosciences, history, international relations, languages, linguistics, applied mathematics, political science, law and psychology. Interdisciplinary focal points of teaching and research are European studies, East Asian studies, environmental studies, information and communication, women and gender studies, and public health. Students must have already studied German for at least two years. Fall, Spring, Year. Applications accepted on a "Rolling Admission" basis as can be accommodated.

Trinidad & Tobago – sponsored by Pacific Lutheran University
Study in one of the world's most ethnically and culturally diverse societies. In the Caribbean Culture & Society course examine and participate in the traditions of Carnival as well as up-close observations of a broad range of other island festivals. Related program excursions include visits to mosques, temples, and the rain forest of Tobago. In addition students take two courses from a wide range of offerings at the University of the West Indies, and become involved in a local community through a service-learning experience. This spring semester program is ideal for most majors, ranging from math and other sciences to literature and humanities. No language requirement. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors eligible to apply. Spring Semester deadline: March 15, 2013. View Brochure.

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