Study Abroad

The Center for Global Programs is dedicated to helping students find study abroad programs that offer options to support spiritual growth and future career goals.

There are study abroad options for all majors. Our dedicated staff will work with you to find courses that can fulfill degree requirements.

Northwestern has partnered with numerous program partners to offer study abroad options for any major.

All majors can study for a summer or semester with one of Northwestern’s featured program partners.

Faculty-Led and Short-Term Options

  • Experience a “Maymester” in England, Northern Ireland, or Greece (All Majors)
  • Faculty Led “Maymester” options that vary year to year in location and discipline

American College of Greece

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The ancient and modern city of Athens offers a perfect location to study abroad at the American College of Greece (ACG). The suburban setting in one of the most exciting cities in the world is a great place to learn and explore all Greece has to offer. The American College of Greece offers so many courses that align well with UNW majors, making it easy to find a full semester or summer worth of credits toward your degree. The AGC international student office supports UNW students from the beginning with visa support, course registration, pre departure and onboarding orientations. Once on campus students have full access to clubs, theater, athletics, facilities, and more. Excursions to ancient Delphi, a downtown tour of Athens, and a trip to a Greek Island are included in the cost. Student dorms are top-notch with singles or doubles to choose from. The list of benefits goes on and on! Reach out to the Global Programs office to learn more and see how ACG might be the perfect place for you to study abroad.

LCC International University Lithuania

What makes this program unique? Faith-based, great location, diverse student body, affordable, and friendly, LCC University is this and more. Located in the quaint city of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea, LCC not only offers excellent accommodations and courses, but also a living stipend and excursions included in the program.

Popular courses and majors: LCC International is a faith-based diverse university with many classes that align well with UNW curriculum. Popular majors include Business, Communications, Psychology, and International Studies. Spiritual Formation and Theology courses are also offered every semester, making it easy for UNW students to get the Core courses they need to stay on track for graduation.

Liverpool Hope University, England

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As the only Catholic and Protestant combined University in Europe, students can grow in their faith while studying many disciplines.

  • Located in Liverpool, soccer, art and music create a lively culturally rich city to live and explore.
  • Affordable, laidback and friendly.
  • Popular course offerings include theology, marketing, health and environmental sciences, psychology, and education.
  • Service oriented volunteering at Strawberry Fields and other local non-profits make this a unique learning environment.
  • Semester and short term summer Maymester options

Semester in Spain

Semester in Spain (SIS) is a program of Trinity Christian College for UNW students to study in Seville, Spain. Students learn in an academic Spanish immersion program that incorporates faith and learning. Students live with host families and enjoy the best of Spain through excursions and events hosted by the SIS program.

Students International in Costa Rica

  • A semester of ministry and cultural exploration in the beauty and diversity
  • Earn 18 college credits with courses taught by both Costa Rican and U.S. professors
  • Course instruction, student assignments, and host family interactions are all entirely in Spanish