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Augustana International & Off-Campus Programs


Augustana has been a leader in faculty-led international experiences for over 40 years.

Trimester Abroad -  Summer Abroad - Exchanges - Internships - Service Learning - Travel Enhanced Courses 

Augustana offers a wide range of international programs.  Some programs are offered each year, while others rotate on a 2 or 3 year cycle.  Program enrollment is offered each Winter for the upcoming year and most programs are open to any Augustana student regardless of major.  Each program can be accessed through the links supplied in the left column.  You can also visit our FAQ site and our pages about financial aid, travel resources and informationa for parents. 

You will also want to visit THIS SITE for information about Augustana's $2,000 grant program, Augie Choice.

It is not too late to sign up to study abroad next year

with these amazing Augustana International Programs

2015 Spring Term in Africa

Spend next Spring living with a family in Ghana, completing an internship in a hospital, school, businessor with an international aid organization, and earn credits in Music (PH), Art (PL) and History (PP) as part of the Spring Term in Africa.  This program includes airfare, housing, family meals, excursions to the ocean, historical sites and a safari, and with Augie Choice this program will cost you less than a standard term at Augustana.

2015 Spring LC in Sri Lanka

Study Buddhism and Ecology on campus next Spring, then jet off to the Indian Ocean in June to complete your studies with three weeks in Sri Lanka.  Imagine hikes in the rainforest, enormous Buddha statues, elephant sanctuaries and temples.  It is much more than a trip, it is a transformative experience that might just change the way you think about the world and your role in it.

2015 Spring Exchanges in Germany and Kobe, Japan

Whether it is studying japanese language in Kobe or giving your major a global outlook in Germany, an exchange might be the right choice for you.  We offer three Spring exchanges (March-June) in Germany with options to study in English, German or a mix of the two.  Our Spring exchange in Kobe offers you the chance to take a full year of Japanese in 1 extended term (April-July).  With both programs you pay standard Augustana tuition and housing is arranged by the local university.  Both programs provide the opportunity to truly immerse yourself in a new culture.

Information on 2015-2016 programs, including summer 2015 will be available soon, with the Study Abroad Fair in October, 2014 and applications open from November 2014 until January 2015.


For All Programs: 

Eligibility requirements may vary. Applications are open to all current Augustana sophomores, juniors, or seniors in solid academic standing (2.00 GPA minimum, 2.50 for exchanges).  Augie Choice funds for all international study programs are available to students following completion of 60 academic credits (typically first available for the summer after the sophomore year.)  Additionally, spring programs with early summer travel and any program on a 3-year rotation are Augie Choice eligible for sophomores (students apply in their first year at Augustana).  Program sites are subject to change and may or may not be repeated in future years.