Study Away Programs

Studying away from campus, whether in the United States or abroad, provides experiences and adventures you’ll be able to look back on over a lifetime.

Short-Term Programs

Travel abroad with Elmhurst faculty members and Elmhurst students. Offered during J-Term, Spring Break, and Summer.

2023 Programs

Travel for J-term courses takes place in January. Tuition is included.

Application deadline: October 1, 2022

  • Dates: January 7-29, 2023
  • Summary: An academic / travel experience intended to provide students with first-hand experiences that “bring to life” the materials presented in the classroom and on-site lectures,  activities and site visits during regularly scheduled course meetings.
  • Locations: Australia: Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Cairns
  • Program leaders: Mick Savage, Josh VanArsdall
Cities of England: A City as Text Exploration
  • Dates: January 3-18, 2023
  • Summary: Employing a City as Text™ approach, students will investigate various complex, diverse, and culturally and historically rich British cities.
  • Locations: United Kingdom: London, Liverpool, Chester, York, Bath, Oxford, Stratford-Upon-Avon
  • Program leaders: Mary Kay Mulvaney, Erika McCombs
Mozart, Beethoven, and Beyond: The Music and Culture of Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic
  • Dates: January 2-19, 2023
  • Summary: Experience German-speaking Central Europe through a unique cultural perspective that will engage all of your senses.
  • Locations: Germany: Berlin, Potsdam, Leipzig, Halle, Dresden; Czech Republic: Prague, Czech Republic; Austria: Vienna
  • Program leaders: David DeVasto, Christine Summers
Cultural and Linguistic Immersion in Spain
  • Dates: January 2-24, 2023
  • Summary: Students will travel to Spain’s capital city of Madrid to spend three weeks living with host families and attending morning classes at a language school.
  • Locations: Spain: Madrid, Toledo, Segovia, El Escorial
  • Program leaders: Christopher Travis, Jacob Hill

Students are enrolled for a full semester course during spring, with a required travel component during spring break. Tuition is included.

Application Deadline: December 1

History of Play, Sport, and Pedagogy in Ancient Greece
  • Dates: March 17-26, 2023
  • Summary: With its extraordinary intellectual, educational, cultural and athletic heritage, Greece is rich with opportunities for formal study and experiential learning.
  • Locations: Greece: Aegina, Athens, Hydra, Delphi, Mycenae, Olympia, Paros
  • Program leaders: Therese Wehman, Mick Savage

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Long-Term Programs

  • Long-Term programs are offered during the summer term, fall and spring semesters, or over a full academic year.
  • Students can choose from an array of programs offered through our various partners, including but not limited to, IES Abroad, TEAN, Arcadia, SIT and many more!

Elmhurst College offers a Study Abroad program in Berlin, Germany.

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Explore Our Programs

The Office of Global Engagement administers all domestic and overseas study away programs. We work with students from all academic majors/minors and send students all over the world.

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