Study Abroad Opportunities

Application Deadlines:

 Spring Semester 2012 Enrollment:

Spots still open on Reutlingen, Germany program

 

 Fall Semester 2012 Enrollment:

 

Still accepting early applications 

 

 Spring Semester 2013 Enrollment:

 April 1, 2012 (early acceptance deadline)

*some programs have early acceptance deadlines, check each program for specific deadlines

 Semester and Year-Long Programs

 
Program
Internship/Service Learning Opportunity
 Term  Deadline

Language or Special Requirements

 GPA

VU Administered Study Centers

Cambridge, England
  Fall or Spring
 listed above
None - Courses in English  2.75

Hangzhou, China

Extended Brochure
Internship or Service Learning Opportunity Fall only
 listed above
None- Courses in English; Chinese 101 to 310 offered  2.75
Reutlingen, Germany
  Fall or Spring
listed above None - Courses in English; German 101 or 203/204 offered
 2.75
Puebla, Mexico Service Learning Opportunity Fall, Spring or Year
 listed above
Spanish 203, Courses in Spanish and English.   2.75

 Exchange Programs

Anglia Ruskin University, England

Service Learning opportunity

Spring or Year

 listed above
None - Courses in English  3.0

L'University de Cergy-Pointoise, France

  Spring only
 *September 15, 2011
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French
 3.0
La Rochelle International Business School, France
Internship opportunity
Spring only
 *September 15, 2011 (year in advance)
French 203, Courses in French and English  3.0
La Rochelle School of Engineering (VIEP)
Internship Required Year only
 *September 15, 2011 (year in advance)
 VIEP France requirements
 3.0
Ansal Institute of Technology, India   Fall, Spring or Year  listed above None - Courses in English
 3.0
Karunya University, India Service Learning Opportunity
Fall, Spring or Year
 listed above
None - Courses in English  3.0
Kansai Gaidai University, Japan
  Fall, Spring or Year  listed above
None - Courses in English, Beginner's to Advanced Japanese offered  3.0
Tuebingen University, Germany
  Year only

 *December 2011

Equivalent of 4 semesters of college German required and junior status  3.0
Hochschule für Kirchenmusik, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany   Spring only  listed above FLGR 204 and junior status - Courses in German  3.0
Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Service Learning Opportunity
Fall,  Spring or Year
 listed above
None - Courses in English, Beginner's Thai offered  3.0
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Fall, Spring or Year  listed above Equivalent of 4 semesters of college Spanish 3.0
Universidad Vina del Mar, Chile Service Learning Opportunity Fall, Spring or Year  listed above Equivalent of 4 semesters of college Spanish 3.0

Cooperative Agreements

Granada, Spain Service Learning Opportunity
Fall only
 *November 1, 2011 (year in advance) Advanced Spanish and junior status  3.0
Paris, France  Service Learning Opportunity
Spring or Year
 listed above
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French
 3.0
Paris, France - Internship
Internship Required
Fall or Spring
 listed above
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French  3.0
Windhoek, Namibia  (& South Africa)
Internship or Service Learning Opportunity
Fall or Spring
 *recommended early application None - Courses in English  3.0
 Athens, Greece
Service Learning Opportunity
Fall only
 listed above
16 credits of Greek (or 8 cr. Greek + 9 cr. Classic Civalization)  3.0

Non-VU/Independent Program 

Click here to download procedures.

Application Deadline as listed above, 3.0 GPA Required.

Please meet with the Director of Study Abroad Programs to discuss your interest in a non-VU program.  Students must be approved through the Office of International Programs to participate in a non-VU program in order to earn academic credit towards a University degree.  No late applications accepted for non-VU programs.

 Summer Programs

Greece Summer Program - Please contact Prof. Kumpf for more information: michael.kumpf@valpo.edu

China Summer Program -  Please contact Prof.Lin for more information: zhimin.lin@valpo.edu.

Valparaiso, Chile YMCA Summer Internship - Please contact Julie Maddox for more information: julie.maddox@valpo.edu.

 Spring Break Programs

 Costa Rica/Nicaragua Service Learning Trip - Please contact Prof. Amy Cory for more information: amy.cory@valpo.edu 

 Other Opportunities

 Engineers without Borders - Please contact Prof. Gingerich for more information: elizabeth.gingerich@valpo.edu
 Chicago Urban Semester - Please contact Prof. Mike Longan for more information: mike.longan@valpo.edu
 Washington D.C. Semester - Please contact Prof. Larry Baas for more information: larry.baas@valpo.edu
 Semester on United Nations - Please contact Prof. Larry Baas for more information: larry.baas@valpo.edu
 Meteorology/Storm Chasing - Please contact the Department of Meterology at 219-464-5136
 Hawaii Volcano Field Study - Please contact Prof. Janke for more information: ronald.janke@valpo.edu