Domestic Programs


Study Abroad Programs

Belgium - Vesalius College, Brussels, Belgium

Fall, spring

Language: English, with French and Dutch language study and French literature taught in French

Eligibility requirements: gpa 2.7, junior or senior standing; French or Dutch language study recommended; prior coursework in your field strongly recommended.

Housing: Vesalius assists students in arranging housing, home stays available.

Details: Small English language liberal arts college, courses in business, international relations and communications (few advanced courses available) and established internships in Brussels for credit; study with local and international students; rich cultural environment; access to major university libraries in a key hub of the European Union, international diplomacy and commerce; high prevalence of English makes this a poor destination for language immersion. 


Chile – ISEP:  Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

Fall, spring

Language: Spanish

Eligibility requirements: 5 semesters Spanish for integrated classes; 2.75 gpa

Housing: Host family in Viña del Mar

Details: Core courses in Spanish literature, conversation, and composition for foreigners at multiple levels, as well as area studies courses.  General curriculum is available to students with adequate Spanish proficiency, determined by a placement examination.  Community engagement opportunities available.


Spain – CIEE: Madrid

Fall, spring

Language: Spanish

Eligibility Requirements: 6 semesters college Spanish or equivalent, 3.0 gpa in Spanish classes

Housing: Host family or furnished apartment

Details: Courses in journalism and internship options in media.


Turkey – Yeditepe University, Istanbul

Exchange, spring or academic year

Language: English

Eligibility requirements:  Previous coursework relative to the understanding of Turkey.

Housing: Shared rooms with bath, mini refrigerator and phone in University residence halls; linens are provided; students provide own meals at university cafeterias, snack bars and restaurants.

Details: Study in English with local and international students; courses from wide range of university offerings including the faculties of arts and sciences, fine arts including theatre, and economics and political science; university located on the European side of Istanbul in the heart of the city; easy access to public transportation.


United Arab Emirates – ISEP: American University of Sharjah

Spring only

Language: English.  Courses in Arabic language at all levels are available.

Eligibility requirements: 2.75 gpa.  Some courses may require prior coursework.  

Housing: Double-occupancy dorms.  Students prepare their meals or purchase meals on campus
Details: Communications department includes courses on print journalism and public relations.  Unique course offerings include Islamic Finance, Islamic Art & Architecture, Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, History of material culture in the Arabian Gulf region. Additionally, courses in Arabic translation, literature and poetry are offered in both Arabic (for native or native-level speakers) and English.           

United Kingdom – University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Fall, spring

Language: English

Eligibility requirements:  3.0 gpa, previous study in your field, coursework relative to the understanding of Scotland

Housing: University assists students find housing in halls of residence or student flats, students provide own meals.

Details: Program available in film, television and communication; study with local and international students, wide variety of first and second year courses available, third year courses possible in major with background; classes for study abroad students in: arts, biomedical and life sciences (including a short course in clinical Human Anatomy for students planning to attend medical school), information and mathematical sciences, business and social sciences, physical sciences; lectures and tutorials, some art classes available in the Glasgow School of Art. Some year-long classes not open to spring semester students.


Domestic Programs

Washington Semester- American University, Washington DC

Fall, spring

Eligibility requirements:  Nomination from home school, strong academic record; introduction to world politics or similar coursework.

Housing: Dormitories on the AU Tenley Campus; choose meal plan.

Details: Journalism program focuses on print, broadcasting and new media and includes full immersion into the communications and political environment of Washington, DC; study with U.S. and international students; Seminar (some include overseas study travel), Internship, Research Project; expert guest speakers; meetings with policy makers; special topics vary from year to year.d



D:  Direct enrollment in a university as a visiting student

Ex: Enrollment in a university as an exchange student

P:  Provider program.  Program organized for students attending U.S. colleges and universities.

Non-tuition educational expenses:  Cost of room and board compared to Beloit College. Other expenses to consider:  airfare, local transportation, visas, health insurance, immunizations, books, student activity fees, recreational travel and other activities.

Last updated: 8/10