Part of being a TLU student means exploring beyond the comforts of home and familiar culture.
Each student is challenged to Learn Boldly and for many, that includes studying abroad. Grasping the intricacies of experiencing and interacting with different cultures, languages, people and places prepares students to delve into their next life adventure after graduation. TLU's study abroad program is designed to enrich lessons in and outside of the classroom and produce more understanding, empathetic and worldly individuals ready to Live to Inspire.
The International Education department strives to enhance the value of the liberal arts education through international experiences and global education. To stimulate interest in international perspectives and to heighten students’ global understanding, TLU offers several study abroad programs in a wide variety of locations. The International Education staff advises students regarding the various study abroad programs, assists with the application procedures, and provides pre-departure orientations and a post-return reorientation class.
Study Abroad Programs
TLU has programs with over 200 universities in 54 countries on six continents. In addition to coursework, many programs also offer service learning opportunities, internships and summer terms.
A variety of periodic study abroad programs are offered through TLU. These are typically two- to four-week programs led by a professor in May or June. Past programs have included: Kinesiology to Norway, Dramatic Media & Psychology to Greece, Economics to Ecuador and Biology to Belize.