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 Office assists U.S. and international students as they integrate intercultural experiences in their education at TLU by preparing and supporting students to live and learn in a new culture and reflect on their knowledge and experiences as they return home.
Study Abroad Programs
TLU has programs with over 140 universities in 46 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. “The Arts in Central Europe” covers 27 days in the Czech Republic and Poland, while “Sleeping and Dreaming” includes three weeks of travel to Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary.
TLU is a partner with the University of Evansville in Indiana and its British campus, Harlaxton College. Harlaxton hosts students from various parts of the U.S. to study in a lovely 19th century manor house on 117 acres of gardens, parks and woodlands. The campus is near Grantham, England and just two hours from London by train. Local and visiting professors teach a variety of courses, which include group excursions and independent travel.
Offered in political science, economic policy or journalism, the Washington Semester allows TLU students to enroll in a unique, 16-semester-hour curriculum at the American University in Washington, D.C., involving research, seminars, lectures and on-site meetings with national decision makers, journalists and others involved in reporting or national policy. Filled with weekly seminars from high-profile politicians and requiring at least two days of internship each week, the Washington Semester is an opportunity rich with hands-on experience.