Calvin-endorsed programs: Level I
If you participate in a Level I non-Calvin semester program, you are eligible to receive 100% of the Calvin financial aid (e.g. departmental scholarships, Knollcrest grant, etc.) you would normally receive to study on-campus. You will also continue to receive all other aid you normally receive, such as outside scholarships, federal loans and state grants.
Note that the cost of some semester programs may exceed the cost of attending Calvin. You will need to pay for the cost differential.
This program will challenge you to integrate you personal, professional and academic life through city living, academic seminars and a wide range of internships. In this program, you will spend four days of the week at an internship related to your field of interest. Internship opportunities include media outlets, businesses, museums and more.
Central College in Vienna
Experience two countries—Germany and Austria—in one program! First an intensive German-language program at the Goethe Institute in the Kocher river valley to begin your immersion experience. You'll be surrounded by the castles and palaces of the Hohenlohe region while gaining the language preparation you'll need for the University of Vienna courses and continued language study. And when you move on to Vienna, choose the courses that fit your language level, and take advantage of the many excursions and activities that will give you a firsthand look at the Austrian culture.
College Year in Athens
The College Year in Athens programs gives you the opportunity to concentrate in either Ancient Greek civilization or East Mediterranean area studies. Spend the whole year, or just one semester in Greece. Both tracks will give you many opportunities to travel throughout the region.
Semester in Japan
If you want to spend a semester studying the Japanese language and culture, this program might be for you. Language courses are taught at all levels. Cultural engagement includes field trips, home stays in the community and participation in local cultural events.
S.P.E.A.K. Program in Germany
Improve your German language skills in addition to your knowledge of another culture by studying in Marburg through this program. Depending on your language proficiency, you may also be able to take other courses related to your field of study.
Semester in the Netherlands
Study Dutch language and culture, international business or international ministry in Zwolle, the Netherlands. There will be opportunity in any course of study for field experience, service projects and individually-designed research projects. You will live with a Dutch family while you are in Zwolle.
Semester in Thailand
Learn about international development by paddling up rivers, hiking through forests and staying with indigenous people in northern Thailand. This program focuses on development studies with particular attention paid to ecological issues related to development.