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Study abroad and off-campus programs

High-impact learning in the U.S. and abroad.

The Office of International and Off-Campus Programs provides Augustana students with high-impact learning experiences in the U.S. and abroad.

For more information, contact Pedro Bidegaray, director.

Programs and information

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J-terms: January and June

J-term programs provide groups of students with off-campus experiences from one to three weeks in January or June. Some programs combine classwork during spring and fall with field experience.

J-term programs typically offer between four to six credits.

Explore J-term programs

Maybe Bonaire? It's not January in Illinois!


Semesters abroad

Semester programs include student exchanges, university enrollment abroad, or sponsored study abroad programs through a private educational organization.

Students typically enroll in four to six courses (12-18 credits). Some programs include a full-time internship.

Explore semester programs


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Summer language programs

Whether sponsored by Augustana, such as trips to Ecuador, France or Germany, this work is transferable.

A typical summer program is four to 10 credits. Students register their program with Augustana in order to earn transfer credit or Augie Choice funding.

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Internships provide academic credit through hands-on experience in the U.S. or abroad. From virtual experiences to full-time on-site placements, internships are available through the college. Internships can be full-time (30-35 hours a week) or part-time (20-30 hours). Generally, housing is provided.

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J-term class in Bonaire

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