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Argentina, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Perth, Australia

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

The University of Western Australia is located in Perth, a western, coastal city of 1.2 million inhabitants. This vibrant capital of the state of Western Australia has a Mediterranean climate and provides easy access to the Indian Ocean and Australian outback.

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Austria, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: German
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Graz, Austria

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: German, English
  • Exchange: Yes

Graz is the second largest city in Austria and has the reputation of being a “student city” because of the large number of universities it holds. In 2003 Graz was named the Cultural Capital of Europe by the European Union. Students will study at Karl-Franzens Universität Graz, or Uni Graz. Willamette students are considered "Joint Study" exchange students, this should assist with the navigation of the Graz website.

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Brazil, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Portuguese
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Bulgaria, ISEP

  • Program Type:
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Siem Reap, Cambodia

  • Program Type: Summer Programs
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE OFFERED IN 2019. PLEASE APPLY IN FALL 2019 FOR SUMMER 2020!  Summer programs offer students an opportunity to study abroad outside of the academic year. All offer credit, however each program is structured differently and planned by individual faculty members.  The Cambodia summer program is located in Siem Reap, Cambodia and is accompanied by a WU faculty member.  Utilizing a case-study approach and in cooperation with Green Leaf, a non-profit partner, students in the program will grapple with the issues of child trafficking and exploitation from historical, political, and structural perspectives.

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Canada, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, French
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Chile, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Hong Kong, China

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Chinese
  • Exchange: Yes

Founded in 1967, Lingnan University is the only liberal arts university in Hong Kong. It's location in Hong Kong (a transportation, communications, business and cultural hub for China and the Asia-Pacific region) and the geo-political significance of Hong Kong and it's recent transition from being a British Colony to a Special Administrative Region of China makes it an intriguing location for students. There are approximately 2,600 students who attend Lingnan, many of whom live on campus. There is a strong culture of service learning at Lingnan and there are many active student clubs and organizations (including an international buddy club) as well.

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Xiamen, China

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Chinese
  • Exchange: Yes

Xiamen University was founded in 1921 and has a student enrollment of over 38,000 full time students on its 3 campuses. The university is located in the town of Xiamen on the coast of south eastern China in Fujian province. Because of it's excellent port and location at the mouth of the Nine Dragons River Xiamen was designated as one of China's Special Economic Zones. The city has a population of 2.5 million people and is situated on both mainland China and on a number of islands. For further information about Xiamen University please click here.

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Czech Republic, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Czech
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Prague, Czech Republic

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

As the gateway to Western and Eastern Europe Prague is a grand city, full of cultural activities including museums, castles, theaters and an active nightlife. In this capital city students attend the Undergraduate Program in Central European Studies (UPCES) at Charles University. The UPCES organizes a variety of day excursions and a long weekend trip to Poland.

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Aalborg, Denmark

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

With its 160,000 inhabitants, Aalborg is now Denmark's fourth largest city and one of the most important trade and industrial centers in the country. From Aalborg, it is not far to the white beaches of the North Sea, to the forest of Rold, the lovely Rebild Hills or the slopes of the Jutlandic Ridge. Aalborg University is a medium sized university with about 13,000 students including about 300 international students.

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Quito, Ecuador

  • Program Type: Hybrid
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

Quito is the capital city of Ecuador and sits at an elevation of 9,300 ft. Although Ecuador is only about the size of Nevada, it is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world and students will be able to experience its many regions and climates throughout the semester. Students will study at the Andean Center for Latin American Studies (ACLAS) and at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). Excursions include a Quito city tour, Otovalo, and Cuenca. A pre-program five day Galapagos Islands voyage is included when a minimum program participation number is met. Find more information for international students through the Office of International Programs at USFQ.

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Quito, Ecuador

  • Program Type: Summer Programs
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: No

Summer programs offer students an opportunity to study abroad outside of the academic year. All offer credit, however each program is structured differently and planned by individual faculty members.  Designed for students who have completed at least one year of Spanish (must be enrolled in a Spanish course the spring semester before the summer program), this intensive Spanish program includes instruction, program-related excursions, room and board with a local host family, and service learning opportunities plus an accompanying WU Spanish faculty member.  The program is located in Quito, Ecuador and produced in partnership with ACLAS, the Andean Center for Latin American Studies.

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Birmingham, England

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

The University of Birmingham is located in Birmingham, the second largest city in England with a population of just over 1 million. Birmingham lies approximately 120 miles northwest of London and is considered Europe's youngest city with 40% of its population under the age of 25. Since 1900, the University of Birmingham has been a leading global university. Today, Birmingham has one of the largest international student communities in the UK with students from more than 150 countries worldwide. A rail station on campus offers students quick access to the city center.  Birmingham is a center for arts and culture, commerce and entertainment with a vibrant and diverse community.

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Keele, England

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

Keele is located halfway between Birmingham and Manchester providing easy access to rail stations and airports. Keele University is a unique European university in that most of the students live on campus. There are over forty student clubs and international students are encouraged to join. Find information for exchange students through Keele's International Student website and the Study Abroad Office page.

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Leicester, England

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

The University of Leicester is located in Leicester, England and lies approximately 100 miles north-west of London. The university is located in the tenth largest city in Britain with a population of approximately 300,000. There is excellent access to public transportation, providing easy access to rail stations and airports. There are approximately 23,000 full-time, part-time and distance learning students who attend the University of Leicester. Of the 12,600 full-time students, around 24% come from outside the European Union, from a total of more than 70 countries.

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London, England

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

While living in London students will study at the GEO London Center with other students from the Northwest. Many Willamette University professors have experience with this program and are generally excited to share their experiences. Past faculty participants from Willamette include Patricia Varas (Spanish, 2009), James Thompson (Art, 2008), Anita King (Music, 2008), Seth Cotler (History, 2006), Jeane Clark (Rhetoric and Media Studies, 2002), Ken Nolley (English, 1999) and others. 

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Estonia, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Estonian
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Finland, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Finnish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Angers, France

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: Yes

Angers, located in the western portion of the Loire Valley, has been described by many as a “bright and radiant city.” There are almost 30,000 university students in Angers, which makes it a wonderful place to study, socialize and experience different cultures. The Loire Valley is noted for the quality of its language, it is said that the purest form of French is spoken there. Students attend classes on the campus of the Université Catholique de l’Ouest (UCO).

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France, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Lyon, France

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: No

The second largest city in France, the Lyon metropolitan area is home to over 2 million people of which 500,000 live in Lyon proper. Situated in a dramatic setting surrounded by hills at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, its location on a major trade route between Northern Europe and Italy made Lyon an important city of the Roman Empire. During the Renaissance, it was a center for humanist scholarship, printing, banking and the newly-established silk industry.

Views of Lyon from above. 

The Lyon program is ideal for students want to focus on French language and experience cultural immersion in the French context. The Lyon program is run by IE3 Global, based at Oregon State University. IE3 provides a Resident Director to support the students throughout their program.

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Paris, France

  • Program Type: Hybrid
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: No

This program is offered through CUPA (Center for University Programs Abroad), a program provider which supports an advanced immersion experience. With ongoing academic advising and support, students are directly matriculated in Parisian Universities, certain Grandes Écoles and specialized institutes, and may also opt for one or two optional in-house courses. Emphasis is on the experience of studying and living in Paris. CUPA is considered a competitive placement. All applicants are encouraged to consider a secondary option. Talk with an OIE Advisor if you are interested in this program.  See our Explore All Programs page for other French language programs.

To apply for the CUPA program you must submit two applications.

  1. The first application is an essay sent via email as an attachment to the French and Francophone Studies Department Chair. Your essay should be about why you are interested in participating in the CUPA program. This deadline is 5:00pm on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018.
  2. The second application is the Willamette study abroad application submitted fully online. This is the application that all students applying to study abroad on a Willamette program must complete. For more information about the study abroad application process please see our "How to Apply" webpage. The deadline for this application is on the OIE website. Late applications will not be considered.

The Willamette University French and Francophone Studies Department will make nominations for participation according to French and Francophone Studies Department policies. Final approval for study abroad will then be determined by the Off-Campus Studies Committee through the regular Willamette Study Abroad application process. 

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Poitiers, France

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: No

A university town, Poitiers boasts a population of 85,000 within a larger metropolitan area of 140,000 and offers students a chance to live in a smaller city while still being close to the larger cities such as Paris and Bordeaux.  The Université de Poitiers is a comprehensive university comprised of 23,000 students taking courses in 14 different colleges, institutes and schools.  Poitiers is located in the storied western region of France, in close proximity to the Loire Valley and its châteaux, the Atlantic coast, Basque country, and Normandy, with Paris less than two hours by train.

This program allows students to enroll in either French language courses or regular university courses in many fields of study, taught entirely in French. Some University of Poitiers courses are also available in English. Students interested in a full schedule of direct enroll courses should complete at least third year college-level French. 

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French Antilles, ISEP

  • Program Type:
  • Language of Instruction:
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Baden-Württemberg, Germany

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: German
  • Exchange: Yes

Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwestern Germany whose large size fosters cultural and natural diversity. For over 45 years this exchange program between the state of Oregon and the state of Baden-Württemberg has given several generations of Oregon students the opportunity to live and study in one of Germany’s most prosperous and scenic regions. This is a German language and culture experience. The program is run by IE3 Global, based at Oregon State University. They provide a Resident Director to support the students throughout their program.

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Athens, Greece

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

Sometimes known as the "birthplace of democracy" Athens is an ideal place for liberal arts students to study. The Athens program takes place at the College Year in Athens and has a wide array of courses available that focus on both ancient and modern day Greece and Mediterranean cultures. Many courses will involve on-site teaching around Athens and Greece connecting the coursework with the wealth of historical sites, monuments, landscape and art present in that region of the world. The Academic Center is the heart of the program where the classrooms, library, student lounge and many other program services are located.

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Hungary, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Hungarian
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Galway, Ireland

  • Program Type: Hybrid
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

The National University of Ireland, Galway is located on the banks of the river Corrib in Western Ireland. Galway is a modern urban center of 80,000 people that is known to many as a cultural center of Ireland.  A Willamette professor teaches one course to the students and accompanies the excursions with a local guide and students. Excursions may include Dublin, Northern Ireland, and Cork.

The Program Faculty Leader for spring 2020 will be Karen Arabas, Professor of Environmental Science. She will teach Reading the Irish Landscape: Reflections on Place. The central theme of the course is how the geography, climate and ecology of Ireland have shaped its people, how the people have reshaped the landscape, and how in doing so the Irish have shaped themselves.

The Program Faculty Leader for spring 2019 is Jonneke Koomen, Associate Professor of Politics, Policy, Law and Ethics. Past Faculty Leaders for this program include Courtney Stevens (2018, Psychology), David Craig (2017, Biology), Scott Pike (2016, Environmental Science), Richard Ellis (2015, Politics), Ann Nicgorski (2014, Art History), David Gutterman (2013, Politics), Seth Cotlar (2012, History), Wendy Petersen Boring (2011, History), Todd Silverstein (Chemistry, 2010), Ortwin Knorr (Classical Studies, 2009), Mike Strelow (English, 2008), Mark Conliffe (Russian, 2007), Charlie Wallace (Religious Studies, 2006), Steve Hey (Sociology, 2005), Lane McGaughy (Religious Studies, 2004), Ken Nolley (English, 2003), Myles Jackson (Science Studies, 2002), James Thompson (Art, 2001), and Bill Braden (English, 2000).

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Rome - ICCS, Italy

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

This program is only available to Classical Studies majors. This program is open to Classical Studies majors who want to experience what they are learning first hand. Students study through Duke University's Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) in Rome. If you are considering this program please meet with your Classical Studies advisor to discuss the program.  Applicants must be recommended by the Classical Studies department.

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Rome - JCU, Italy

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

This program is located at John Cabot University. John Cabot is an American liberal arts university situated in the heart of Rome. The mission of the University is to provide an educational experience firmly rooted in the American tradition of the liberal arts and solidly international in orientation. John Cabot is characterized by international faculty and staff and a diverse student population. This program offers internship  and a volunteer opportunity called "Italy Reads" for interested students.

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Kawagoe , Japan

  • Program Type: Summer Programs
  • Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
  • Exchange: No

Summer programs offer students an opportunity to study abroad outside of the academic year. All offer credit, however each program is structured differently and planned by individual faculty members. The Japan summer program combines Japanese language and culture study with sustainability and environmental topics and is open to all students from any major.  Traveling with WU faculty, the program combines instruction and program excursions in conjunction with WU's sister university, Tokyo International University in Kawagoe, Japan.  Students live in a comfortable residence hotel located a quick train ride from TIU's campus.

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Kawagoe , Japan

  • Program Type: Hybrid
  • Language of Instruction: Japanese, English
  • Exchange: Yes

Kawagoe is a Japanese city northwest of Tokyo. An Edo-period castle town, it’s known for its old clay warehouses and merchant homes, called Kurazukuri. 

Tokyo International University (TIU), founded in 1965, is an international learning community located in Kawagoe, a sister city to Salem, Oregon.  Of the 7,000 students on campus approximately 1,200 are international students from over 60 countries. Two unique study abroad programs grew out of a special sister school relationship between Willamette University and Tokyo International University (TIU): Japan Studies Program (JSP) and English Track (E-Track) direct-enroll.

 

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Korea, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Korean
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Seoul, Korea

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Korean
  • Exchange: Yes

An exchange program available to both male and female students, Ewha Womans University was founded in 1866 and is one of the most prestigious universities in Korea. Ewha is responsible for many "firsts" in Korean history: the first female doctor, the first female lawyer, and the first female justice on the Constitutional Court, and the first female Prime Minister of Korea are all Ewha graduates. The university is located 10 minutes from the heart of downtown Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea. Seoul has a population of approximately 11 million people. Ewha, with an enrollment of over 24,000, students it is the largest women's university in the world with excellent academic programs and facilities.

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Study Russian language and culture in the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Vladivostok or in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 1990, SRAS began working with Moscow State University to further develop and promote several of their study abroad programs. SRAS expanded soon after, developing and promoting programs across Eurasia that maximize what the institution and location can offer students of a wide range of subjects.

Read more about Bishkek

Latvia, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Latvian, Russian, German
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Lithuania, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Lithuanian
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Malaysia, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Malaysian
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Malta, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Mexico, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Ifrane, Morocco

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

Al Akhawayn University located in the city of Ifrane, Morocco was established in 1993. This modern and small university offers students academic stimulus and an involved campus life. Visit the Office of International Programs website to see photos and learn more about student life at AUI.

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IHP, Multi-Country

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

The School for International Training provides students the unique opportunity to explore global issues through multiple perspectives. International Honors Programs (IHP) begin in the US and spend one month in each of three other countries, on three continents, giving students a comparative look at a critical global issue.

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Netherlands, ISEP

  • Program Type:
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

Dunedin sits in a natural harbor on the south end of the southern most island of New Zealand. WU students will study at the University of Otago. UO is about a 10 min walk from downtown Dunedin. The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university and is a large part of the Dunedin community. All Willamette students will participate in a Maori cultural excursion while in New Zealand. Students will spend a weekend with a Maori community learning about the way of life of the indigenous group.

 

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Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

Christchurch is the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand. It is a coastal city, situated midway down the South Island's east coast, and located close to both mountains and the sea. WU students will study at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand’s second oldest university, which has a student body of approximately 12,000. All Willamette students on this program will participate in a Maori cultural excursion while in New Zealand. Students will spend a weekend with a Maori community learning about the way of life of the indigenous group.

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Reunion Island, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: French
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Irkutsk (Middlebury), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Designed for students at an either an intermediate or advanced level of Russian, the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in Russia offers students a broad range of academic and cultural immersion in one of three distinct Russian cities. Intermediate students are encouraged to go to Yaroslavl, where integration and immersion is easier, while more advanced students can choose to study in Irkutsk or Moscow. All cities have distinct regional characteristics that provide students with a number of opportunities for immersion in both the language and the culture.

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Irkutsk (SRAS), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Study Russian language and culture in the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Vladivostok or in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 1990, SRAS began working with Moscow State University to further develop and promote several of their study abroad programs. SRAS expanded soon after, developing and promoting programs across Eurasia that maximize what the institution and location can offer students of a wide range of subjects.

Read more about Irkutsk (SRAS)

Moscow (Middlebury), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Designed for students at an either an intermediate or advanced level of Russian, the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in Russia offers students a broad range of academic and cultural immersion in one of three distinct Russian cities. Intermediate students are encouraged to go to Yaroslavl, where integration and immersion is easier, while more advanced students can choose to study in Irkutsk or Moscow. All cities have distinct regional characteristics that provide students with a number of opportunities for immersion in both the language and the culture.

Read more about Moscow (Middlebury)

Moscow (SRAS), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Study Russian language and culture in the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Vladivostok or in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 1990, SRAS began working with Moscow State University to further develop and promote several of their study abroad programs. SRAS expanded soon after, developing and promoting programs across Eurasia that maximize what the institution and location can offer students of a wide range of subjects.

Read more about Moscow (SRAS)

St. Petersburg (SRAS), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Study Russian language and culture in the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Vladivostok or in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 1990, SRAS began working with Moscow State University to further develop and promote several of their study abroad programs. SRAS expanded soon after, developing and promoting programs across Eurasia that maximize what the institution and location can offer students of a wide range of subjects.

Read more about St. Petersburg (SRAS)

Vladivostok (SRAS), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Study Russian language and culture in the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk or Vladivostok or in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In 1990, SRAS began working with Moscow State University to further develop and promote several of their study abroad programs. SRAS expanded soon after, developing and promoting programs across Eurasia that maximize what the institution and location can offer students of a wide range of subjects.

Read more about Vladivostok (SRAS)

Yaroslavl (Middlebury), Russia

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Russian
  • Exchange: No

Designed for students at an either an intermediate or advanced level of Russian, the C.V. Starr-Middlebury School in Russia offers students a broad range of academic and cultural immersion in one of three distinct Russian cities. Intermediate students are encouraged to go to Yaroslavl, where integration and immersion is easier, while more advanced students can choose to study in Irkutsk or Moscow. All cities have distinct regional characteristics that provide students with a number of opportunities for immersion in both the language and the culture.

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Glasgow, Scotland

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

University of Strathclyde is situated in the heart of downtown Glasgow – the second largest city in Scotland. The university boasts high rankings in many departments among other U.K. universities.

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Inverness, Scotland

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

Spend fall or spring semester at the University of Highlands and Islands (UHI). This multi-campus university has thirteen colleges, research centers, and over 70 local learning centers.  The only university based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, UHI prides itself on being a little different.  WU students can study on the larger campus in Inverness or at Orkney College on Orkney Island.

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Orkney Islands, Scotland

  • Program Type: Summer Programs
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

The Willamette University Archaeology Field School offers students the exciting opportunity to experience The Heart of neolithic Orkney (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) first hand.

Summer programs offer students an opportunity to study abroad outside of the academic year. All offer credit, however each program is structured differently and planned by individual faculty members. The Willamette University Archaeology Field School offers students the exciting opportunity to experience The Heart of neolithic Orkney (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) first hand. Accompanied by a WU faculty member, this program is open to WU and non-WU students from other universities in North America.  It is open to ALL majors (not just archaeology and/or environmental science) and is also open to students without any background or limited background in archaeology.  Students live together in a small hostel in Scotland and provide their own meals allowing students to budget as they need.

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Grahamstown, South Africa

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

While attending Rhodes University in Grahamstown, students experience first-hand the “new” South Africa while also encountering the social and economic hardships the country still faces. The Rhodes University exchange is highlighted as a strong community involvement program because of the opportunities students have to volunteer with social organizations throughout Grahamstown. The Center for Social Development will guide and prepare international students to become involved in the community. Find more information through Rhodes' International Office.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

Port Elizabeth, South Africa is the home of Nelson Mandela University (NMU). Located on the Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa. Nelson Mandela University welcomes many international students from all over the world each year. Take a look at the brochure on NMU's Office of International Education site as an introduction to the university.

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Granada, Spain

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: No

Home to the beautiful Alhambra and close to the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, Granada provides a small town, yet cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Granada program is a Willamette University program, designed to support the Independent Liberal Arts Colleges Abroad (ILACA) Consortium: Gonzaga University, Pacific Lutheran University, the University of Portland, the University of Puget Sound and Willamette University. A professor from one of the ILACA schools will teach a course during the spring semester. Excursions are planned by the onsite director and include local tours in Granada, traveling to Madrid, Toledo, Segovia and others. Students also have access to the Casa de Porras, a cultural center at the Universidad de Granada where they can participate in art, exercise and/or culture workshops. See the WU Granada website for more information.

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Spain, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

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Linköping, Sweden

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Swedish
  • Exchange: Yes

At 130,000 inhabitants, Linköping is Sweden's fifth largest city, yet it has a friendly small town atmosphere. Second hand bicycles are students' main form of transportation. WU students study at the Linköping University. You also enroll in the university's Erasmus programs--class designed for European community students that are conducted in English. Find information for exchange students through Linköping’s International Offices.

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Sweden, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Swedish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Switzerland, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: French, German, English
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Thailand, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Washington D.C., U.S.

  • Program Type: Center-based
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: No

There is no better way to learn about domestic and international politics then to experience it. Through American University's Washington Semester program students get a first hand look at Washington D.C., gain knowledge, and experience and make contacts that are useful for their career tracks.

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United Arab Emirates, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English, Arabic
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Uruguay, ISEP

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: Spanish
  • Exchange: Yes

What is ISEP?

ISEP programs ARE Willamette Sponsored Programs. ISEP is an international exchange association that enables Willamette students to enroll in universities around the world as exchange students. All information regarding Willamette Sponsored Programs applies to ISEP programs.

Learn more about ISEP

Aberystwyth, Wales

  • Program Type: Direct Enroll
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Exchange: Yes

Located on the West coast of Wales, Aberystwyth is a popular tourist destination as well as an important governmental city. Aberystwyth University has about 7,000 students and 18 academic departments.

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