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A semester abroad is life-changing and the best way to truly get to know a country, its culture, and the language.  Almost all students who study abroad receive additional scholarships, above and beyond their financial aid package.  

“Going abroad for a semester was the best decision I could have made during my four years at Simpson.  Taking this opportunity means it is something I didn’t pass up on and look back with regret for not doing.”

Cochabamba, Bolivia
Spend a semester in the city of eternal spring – Cochabamba.  This semester or summer program provides students the unique experience of full immersion, community engagement, and fairtrade learning.  >>>Cochabamba, Bolivia<<<  

Concepción, Chile
Spend a semester immersed in the culture, history, language and literature of Chile in the city of Concepción. Work on your language skills while getting to know your Chilean host families.  This semester abroad program is best for the student who is most cost conscious.  >>>UCSC<<< 

Granada, Spain
Spend a semester at the Center for Modern Languages at the University of Granada.  This a truly unique program that includes several excursions, a homestay, and full cultural immersion.  In your free time, Europe is in your backyard.   This program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  >>>Spain<<<

Harlaxton College, England
Ever wanted to study a Hogwarts?  This is your chance!  Harlaxton College is in the English countryside where students live and take courses in an English manor that is best described as the sister school to Hogwarts. >>>Harlaxton College<<<

London, England
Live and learn with English students in one of the world’s great historical, cultural, political, and economic centers. Take classes with local and other international students at the University of Roehampton while living in on-campus housing.  >>>London<<<

Lüneburg, Germany
An intensive learning experience where students with any level of German language skills can study German language plus culture, history, and/or European Studies taught in English while living with German families. Included are visits to historical and cultural sites. >>>Germany<<<

Interested in a semester abroad not listed above?  Simpson College partners with USAC to provide students with affordable international programs.  Take a look at their website and find the program that is right for you!  Once you find the program reach out to the Office of Off-campus Programs to discuss options.  >>>USAC<<<

If you would like more information about any of these programs, please contact:

Matthew Kaye
Director of Off-campus Programs
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-1288
toll free (800) 362-2454, ext. 1288