Taking your education abroad can be a transforming experience. At North Central College, we encourage you to experience life in a culture beyond our national boundaries. The Center for Global Education offers approximately 36 programs around the world, for all majors, minors, budgets and comfort zones. You will be carefully advised by our Education Abroad advisors in the process of choosing the program abroad that is best for you.
Explore Our Programs
North Central offers approximately 36 education abroad programs in 21 different countries on six continents. Start exploring our programs by country or organize your search by identifying programs that allow you to do an internship, volunteer, research, play a sport or instrument, or teach abroad.
It is possible to study abroad with any major and minor at North Central. Here, you will see recommendations on programs based on your major or minor. If you don't see your major or minor here, don't worry! Simply meet with an Education Abroad advisor to explore your options.
Join us the week of September 28 - October 2 for our 2020 Education Abroad Virtual Fair Week. Register to join live presentations and Q&A's hosted by some of our 35+ of our international partners and host institution colleagues. Explore multiple programs throughout the week to learn which programs complement your major/minor, career goals, post-graduate aspirations, budget, comfort zone, and more.
Attendees can also join presentations and Q&A's hosted by some of our CDCA May Term 2021 faculty leaders who are leading 2021 May Term courses abroad.
A North Central education abroad staff member will be present at all events to answer questions about the North Central College education abroad process, application due dates, and tips to prepare for a successful experience overseas!
Explore both traditional and modern Japan, engage in the local coffee culture of Guatemala, visit castles and cathedrals in Germany, hike on the Galapagos islands, probe the history of France, investigate theater and culture in England and Ireland, learn about the European Union in Greece and France, explore China’s Great Wall, write your way through Ireland, and immerse yourself in the natural landscapes of Spain.
Learn, Travel, Experience
Each spring, North Central College offers a number of Cardinal Destination Courses Abroad (CDCA) during May Term. Each short-term international travel course is led by a North Central College faculty and staff member and students travel as a group. Each May Term course abroad includes linked prerequisite work completed in the spring semester before departure.