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Global and Experiential Learning

Our mission is to develop intercultural competencies that foster effective global citizenship and Christian witness through study and sustained, meaningful engagement with others in a manner that reflects the love, humility, empathy, and servanthood of Jesus Christ.

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Wheaton in México

Wheaton in México is a 17-week spring semester program that combines language study and practice, interdisciplinary courses, cultural immersion, and academic excursions. Students may earn up to 18 credit hours, with up to 14 credit hours meeting CATC requirements; all courses can be applied toward the Spanish major/minor.
2019 Dates: January 12 – May 11
2020 Dates: January 11 - May 9

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GEL Photo Contest

The theme for the 2018 photo contest is A Global Lens: Places and Perspectives. Submit up to 3 pictures from your Wheaton College global or experiential program for a chance to win a $100 Amazon giftcard!

Summer Programs

Wheaton College faculty design and lead a variety of summer international or domestic study programs to complement and enhance the on-campus academic experience. Here are the Summer 2019 academic programs:

Globe Theater

European Theater Studies

Attend the Prague Quadrennial - the prestigious international exposition of performance design.

Archaeology Museum Related to Tel Shimron Excavation GEL

Excavation at Tel Shimron

Gain field experience in a biblically and historically significant archaeological dig.

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Iron Sharpens Iron

This unique program blends the cultural, political, economic and business aspects of cultures around the globe.

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Pilgrimage to Santiago

Experience a spiritual pilgrimage walking the Camino de Santiago.

PPP Trip

Printing, Propaganda, and Progress

Explore the impact of technology on Western Europe and Christianity since the invention of the printing press in 1440.

West European Philosophies of Education

Western European Philosophies of Education

Explore the philosophies, theories, and practical approaches to education in select Western European countries.


Tiananmen Square with Wheaton in China students

Wheaton in China

Participate in immersive Mandarin study at a Chinese university in Tianjin, China.


Wheaton in Costa Rica

Wheaton in Costa Rica

Live in and learn about the cultures, languages, and peoples of Costa Rica!

Street in Oxford, England

Wheaton in England

Explore the world of noteworthy British authors.

Brandenburg Gate, Berline

Wheaton in Germany

Build your language proficiency in German while studying in Munich and Berlin.

Students on hike in Wheaton in the Holy Lands

Wheaton in the Holy Lands

Learn in the land of the Bible under the guidance of Wheaton professors and local experts.

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Interested in Studying Abroad?

Meet with Deb Kim to find a study abroad program that's right for you!