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Approved Semester Study Abroad Programs

Approved Programs affiliated with a Christian College, Organization or Consortium


BestSemester, a part of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), offers seven unique semester-long study abroad opportunities for students who attend CCCU member institutions.

Christian College Consortium (CCC) Programs

The CCC is a group of thirteen Christian colleges and universities located across the United States who serve the cause of Christ in higher education by encouraging and assisting one another in the pursuit of their respective missions. CCC member schools offer a variety of semester-long study abroad programs.

Asbury University

Bethel University

Gordon College

Houghton College

Taylor University

Westmont College

Creation Care Studies Program

The Creation Care Studies Program (CCSP) is a Christian organization whose mission is to educate students to be a part of, and agents for, God’s shalom particularly through understanding and caring for creation.

Handong Global University Visiting Student Program

HGU offers a distinctively Christian and highly academic education in a culturally diverse environment. Academic areas of study include Engineering Physics, TESOL, International Law, Political Science and International Relations, and Business. Learn more about HGU

Jerusalem University College

An advanced program of biblical history, biblical geography, and biblical language studies.  Note:  Federal and State financial aid is not transferable with this program. Learn more about Jerusalem University College

LCC International University

Study Abroad Lithuania is a semester long program hosted by CCCU Affiliate school, LCC International University.  Learn more about LCC International University

Tokyo Christian University

The East Asia Institute at CCCU affiliate school, Tokyo Christian University, is a fall semester language and culture program. Learn more about Tokyo Christian University

Trinity Christian College Semester in Spain

A semester long language and culture program hosted by Trinity Christian College in Seville, Spain. Learn more about Trinity Christian College

Veritas Christian Study Abroad

The mission of Veritas Christian Study Abroad is to provide college-level study abroad programs at host universities while helping students develop as mission-minded global Christian leaders.

Approved High-Quality Programs not affiliated with a Christian College, Organization or Consortium

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

This program, based in Budapest, Hungary is an English-taught program for undergraduate students of Mathematics. Learn more about Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

CIEE Study Abroad

CIEE is a non-profit, non-governmental international exchange organization that provides quality, rigorous, study abroad opportunities for students from a wide variety of US colleges and universities.

Only the CIEE Programs listed below are approved.

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, DIS is a non-profit institution offering semester study abroad programs taught in English.  Learn more about DIS

IAU College - French Langauge and Culture in Aix-en-Provence

French immersion through a required homestay and courses in French is central to the IAU experience.  Learn more about IAU

International Sustainable Development Studies Institute

Academically challenging and intensely experiential, the ISDSI program is an expedition into the cultures and ecology of Thailand. The interdisciplinary course is focused on understanding sustainability and is designed in collaboration with local communities.

Junior Year in Munich

Sponsored by Wayne State University since 1953, the Junior Year in Munich is officially affiliated with the Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (LMU Munich).  Learn more about Junior Year in Munich