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Global Programs and Studies

Developing global Christians through sustained, meaningful intercultural study and engagement.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Global Programs and Studies is actively monitoring COVID-19 developments via multiple outlets including the U.S. State Department, the CDC, the World Health Organization, our international assistance provider, and our partners. See Wheaton’s COVID-19 Updates and Resource Page, which includes links to FAQs about International Programming and other helpful resources.
Deb Kim
You can still connect with GPS - Remotely!

Book a Zoom appointment with Deb Kim to explore Wheaton's study abroad programs and possibilities. 

Wheaton Semester in Jerusalem

This inter-disciplinary, experiential, and cross-cultural fall semester program explores ancient biblical and modern Middle East narratives. Students earn 16 credit hours, meeting selected CATC thematic requirements; most courses can be applied toward major/minor elective requirements.

Anticipated 2020 Dates: August 29 - December 18

Learn more about Semester in Jerusalem
Building in Israel
Wheaton College students view mural in Mexico

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.

2021 Dates: January 9 - May 8

Learn More about Wheaton in Mexico

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 2020 academic programs:

Globe Theater

Arts in London

Attend concerts, theater, opera, and ballet and visit museums and art galleries while living in London!

Tel Shimron Student with artifact

Excavation at Tel Shimron

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

West European Philosophies of Education

Western European Philosophies of Education

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


Experiment using balloon at Wheaton College Science Station

Wheaton in the Black Hills

Study in a classroom as big as the outdoors!

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.

Wheaton in Quebec - students with docent

Wheaton in Québec

Study in French-speaking Québec—its culture, history, cinema, folklore, literature, and song.

Wheaton College students in Spain

Wheaton in Spain

Live in a Spanish home and study advanced Spanish language in Salamanca, Spain. 

Wheaton in Washington D.C.

Wheaton in Washington

Get an inside look into the work of men and women in the nation's capital.

Winners of the GPS Photo Contest

A Global Lens: Places and Perspectives

Over 175 photos were submitted and our panel of judges selected the winners in four submission categories: People, Place, Story, and Judges' Choice. Thank you to all of the students who submitted photos and shared stories that highlight the numerous global and experiential learning opportunities available at Wheaton College!

See the Top 25 Finalists and Contest Winners