Studying abroad is a transformative experience where you learn to navigate the complexities of being a global citizen and deepen your understanding of the world and your place in it. Any student at Heidelberg can study abroad regardless of major. Encounter new cultures, mature as a person, become more self-reliant and self-assured, and add this amazing life experience to your resume. Heidelberg provides a variety of global partnerships and study abroad organizations for you to be able to explore wherever you want in the world.
Spanish Studies Abroad
Study in Seville, Alicante or Barcelona Spain; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Havana, Cuba or Cordoba, Argentina. Required for Spanish majors, open to all students.
Cemanahuac Educational Community
This summer program takes you to Cuernavaca, Mexico where you’ll live with a host family while practicing the language and traveling to cultural and archaeological significant sites.
Oxford Study Abroad Program
Study in England at one of the world’s most famous institutions: Oxford University. You’ll work with world-renowned professors and learn through Oxford’s unique tutorial style teaching.
The rest of the world
There are possibilities for study abroad almost anywhere in the world. Heidelberg has affiliations with programs that offer study in various countries around the world such as American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Athena Abroad, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), International Studies Abroad, Intercontinental Recruitment and Support Services (IRSS), and Semester at Sea.
Through these programs, our students have studied in places such as Italy, Australia, South Africa, Ghana, China, Morocco, England, Ireland, Turkey, South Korea, and Costa Rica.
Heidelberg faculty regularly take classes or groups on trips abroad. In recent years, faculty members have taken students to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Germany, Scotland, Belize, Mexico, and Canada. These trips usually occur over breaks.
I grew to be more independent and I also feel like I am more adventurous now. This experience will impact my career in a way that allows me to be more open to change in order to understand others.