Linfield College places tremendous value on experiential learning, and what better way to get new life experiences than studying abroad?
Study Abroad Options Through Linfield College:
- Semester/Year Abroad - in one of 33 locations around the world
- January Term Off-Campus - in interdisciplinary Linfield faculty-led courses. 10-12 programs offered each year.
Linfield pays the round trip airfare for all tuition paying students on a Linfield program outside of the continental U.S., from Portland International Airport to one destination for one trip - for approved travel for semester, academic year, and January Term programs - for each student who meets program requirements.
All language majors to spend a year abroad and language minors, as well as majors in anthropology, international business, intercultural communication, and international relations spend a semester abroad.
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Lauren Morrison is a Linfield junior majoring in International Relations and minoring in Spanish. In addition to being a dedicated student, she also competes on the swim team! Lauren spent the fall semester of 2018 studying abroad in Ecuador, and she thinks more student athletes should apply to study abroad! #studyabroad #studentathlete @linfieldsports @linfieldswim
"Leaving New Zealand was SO hard, and they don't really tell you just how difficult leaving your study abroad country and friends is. Nothing could have prepared me for my last hugs with my friends, and my last views of the country that changed my life. It was hard to get onto the plane, and even harder to transition back into life in the U.S., but now I can look back and say I had the best experience every, and I am so happy I did it. Studying abroad was easily one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life, and I am already planning my next trip back!
If you are thinking about studying abroad and something is holding you back, just do it. You will not regret it! It will change your life." - Kennedy Kniss, University of Waikato, New Zealand