Earlham College Study Abroad Programs

Earlham College Study AbroadEarlham College takes a lot of pride in upholding their reputation as a national liberal arts college that prepares students to make a profound positive difference in the world. A large role in how the Earlham College Study Abroad Program does this is by creating innovative and exciting study abroad programs for their students. Furthermore, more than 65% of Earlham graduates participated in a semester or year-long program during their collegiate career.

Earlham created programs that are open to all students from any and all majors. On Princeton Reviews of the best 30 colleges in 2016, one can find Earlham College ranked number 9 for their outstanding study abroad programs. Some of these programs include Icelandic Field Studies, Peru Global Health and a trip to the Bahamas for Biological Research.

Earlham College Study Abroad Programs

Border Studies

The Earlham College Study Abroad Border Studies Program is unique to Earlham College and provides students with a very hands on learning experience as the program facilitates the examination of issues related to migration, human rights, globalization, and environment. Hence, contributions from both the Mexican and U.S. bring together peers, scholars, farmers, indigenous people, and state authorities to aid the learning process.

The program is made up of extensive travel seminars and excursions. In addition, these excursions are along both sides of the border in Mexico and Tucson, Arizona.

Japan SICE Program

Earlham’s Studies in Cross Cultural Education (SICE) program is taken advantage of by about ten students each year. The program is in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, and in the Tohoku region of Japan. Here, students get to participate in a Japanese community. Furthermore, they participate by serving at a local school as a foreign language (English) teaching assistant.

During this time, students live with host families. Building and maintaining relationships is important in this program. Thus, this is possible by the students taking part in the weekend trips and outings the host family plans. In addition, students meet with government officials in Japan to discuss the recovery efforts following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Students witness and tour some of the devastated areas and learn about risk management planning for the future. Also, students get to visit households and businesses that have a long relationship with Earlham College.

Contact Earlham College Study Abroad Program

Earlham College tries its best to make it simple for students to learn more about studying abroad as it is heavily encourage throughout their campus culture. On the college’s website, there is a full page about who to contact due to what question you may have.

Center for Global Education

Located in the Landrum Bolling Center (LBC)