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Study Abroad & Away

Where will you go?

Looking to experience the joy of learning in another country? Getting to know another culture or language? Understanding what it means to be part of a global, interconnected community?

Take advantage of more than 150 opportunities to study abroad in 50 countries. From France to New Zealand. From Thailand to Cyprus. Make connections between what you’re learning and the places you get to explore. The world is out there waiting for you.

Learn how you can afford to study away with study away scholarships >

Study Away Options

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May Term Travel Courses

May Term travel courses offer a study abroad experience in a few short weeks. You’ll gain first-hand knowledge of another culture while traveling with a BC professor and your fellow students.

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Semester Study Abroad

Find new ways of learning through the lens of other cultures. You won’t just earn credits while having new immersive experiences, you’ll also gain a transformational, global perspective.

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Smithsonian-Mason Semester

Bridgewater College is a member institution of the Smithsonian-Mason Semester, which is run by George Mason University out of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Va. In this program, students live on the SCBI campus and learn about the theory and application of conservation biology (including the social, political and economic dimensions).

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BC2DC Semester

Through the Washington Center’s semester-long Academic Internship Program, you’ll be matched with an internship related to your interests, participate in career workshops and networking events to develop your professional skills and complete an academic course in the evening. Designed for students in any major, the program has hundreds of internship sites available.

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The greatest thing studying abroad did for me was give me confidence in my own independence and ability. I would 100% recommend studying abroad to anyone I know, and I do at any opportunity. You learn as much about yourself as you do about the country you’re living in.

Sydney Richardson, studied in Bulgaria

Study Abroad Scholarships

Students thinking of studying abroad should speak to the Director of Study Abroad and the Office of Financial Aid, as well as exploring scholarship resources. It is important to note that many scholarship opportunities have deadlines that differ from Bridgewater College’s internal deadline, and students are advised to research their options at least six to 12 months before the semester in which they plan to study abroad.

Study Away Stories

Questions? Contact Us!

Anne Marsh
Director of Study Abroad