Romania Study Abroad Program

Skyline of Galați next to the Danube

Galați, Romania
Photo by Paladuta Stefan on Unsplash

Program Overview

Students spend a semester studying and working in Romania as they delve into the remarkable history and culture of a country experiencing great social change in a post-communist climate.

You will be hosted by Word Made Flesh, a world-wide missional organization dedicated to serving Jesus amongst the world’s most vulnerable populations. WMF’s mission in Galați, Romania, serves at-risk children, street youth and poor families. Christians from Romania and other nations come together from various local churches to seek the kingdom of God in community.

Through ministry on the streets and educational programs at a community center, WMF strives for a transformed society in which the poor are redeemed and empowered.

Course Content

You will take the following courses:


Excursions will include travel to Moldova and either Serbia or Ukraine.


Word Made Flesh will provide room and board for students with Romanian host families.

Program Fees & Eligibility

You pay your regular George Fox tuition and room and board and continue to receive all of your financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs, an additional fee may be charged. You are responsible for round-trip airfare. There also may be an additional charge for a visa. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Application Process

Applying to the program is a two-step process, requiring that you complete both a George Fox and external site application. Visit the Application Page to get specific details. Once you’ve completed the George Fox application, we will provide you with information to apply to the Romania program.