Study Abroad

Engage your world

Prepare to thrive in the ever-changing, global network. Don't just read about other cultures – encounter them firsthand.

We make your overseas experience affordable and convenient. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks George Fox among the nation's leaders in study abroad participation.

Note: Due to the pandemic, some trips planned for 2020-21 may be postponed or canceled. We are monitoring the situation and will keep you posted as the situation develops.

More than 50% of George Fox undergraduate students travel overseas.

Juniors Abroad

Juniors Abroad

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These three-week trips – with airfare and program costs funded by the university – include the guidance of faculty mentors. Study Renaissance Europe history in Paris. Learn Swahili and peace-building in Africa. Explore ancient pyramids in Egypt. Recent teams traveled to Rwanda, Ireland, Costa Rica, Rome, Paris, China, Egypt, Berlin and more.

Learn more about Juniors Abroad

Semester Abroad

Semester Abroad

Spend a whole semester overseas. Join a service trip with GoED International to address poverty and injustice. Learn advanced Spanish and experience the rich culture of Spain. Study environmental science and sustainable development in Costa Rica.

George Fox students have studied a full term on every continent but Antarctica. Travel and program costs for Semester Abroad are shared by George Fox.

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May Serve

Summer Serve

Be a global agent of change. Our students have served on short-term mission trips to South Africa, Thailand, Malawi, Russia, Romania, Jamaica, Cuba, Brazil, India and the Philippines.

You'll leave for Summer Serve expecting to share God’s love. Most likely, you’ll receive more than you give.

Learn more about Summer Serve

Bailey Dekker "I have learned so much both in and out of the classroom ... The Lord has opened my eyes in ways that I did not even know were possible."

– Alumna Bailey Dekker ('13)

Read more about Bailey's Semester Abroad experience

Lauran Woodruff "We saw so many things and visited so many wonderful places, it would take me days to share them all with you."

– Alumna Lauran Woodruff ('12)

Read more about Lauran's Juniors Abroad experience (Amsterdam to Paris)

Sarah Cadd "God is doing great things in Swaziland, and what a blessing it was to be his hands and feet."

– Alumna Sarah Cadd ('12)

Read more about Sarah's Summer Serve experience

Aaron Swor "Studying abroad for a semester was one of the best decisions of my life ... The relationships I made will last a lifetime."

– Alumnus Aaron Swor ('13)

Read more about Aaron's Semester Abroad experience

Tracy Berg "My biggest takeaway from the trip was how much it strengthened my faith."

– Alumna Tracy Berg ('13)

Read more about Tracy's Juniors Abroad experience (Israel, Turkey and Greece)

Haley Bellows "Worship filled the room in beautiful Romanian language. Knowing that we were all praising the same God ... brought tears to my eyes."

– Alumna Haley Bellows ('15)

Read more about Haley's Summer Serve experience