Other Off-Campus Study Opportunities

Other Off-Campus Study Opportunities

International Programs:

Arcadia Global Studies Program (Consortium)

NNU is affiliated with Arcadia University's College of Global Studies, a consortium that works with universities in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Latin America, New Zealand and Turkey. Arcadia offers international internship placements, service learning projects and quality study abroad programs for a semester or during the summer. As a consortium, Arcadia is able to provide significant flexibility to students who need major-specific courses that are difficult to find in other off-campus programs.

International Studies Abroad (and Veritas, a division of ISA) (Consortium)

NNU is affiliated with ISA, a consortium with connections to over seventy universities throughout Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. Internship, semester, and summer programs are available. In many cases, ISA has on-site staff available to provide immediate support to students. As a consortium, ISA is able to provide significant flexibility to students who need major-specific courses that are difficult to find in other off-campus programs.

Jerusalem University College (JUC)

Jerusalem University College is an evangelical, nondenominational institution located on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem, Israel. It offers NNU students both graduate and undergraduate programs of study for periods of a year, a semester, or two or three-week courses during the summer. The programs of study seek to enhance the student's understanding of the Bible and the culture of the Middle East. Courses are offered in the history, archaeology, geography, languages, and religions of the Middle East, both ancient and modern. Applicants must have completed at least one year of college or university work with a 2.0 GPA or better. NNU has established an "associated school" relationship with JUC which allows students to transfer credit easily.

You may also contact Dr. Rhonda Carrim, 208.467.8349.

Romanian Studies Program

Northwest Nazarene University offers students the opportunity to study one semester in Romania. The program is located in Sighisoara, one of the historic German cities in Transylvania. Students take 8-semester credits of Romanian Language and Culture and 8-semester credits of Cross-cultural Service Learning. Internships may be arranged in business, computers, religion, mission, youth ministry, and other fields. A maximum of 16-semester credits may be earned.

U.S. Programs:

Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies

Au Sable Institute is a Christian institute whose mission is to bring healing to the biosphere and the whole of Creation. It offers academic programs in a variety of natural settings throughout the United States and the world from its home campus in Michigan. Northwest Nazarene University is an "eligible university," which allows students to enroll in Au Sable courses and internships. A variety of courses in environmental study and stewardship, including Environmental Ethics and Ecotheology, are offered at most locations. Most students enroll in summer sessions at the Great Lakes campus in the Great Lakes Forest in Michigan, the Pacific Rim Campus on Puget Sound in Washington, or the East Campus on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. International experiences are available at the Africa Institute for Scientific Research and Development at Olooseos near Nairobi, Kenya or Bishop Heber College in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, and South Indian campuses. Course credit can be arranged through participating colleges or universities or by independent study at Northwest Nazarene University.