• Tanzania

    Luther J-term - People and Parks: Pastoralism in East Africa

  • Sahara Desert, Morocco

    Luther Semester - Malta and the Mediterranean

  • Pucón, Chile

    Academic Programs International - Spanish Language and Latin American Studies (Semester)

  • New Zealand

    Luther J-term - Wellness and Fitness Abroad

  • Himalayas, India

    SIT Study Abroad -- India: Sustainable Development and Social Change (Semester)

Center for Global Learning

A Luther education connects students with vital global issues and ideas in many ways—through study and scholarship on campus and through off-campus studies, internships, and service around the globe. Campus conversations reflect the experiences and passions of more than 170 international students from over 70 different countries. Each year, between 400-500 Luther students expand their worldviews through international study, ranking Luther among the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation for the percentage of students who study abroad prior to graduation—over two-thirds.

The paths students follow to reach Luther are as varied as the paths they take once they arrive. While on campus, all students find themselves learning to live a central element of the college’s mission—to move beyond immediate interests and present knowledge into a larger world.

The view from northeast Iowa is, quite literally, much more global than one would imagine.

Off-Campus Programs Update through June 2021

The Luther Center for Global Learning and the Dean’s Office have made the difficult decision to extend the suspension of most international off-campus programs through June 2021. Please visit our Being Community site for details.

J-term 2020 Course Blogs

View blog posts from students participating in one of 14 off-campus programs taking place around the world.

Read their stories