Academic Year, Semester, and Summer Course Blogs

For the over two-thirds of Luther students who study off campus during their four years here, the world will never look the same again. Off-campus study is a life-changing experience, resulting in broadened perspectives, unforgettable memories, and a more comprehensive and nuanced view of the world.

Several Luther students pursue in-depth and immersive study by participating in semester and year-long programs off campus. These blogs are meant to help friends, family, and future Norse experience life alongside our students around the globe.

Blog Highlights

Check out these highlighted posts about unforgettable adventures, lessons learned, and life-changing experiences!

Me in a little coffee shop!

Exploring A City By Train

Let me all tell you a story about a recent trip I took to Sleaford, United Kingdom. This trip was part of one of our house courses to make us more of “independent travelers.” We purchased our own tickets, found our own way to the train stations, and created our own itenaries in a strange place.

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A view of Regensburg

The Bavarian Land

Our last group trip to Munich was amazing. We had beautiful weather and enjoyed a few of the sights. As a group we went to the National Socialism Document Center, the Olympia Center, the Residenz, the Deutches Museum, and lastly the zoo. We also split into two groups for one day as some students wanted to go to Regensburg and others wanted to go see the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle. As the end of the school year approaches, a lot of us are happy to be in Münster to study and enjoy time with our host families.

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Elsa with Valletta in the background

Tourist vs. Traveler

In Morocco we were asked by our guide, "Are you a tourist or a traveler?" After over two months of living in the Mediterranean and traveling throughout Europe and Africa, I decided to reflect on the type of mindset I've been trying to train myself to have while studying abroad.

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