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Semester Study Abroad

Explore our diverse semester abroad programs to find the best fit for your major and further enhance your Taylor experience. Taylor offers study abroad programs to Ecuador and Los Angeles through the university, and partners with other organizations to expand students’ options in other parts of the world. 

Taylor Study Abroad Programs

Ecuador Semester Program

Spend fall or spring semester immersed in Latin American culture at Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca, Ecuador. Take advanced classes in Biology, Business, Christian Education, and Exercise Science, as well as general education courses in history, literature, and science.

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Irish Studies Program

Expand your cultural and spiritual awareness by studying and experiencing the history and culture of Ireland and Northern Ireland. In partnership with Stranmillis University (a College of Queens University in Belfast), students earn 15–17 hours of credits, including a practicum experience if desired.

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Los Angeles Internship Program

Film and Media Production students earn up to 16 credit hours, complete one or two internships in their area of interest, and take a course called “Inside the Entertainment Industry” taught by entertainment industry professionals. The program also includes studio tours, special events, film screenings, and networking. Students live in Pasadena.

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Some departments also hold major-specific study abroad programs. See your major page or contact your department chair for more information and opportunities.

Apply to Study Abroad Programs

Admission can be competitive depending on your chosen program, and applicants are evaluated based on the written application, GPA, letters of reference, and a personal interview. Good academic, social, and financial standing with the University are also requirements for acceptance.

Questions about Semester Abroad Programs?

Contact the Office of Off-Campus Programs at

Study Abroad Partnerships

Taylor University partners with many other universities and study abroad programs, many of which are associated with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

*Check with your academic advisor to ensure courses taken through partner-schools will count toward your degree.

US Semester Abroad Programs

Nashville, Tennessee (Contemporary Music Center)
Partner: Contemporary Music Center
Emphasis: Music, Film & Media Production
Link: Contemporary Music Center
New York City, New York
Partner: New York City Semester, The King’s College
Emphasis: Business, Journalism, Theatre
Link: The King’s College

International Study Abroad Programs

Hong Kong
Partner: Hong Kong Baptist University
Emphasis: Art & Design, Business, Music, Film, Communication & Language, Physical Science, Social Science, General Education
Link: Hong Kong Baptist University
Partner: Jerusalem University College
Emphasis: Biblical Studies
Link: Jerusalem University College
Partner: The Orvieto Semester
Emphasis: Art & Design
Link: Gordon College
Partner: Tokyo Christian University
Emphasis: Theology, General Education
Link: Tokyo Christian University
Partner: Middle East Studies Program
Emphasis: History, Political Science, Sociology
Link: CCCU Global Ed (MESP)
Partner: LCC International University
Emphasis: Business, Communication, English, International Studies, Psychology, Theology, General Education
Link: LCC International University
South Korea
Partner: Handong Global University
Emphasis: Art & Design, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering & Physics, International Studies, Political Science, Social Science, TESOL
Link: Handong Global University
Partner: Semester in Spain
Emphasis: Spanish, General Education
Partner: Stockholm School of Economics
Emphasis: Economics, Sociology, Film, Psychology, Public Policy, History, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Literature, Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, Art History
Link: Liberal Arts | Stockholm School of Economics
Partner: CCCU
Emphasis: Social Work, Global Health
Link: Uganda Christian University
United Kingdom (Oxford)
Partner: The Scholars’ Semester in Oxford, University of Oxford
Emphasis: History, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Theology
Link: CCCU Global Ed (SCIO)
United Kingdom (York)
Partner: York St John University
Emphasis: Art & Design, Business, Computer Science, Creative Writing & Literature, Education, Exercise Science, Film & Media Production, Health Sciences, Language & Linguistics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Social Sciences, TESOL, Theatre
Link: York St John University