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Semester Study Abroad

Explore our diverse study abroad programs to find the best fit for your major and further enhance your Taylor experience. Taylor offers two study abroad programs to Ireland and Ecuador through the university and partners with other organizations to expand students’ options.

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. Learn more about this program.
  • Irish Studies Programme: Explore Greystones, Ireland, and gain a rich cultural experience while taking a variety of general education courses, including courses in history, arts, and theology. Learn more about this program.

Some departments also hold major-specific study abroad programs. See your major 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.


Contact Trudy Owen, Program Assistant at 765-998-5106 or trowen@taylor.edu.

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.

Partner: Australia Studies Centre, Christian Heritage College
Emphasis: Business, Ministries & Christian Studies, Education, Environmental Science, Information Technology & Computer Science, Social Sciences, General Education
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/australia
Costa Rica
Partner: Latin American Studies Program
Emphasis: Business, Latin American Studies, Literature, Spanish, Sustainable Development
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/costa-rica
Hong Kong
Partner: Hong Kong Baptist University
Emphasis: Art & Design, Business, Music, Film, Communication & Language, Physical Science, Social Science, General Education
Link: https://intl.hkbu.edu.hk/student-exchange
Partner: Jerusalem University College
Emphasis: Biblical Studies
Link: http://www.juc.edu/index.html
Partner: The Orvieto Semester
Emphasis: Art & Design
Link: https://www.gordon.edu/orvieto
Partner: Tokyo Christian University
Emphasis: Theology, General Education
Link: http://www.tci.ac.jp/english/eai
Partner: Middle East Studies Program
Emphasis: History, Political Science, Sociology
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/middle-east
Partner: LCC International University
Emphasis: Business, Communication, English, International Studies, Psychology, Theology, General Education
Link: http://www.lcc.lt/study-abroad-lithuania/
Los Angeles, California (Azusa Pacific University)
Partner: LA Term, Azusa Pacific University
Emphasis: International Studies, Social Studies Education, Sociology
Link: https://www.apu.edu/laterm/
Los Angeles, California (Hollywood)
Partner: Housing through Providence Christian College
Emphasis: Film & Media Production
Link: https://www.taylor.edu/study-abroad/hollywood-internship
Los Angeles, California (L.A. Film Studies Center)
Partner: L.A. Film Studies Center
Emphasis: Film & Media Production
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/los-angeles
Nashville, Tennessee
Partner: Contemporary Music Center
Emphasis: Music
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/nashville
New York City, New York
Partner: New York City Semester, The King’s College
Emphasis: Business, Journalism, Theatre
Link: https://www.tkc.edu/nycs
South Korea
Partner: Handong Global University
Emphasis: Art & Design, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering & Physics, International Studies, Political Science, Social Science, TESOL
Link: https://www.handong.edu/eng/
Partner: Semester in Spain
Emphasis: Spanish, General Education
Link: http://www.semesterinspain.org/
Partner: Uganda Studies Program, Uganda Christian University
Emphasis: Public Health, Social Work, General Education
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/uganda
United Kingdom (Oxford)
Partner: The Scholars’ Semester in Oxford, University of Oxford
Emphasis: History, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Theology
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/oxford/sso
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: https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/international/study-abroad-and-exchange/-study-abroad-at-york-st-john-university/
Washington, D.C.
Partner: American Studies Program
Emphasis: Communication, Political Science
Link: http://www.bestsemester.com/locations-and-programs/washingtondc/asp