Immerse yourself in a new culture for a full semester. Conduct social research in Tanzania. Learn in one of Spain's historic universities — or universities in Ireland, Prague, or other sites around the world.
These experiences could change your life.
In these semester-long programs, you will be immersed in a new culture. You will be challenged with important work you may never have imagined yourself doing. You will grow and will likely learn as much about yourself as you do about the academic material you’ll cover. Students from many different majors enrich their OWU experience with these and other semester-long programs.
Popular semester-abroad programs at OWU
- Prague, Czech Republic
- Cork, Ireland
- Pamplona, Spain
- United Kingdom
Pamplona is a medium-size city (population: 300,000). It has a local airport with direct daily flights to Madrid and Frankfurt (Germany). Very well connected by rapid trains (ALVIA) to Madrid, Barcelona and other cities. It is also close to the other four major Spanish cities: San Sebastián, Vitoria, Logroño, and Zaragoza.
In Pamplona, students will spend a semester at one of Spain’s prestigious universities, the University of Navarra. The University of Navarra is a private institution, number one overall in educational innovation and number three in Europe, after Oxford and Cambridge, in teaching quality (Times Higher Education Ranking 2019).
OWU in Tanzania
The Ohio Wesleyan in Tanzania Program gives you an intensive first-hand experience of another culture by immersing you in the political, economic, and social realities of life in 21st-century East Africa. Learning in Tanzania is experiential, as you have the opportunity to do social research and work in an internship, as you live, learn, and travel in this fascinating country.
The program is affiliated with the University of Dar Es Salaam and is recommended for students interested in healthcare systems, the status of women, economic development, and social policy. All courses (except Swahili) are taught in English.