Global Learning

Global Learning

4 students smiling in front of a lake in Cuba

Change your perspective. Learn a language. Travel. When you study abroad, you gain the cross-cultural awareness you need to become an ethical leader and a global citizen. From semester and summer study abroad programs to spring break immersions, there's an abroad experience that will work for you in BCLA. 

  • Semester Study Abroad

    There are over 50 study abroad programs all over the globe, and many fit into liberal arts major curricula. Some include:

    • Casa Bayanihan, Philippines
    • Casa de la Mateada, Argentina
    • Semester in London: Study & Internship Program
    • South Africa Service Learning Program

    Visit the Study Abroad Office to learn more about semester study abroad programs that work with BCLA majors.

  • Summer Study Abroad

    Can’t fit an entire semester into your schedule? Summer programs provide shorter abroad experiences for credit, like:

    For details and more summer program options, visit the Study Abroad Office.

  • Global Immersion Classes

    Every spring, BCLA offers semester-long classes that take a trip abroad during spring break. Need-based financial assistance is available to support travel costs. Some recent courses have included:

    • AFAM 3998: Racial Identity and Socialization in the African Diaspora
      Trip to: Havana and Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    • CLAR 2210: Greek Tragedy and Performance
      Trip to: Athens, Greece
    • HIST 4273/EURO 4998 Nazi Germany
      Trip to: Berlin, Germany
    • POLS 3630: Peace and Reconciliation
      Trip to: Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • SOCL 3210/WGST 3501: Gender and Society
      Trip to: Tokyo, Japan

    See all BCLA Global Immersion Courses

  • Financial Aid

    LMU and BCLA offer financial support for students who wish to study abroad. Check out some options here: