See the world
Morningside College students participate in various foreign study programs. Most programs provide opportunities for extensive travel in addition to regular classroom studies. Although these programs usually provide excellent experience for language students, work is available in English-speaking countries as well.
Opportunities for Morningside students to study abroad include:
Morningside in Italy
Morningside in Italy is a semester long program for students and professors that combines classroom study and research with the experiential learning opportunities of Italy. Students follow a flexible full-time curriculum (16 hours) that allows a choice of prefixes and academic levels while fulfilling a variety of general education requirements.
Study Abroad through Central College Cooperative Partnership Program
Morningside College has a cooperative partnership with Central College (Pella, Iowa) to allow our students to study abroad through one of their approved programs. Central's study abroad program brings opportunities for students to study in Wales, Spain, the Netherlands, England, Mexico, France and Austria. There are no foreign language requirements for students to study in the program.
The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies
The academic program at The Beijing Center (TBC) is far more than the typical study-abroad program; it is a study China in China program. Students will advance skills in the Chinese language while taking classes with many of China’s leading experts, professors and practitioners in the country’s intellectual and political capital.
Kansai Gaidai Student Exchange Program (Hirakata, Japan)
The purpose of the exchange program is to promote international friendship and world peace by stimulating and supporting intercultural activities and projects among students from the United States and Japan. Academic work is in English.
Irish-American Scholars Exchange Program (Northern Ireland)
Through a partnership with United Methodist-related colleges (Presbyterian and Catholic as well), the government of Northern Ireland and its five major universities, students can study for up to a year in Northern Ireland.
Edge Hill University (Lancashire, England)
Edge Hill University offers a variety of courses in Business Management & Leisure; Computing and Information Systems; English; History; Sport and Physical Activity; Law & Criminology; Media; Ecological Sciences; Social & Psychological Sciences; Performing Arts and Education.
The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Oxford, England)
The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at St. Michael's hall offers an exciting opportunity to explore classical studies amidst the academic, cultural and social life of Oxford. The aim of the program is to provide each student with a rigorous training in particular disciplines.
Regent's American College London (London, England)
Formerly British American College London, the program offers a wide choice of majors in management, media, international relations, politics, psychology and the liberal arts. The campus is ideally located in Central London, within the beautiful Regent's Park.
Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis (Italy)
This program offers semester and summer programs in Italy for undergraduate students. The majority of the courses are for students pursuing a business major. Courses are also available in economics, journalism, communication studies and beginning Italian. In addition to coursework, students gain meaningful international experience through interaction with the local culture, visits to area businesses and travel opportunities that are built into the program.
Spanish Studies Abroad
Promotes in-depth understanding of Spanish speaking countries through academically challenging courses as well as experiential learning opportunities. As a Spanish Studies student, you will focus on improving language skills as well as other area studies and become a part of the local community. Morningside offers programs in various cities in Spain as well as Argentina and Puerto Rico.
Lucerne, Switzerland Exchange Program
The University of Teacher Education Central Switzerland Lucerne offers basic teacher training for the pre-school level, primary level (1st to 6th school year), lower secondary level (7th to 9th school year), upper secondary level (baccalaureate) and for special needs education. Although this semester-long study abroad location is best suited for students majoring in education, this experience is open to students in other majors as well. Course work is taught in English; however, students will be required to take course work in introductory to German as well.