Grinnell students graduate with distinctive experiences, knowledge of the world, and intercultural skills that enable them to pursue careers around the world, engage in debate over international issues, and make vital contributions as global citizens.

As a Grinnell student, you have the ability to pursue learning opportunities around the globe. Through course-embedded travel such as the Global Learning Program, formal off-campus study opportunity programs like Grinnell-in-London or 80 other approved international programs, intensive language learning, or international research opportunities, Grinnell nurtures a humble, reflective, and active global perspective.

Grinnell-in-London students on field trip in countryside, with old tower in the background
Study for a semester with Grinnell faculty and students in London, England.
Group of students waits for a train in Europe
The Global Learning Program (GLP) Tutorials explore specific themes in semester-long courses.
Group of students at Glasnevins Cemetery in Dublin, Ireland
Course-embedded travel allows you to study for a semester as well as travel for 7-14 days, both under the guidance of your expert faculty.
Three female students in Berlin
More than half of Grinnell students study abroad through dynamic third-party programs.
Students study in the flag gallery in the Rosenfield Center
ALSO enables students to learn a language not taught through the regular curriculum at Grinnell.
Students and faculty tour Moscow
GDS is a concentration you can design to fit your interests in developing countries.
Students performing a traditional dance
International and global-nomad students compose a vibrant presence at Grinnell.
A group of students poses in front of The New York Times office
The Rosenfield Program connects the Grinnell community to the broader social and political issues that define the world beyond Grinnell.