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"Grinnell put us together. This is the meeting place," says Serbian Kristina Duric '13. She and Californian Cynthia Amezcua '14 talk about international friendships, the global Grinnell family, and living abroad. Meet Grinnell in a minute and a half, then go deeper with our...

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Your Academic Adviser Since your program choice should be connected to your academic interests and four-year plan, you should start by talking with your academic adviser. Your adviser can help you decide whether studying off campus would be beneficial and may have suggestions...
OCS Application Forms are available from the Off-Campus Study Office or via the links below. OCS Application and Instructions Waiver Form Only: One-Semester Program Waiver Form Only: Two-Semester Program On-line Part of Application  Grinnell-in-London and Grinnell-in-Washington...
Austria: IES - Vienna - Music The IES Vienna Program is especially recommended for music performance majors and talented instrumentalists and vocalists who have taken at least two semesters of college-level German. Music students may audition for master classes and individual...
Australia Melbourne - University of Melbourne University of Melbourne, Australia - Arcadia University College of Global Studies Why study at the University of Melbourne?     Top-twenty world ranking in one of Australia’s largest and most diverse cities     Opportunity for study...
Belgium: Leuven - Program in European Culture and Society Primarily for philosophy students or those who wish to work on advanced projects in the social sciences, the Program in European Culture and Society operates in cooperation with the Institute of Philosophy at the...
What is Off-Campus Study? Each year, Grinnell students are accepted into a wide range of off-campus study programs both abroad and elsewhere in the United States. They study abroad throughout the world: Asia, Australia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and various...
India: Delhi - IES Institute for the International Education of Students in Delhi, India focuses on contemporary India in its cultural and historical context and offering an extremely wide  range of possible coursework, including university courses with Indian students. Location...
People's Republic of China Beijing - China Studies Institute (affiliated with American University) Beijing – China Studies Institute Why study at the China Studies Institute in Beijing? Selective acadmic program with wide range of courses taught in English and moderately...
Multiple Countries Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo – Belgrade - Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans (SIT) SIT Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans: Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo Why study in Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo with SIT? Learn about peacebuilding and post-conflict...
Grinnell-in-London currently offers up to fifteen slots for internships, up to three in the British parliament and up to twelve at-large. Because the number of students in our program who can serve as interns is regulated by the UK Border Agency, selection of students for...
Argentina Buenos Aires - Council on International Educational Exchange Council on International Educational Exchange: Liberal Arts in Buenos Aires Why study in Buenos Aires? one of Latin America’s more important economies and democracies in a global city with a rich history of...
Egypt Cairo - American University in Cairo American University In Cairo Why study in Egypt? Oldest and most populous Arab nation in the Middle East Intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Colloquial Arabic Comprehensive university with courses available in all...
United States Atlanta - Morehouse College Morehouse College is the nation's only historically black, all-male, four-year, liberal arts college, founded in 1867. The college's mission is to provide a comprehensive academic, social and spiritual experience that prepares its...
Oceans and Seas – Various locations – Sea Education Association (SEA) SEA Semester: Environmental Studies in Woods Hole & at Sea Why choose SEA Semester? Explore the largest unexplored area on Earth, the global ocean, on the leading undergraduate program in marine...
Nearly 60 percent of Grinnell students spend a semester or year on a wide range of carefully selected offcampus study programs in the U.S. and abroad. Whatever your interests, you can broaden and deepen your education by using Grinnell as your portal to the world. Grinnell...
OCS Financial Aid Information 2014-15 Estimated Cost Information for Families (Excel File) 2014-15 Estimated Cost Information for Families (pdf file) Supplement to the Cost Information for Families Spreadsheet Off-Campus Tuition And Fees 2015-2016 Students approved for off-...
South Africa: Cape Town - Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Why study in South Africa? opportunity to live in a highly diverse African nation undergoing profound social and economic changes while studying in a city faced with extremes of wealth and...
Programs Map Regions Africa - Sub-saharan Asia - East Asia - South Australia and New Zealand Europe Latin America and the Caribbean Middle East and North Africa North America Oceans and Seas  
These programs have been identified as particularly suited to the study of the following popular themes: Arts, Media, & Music Austria: IES - Vienna - MusicCzech Republic: CET – Prague - Film StudiesEngland: Grinnell-in-London (fall)England: London Dramatic Academy (Fordham)...
India Madurai - South India Term Abroad (SITA) South India Term Abroad (SITA) Why study in Madurai, India? Center of Hindu and Tamil culture in ancient temple city Intensive study of Tamil language and culture Learn theory and practice of ethnography through field assignments...
In addition to the unique opportunities available for internships and valuable learning about Washington that can take place through the Grinnell faculty director’s signature course and our local instructor’s policy course, Grinnell-in-Washington offers Grinnell students...
Applying to Study Off Campus Step One Application for Grinnell College Approval to Study Off-Campus in 2016-17 To obtain approval to apply to your first- or second-choice program Due: Monday, December 7, 2015. Approval notification: February 26, 2016 Application available from...

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Off-campus study (OCS) is a major part of the Grinnell experience, in part because so many students — nearly 60 percent — spend at least one semester away from campus. That was one of the reasons Florian Perret ’15 chose Grinnell. “I have this wanderlust,” he says. “I wanted to...
"Grinnell put us together. This is the meeting place," says Serbian Kristina Duric '13. She and Californian Cynthia Amezcua '14 talk about international friendships, the global Grinnell family, and living abroad.
Life-changing experiences await Grinnellians who study abroad or off-campus—made possible through a wealth of fellowships, internships, and programs.   So what is it like to study abroad? How does what you learn — in diverse cultures thousands of miles away — affect you and...
  Two Grinnell College students are pursuing long-standing passions while studying abroad, thanks to scholarships from the Gilman Foundation. Rachel Van Court ’15 … has been active in sustainability issues, volunteering for Oxfam, coordinating the College’s Food House and the...
Carmen Nelsen ’14 and Jeremy Wiles ’15 joined sixteen other students to share their experiences studying off-campus, and how important off-campus study is to them. At the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s (ACM) sixth annual Student Symposium, the students gave individual...
Two Grinnell College students will have an opportunity to pursue longstanding interests while studying abroad, thanks to scholarships from the Gilman Foundation. Jordan Meyers '15  Meyers, a third year from McMinnville, Ore., is spending summer and fall at Beijing Foreign...

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Nearly 60 percent of Grinnell students participate in off-campus study. Whatever your interests, you can deepen and expand your education by studying in a variety of countries, including our program in England, Grinnell-in-London, or U.S. locations, such as Grinnell-in-...