Dordt Semester Programs

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Chicago Semester

Chicago Semester is a unique opportunity to gain experience living, learning, and working in a large metropolitan city. As an internship and seminar program, Chicago Semester has opportunities for juniors and seniors from all majors. Recognized nationally as an Experiential Education Program of the Year, students will be placed in an internship in their field, as well as take seminar courses that fulfill CORE requirements.


SPICE  |  Studies Program In Contemporary Europe * 

The Studies Program in Contemporary Europe (SPICE) is an exciting program that gives students the opportunity to study and live in the Netherlands for the spring semester. The program is a cooperative program with VIAA, a university in Zwolle, Netherlands. Students live with host families and have opportunities to interact with Dutch students as they study in one of four tracks: Western Culture, Nursing, Education, and International Business. This program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.


Semester in Zambia*


The Semester in Zambia is a unique opportunity for students to experience life as a student in Africa. Students will study at Northrise University, a Christian institution in Zambia. Choose from coursework in business, information technology, theology, or agriculture while building relationships with students in sub-Saharan Africa. This program, open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors, will give you a first-hand view into the struggles and joys of life in Zambia.


Semester in Korea*


The Semester in Korea gives students the unique opportunity to live and study alongside Korean other international students at Handong Global University. Living in the beautiful city of Pohang, South Korean, students have the opportunity to explore the rich cultural opportunities in the country. Handong offers courses in many majors, from engineering and psychology to art and business. The Semester in Korea is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.


Denver urban semester

The Denver Urban Semester is a reflective, visionary leadership development program which provides a cross-cultural experience in the heart of the city, giving you the opportunity to develop a mature understanding of God’s unique vocational direction for your life. During your semester in Denver, you’ll spend 28 to 36 hours per week at an internship, take 2 to 3 classes, and live in community. You’ll also learn about community development, careers in nonprofits, and how to serve and empower the poor. This program is available both fall and spring semesters.


*Participation in one of these programs satisfies the General Education Cross-Cultural requirement.