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Study Abroad

Grand View offers a variety of international study abroad and domestic study away programs that engage students in opportunities to enhance their learning beyond the classroom. With Grand View, you can immerse yourself in another culture through an international (study abroad) or domestic (study away) off-campus learning adventure. Travel and learn with Grand View faculty on short-term faculty led programs or spend a summer, semester, or an entire academic year abroad. Each year Grand View students gain cultural competence, globalize their degree, and experience life in another culture through off-campus programs in the United States and around the globe. Make the world your classroom with Grand View.

Are you ready to…

  • Gain a different perspective on your academic studies
  • Live in a culture different from your own
  • Give yourself a competitive edge when entering the job market or applying to graduate school
  • Travel to unique and interesting places and develop connections with individuals around the world
  • Improve your intercultural communication and foreign language skills

To watch videos of students discussing their study abroad experiences, click the video icon!



For more information, please contact Mark Daly at 515-263-6178 or mdaly@grandview.edu.

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Prospective Students

Explore Grand View's opportunities HERE.

Current Students

Explore Grand View's opportunities HERE.

Incoming Exchange Students

Grand View University welcomes international students from our partner institutions each year.  Learn the details HERE.

Study Tours for Alumni & Community Members

Grand View alumni, friends, and Des Moines community members are invited to participate in Grand View study tours.  Learn more HERE.

Information for Parents

Grand View recognizes the important role that parents, guardians, and spouses play in a student’s participation in an off-campus study program.  Learn more about your role HERE.

Off-Campus Study Resources

Researching your off-campus destination and advanced planning are essential components to a successful off-campus experience. The resources listed will HERE help you prepare for your program as well as provide valuable information for cultural adjustment.

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