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Semester Long Programs

Many Lipscomb students say that studying abroad is the highlight of their college career. We guarantee that you will grow academically, emotionally, and spiritually during your time abroad, learning far more than you would in an ordinary classroom.

So what are you waiting for? Select your desired type of program from the list below and begin exploring the world of options!

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Semester-long programs

Outdoor statue in Florence, Italy


With the mention of the word “Italy,” a flood of sense memories are released: sun kissed landscapes, colorful markets, unforgettable meals, ancient cobblestone roads, breathtaking art, expressive language and generous strangers – even for those who have never set foot there.

Lipscomb in Florence
View of Elizabeth Tower and Big Ben clock


With its fascinating museums, the best theatre scene in the world, more green space than any other European city, several top sporting venues, and other numerous attractions, London is the most sought-after city in the world.

Lipscomb in London
Outdoor market in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica has it all: tropical climate, diverse landscapes, friendly people, and adventure around every corner. It is the top destination in Latin America for US students studying abroad. Learn more about this brand new semester-long study abroad program beginning in fall 2019.

Lipscomb in Costa Rica
Students walking outside near palace in Vienna, Austria


Whether you are a history buff, a music aficionado, an art lover, an outdoors' enthusiast or a culinary delights connoisseur, Vienna has something for you. The city boasts an astonishing quantity of monuments, palaces, parks, and museums, which house an impressive array of art and artifacts from all over the world.

Lipscomb in Vienna
Photo of the Eiffel Tower in Paris France.

Short-term programs

Spend a portion of your summer taking classes in another part of the world with our Global Apprentice program! Trips are department-specific, and students receive 3-6 credit hours. Locations vary by school year.

About short-term programs
Student stands with two children while on a mission trip

Global Ambassador: Missions

Take advantage of mission trips during summer, winter, and spring breaks! Students have the option to receive service-learning (SALT) credit, and we have over 40 trips to choose from!

About Missions