Why Dickinson?

For more than 50 years, Dickinson College has operated its own global study and research centers. These centers immerse students in the study of foreign language and foster a deeper understanding of the political, social, cultural and economic histories of the countries and regions where they are located. They form a worldwide network of living laboratories from which students can trace the causes and consequences of global forces, examine differing policy responses to global change and assess and learn from successes and failures


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Commitment to building resilience, intercultural learning and intensive immersion

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A student-centered liberal-arts education in a dynamic global setting

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Programs offer the opportunity to do intensive language study and integrate into a local university


“The Dickinson in Russia program was an amazing experience, culturally and intellectually. It’s a well-organized and well-executed program that allowed me and the other students studying in Moscow to get as much out of the experience as possible.”


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“While studying on the Dickinson in France program, I learned independence, decision-making and global citizenship in ways that I had never thought about before. Living in France helped improve my French exponentially, but it also taught me about myself, about the world and about my place in it.”



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Dickinson staff and faculty provide Comprehensive onsite academic, intercultural and administrative Support.


“ My year in Bremen was challenging, but entirely rewarding and worthwhile. Taking classes at the university in Bremen showed me a new side of higher education, improved my language and communication skills as well as my confidence. Living in a city was also a new and exciting opportunity.”

Phoebe Allebach ’17

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Have The Courage To Challenge Your Worldview.


The following institutions approve our programs and/or have sent their students on Dickinson study abroad programs: Allegheny College, Barnard College, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Bryn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Claremont McKenna College, Fordham University, Franklin & Marshall College, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Grinnell College, Hood College, Kenyon College, Knox College, Lafayette College, Macalester College, Middlebury College, Oberlin College, Sarah Lawrence College, Scripps College, Shepherd University, Skidmore College, Swarthmore College, Trinity College, Tufts University, University of Miami, Washington University, Wesleyan University, Westminster College, The College of Wooster.