Hope offers more than 300+ programs in over 60 countries for off-campus study.  Freiburg, Santiago, Tokyo, St. Petersburg, Seville, Rabat, Paris, Valparaíso, Sydney…. the world is wide open.  Interested in learning more??  Contact the Fried Center for Global Engagement or stop by the MMC 109 to meet with the staff or peer advisors. They would love to help!

The Fried Center for Global Engagement aims to integrate the perspective of international students and scholars into the campus community, to provide off-campus study opportunities for all students, and to stimulate conversation of cross cultural and global issues, all of which contribute to the internationalization of Hope’s campus. This tradition of an international campus began with Hope’s first graduating class of 1879, which was one-third Japanese.

Are you ready to join in the tradition?

Abby
Class of 2023
Dance Performance and Japanese Language Studies Dual Major
Waseda University - Tokyo, Japan

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Ayanna
Class of 2023
Psychology Major, Neuroscience Minor
IES Barcelona, Spain

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Casiana
Class of 2025
Social Work Major, Peace & Justice and Spanish Double Minor
IES Santiago, Chile

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Juliana
Class of 2023
Political Science Major and French Minor
SIT Geneva, Switzerland

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Kassie
Class of 2024
Business and Communication Double Major
TEAN Sydney, Australia

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Maddy
Class of 2024
English and Language Arts Elementary Education Major
TEAN Gold Coast, Australia

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Tucker
Class of 2023
Spanish Major, pre-Physician Assistant track
IES Santiago, Chile

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Yailyn
Class of 2023
Communications Major focused on Media Production and Criticism
The Chicago Semester

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Zoe
Class of 2023
Art History and Communications Double Major
CYA Athens, Greece

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