Summer 2022 Off-Campus Programs
All Programs are subject to internal approval, minimum enrollment, and ongoing evaluation of local conditions, including enhanced health and safety reviews in light of COVID-19. All Programs, therefore, are subject to change.
Tel Shimron Excavation
Tel Shimron, an ancient city in Northern Israel with biblical and historical significance, is the location of Wheaton College’s archaeological excavation, sponsored by generous support from the Museum of the Bible. Each summer, Wheaton students have had the opportunity to join a six week dig in Israel, led by Professor of Archaeology, Dr. Daniel Master. At Tel Shimron, undergraduate Wheaton students take classes which emphasize Global Perspectives, History, Social Inquiry, and the practice of Science that meet requirements in the thematic core of Wheaton’s general education curriculum.
The Biology Intensive Track that gives upper-Biology students the opportunity to apply their biological knowledge (specifically human anatomy) within the context of archaeological excavation and learn archaeological methods in an active dig site. Learn more >>>
Western European Philosophies of Education
Wheaton in ChinaThe Wheaton in China experience features an immersive study of Chinese language and culture where students have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of how culture plays a profound role in human experience. Through observing how cultural difference affects the minds and hearts of people, students learn to better articulate their own cultural identity. The program offers cultural courses taught by host school faculty and on-site mandarin courses where students are placed according to their language level. One cultural course is taught by a Wheaton faculty member. Learn more >>>
Wheaton in EnglandThe Wheaton in England program provides students the opportunity to immerse themselves in literary narratives, historical realities, and visual culture as they experience the richness of British culture and its global connections. In the unifying seminar, students read select literary offerings that offer the chance to practice spiritual and academic reflection on how language and place mutually constitute each other. Students will not only study the British classics and root them in the imaginative soil of place, but also engage with contemporary British and global literature within the realities of Britain today. Learn more >>>
Wheaton in GermanyWheaton in Germany is a summer study program enabling students to build their language proficiency in German, deepen their learning through visits to sites of historical interest, and develop their intercultural competence through interactions with native speakers. Based in Munich and Berlin, the program also includes side travel to other German cities. Learn more >>>
Wheaton in the Holy Lands
Wheaton in the Holy Lands is a study of the New Testament, Christian theology and historical geography through on-site lecture/instruction in Israel, Greece, and Rome. Students engage with issues of the theological development of the Church through the centuries, its historic faith expressions, and dialogue with other faith traditions. The six-week program offers students the experience of a lifetime, exploring the Holy Lands under the guidance and instruction of Wheaton professors and local experts. Learn more >>>