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Summer 2022 Off-Campus Programs

Wheaton College faculty design and lead a variety of summer international or domestic study programs to complement and enhance the on-campus academic experience. Here are the Anticipated Summer 2022 programs (for-credit).

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.

Arts in London

Arts in London is a four-week culture program in London, England. The program offers a variety of opportunities for students to attend concerts, theater, opera, and ballet and visit museums and art galleries while living in London. Day-long excursions to Canterbury and Cambridge provide the opportunity to experience "the arts" in different areas of Britain, while Celtic culture is explored during a long weekend in Wales. Learn more >>>


FPE Abroad | International Study Program

FPE Abroad | International Study Program is an exciting eight-week immersion program uniquely blending the cultural, political, economic and business aspects of cultures around the globe. The program focuses on the interaction of political and economic policy, the effects of globalization on human flourishing, and the economic well-being of countries in the study area. Students take part in numerous site visits and hear lectures from business leaders and diplomats. This program features on-campus and off-campus learning, and as part of the course work, student teams, with faculty guidance, develop research projects designed to be presented at the corporate or policy executive level. Learn more>>>

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 gives upper-level 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

This program provides students with the opportunity to observe and interact with schools in international contexts. Students will read and discuss philosophers of education from the host countries (Italy, Germany, and England) and will spend time observing classrooms and interacting with students and teachers from schools in those countries. In addition, students will interact with the local cultures and engage in informal conversations with future teachers from colleges in those cultures. Learn more >>>

Wheaton in China

The 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 England

The 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 Germany

Wheaton 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 >>>


Wheaton in the Spain

Summer study in Salamanca, Spain offers courses in advanced Spanish language and civilization for both language majors and non-majors. Language courses are taught by native Spanish instructors; civilization courses are taught by Wheaton faculty. Students live in Spanish homes for one month. The program includes two weeks of touring; sites visited may include Madrid, El Escorial, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, Mérida, Segovia, Avila, León, Santiago de Compostela, Bilbao and other locations of interest. The final week in Barcelona includes a service project with national Christians.  Learn more >>>


Wheaton in Quebec

Discover the beauty of the Saguenay-Lac Saint-Jean region! Students spend four days in Montreal at the beginning of the program and then spend five weeks studying French and Québec culture - including its history, cinema, folklore, literature and song - at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Learn more >>>

Wheaton in Washington

Wheaton in Washington offers students an inside look into the work of men and women in the nation's capital. After almost two weeks of advanced preparation on campus, we will travel to Washington D.C. to interact with people who work in a wide range of organizations in many different fields.  We fill every weekday interviews and sessions with legislators, congressional aides, interest group and NGO leaders, think tank experts, journalists, religious leaders, lobbyists, administration officials, and more. Learn more >>>