Study Abroad Options

There are three different ways to study abroad and get credit towards the Honors program:

1) You can go on one of the Honors faculty-led programs. Currently there are two such opportunities:

2) You may substitute a course you take abroad for an Honors requirement such as a Social Science course or a Junior Seminar. See the curriculum checklist for options. You must get approval from the director of the Honors College to make such a substitution.

3) Alternatively, you may participate one of these "study away" programs:

Please visit our map for an interactive way to view where students have studied abroad, to learn about their experiences, and to contribute your own information!

For a sense of what some students have been doing and seeing, see the following blogs and videos:

Symphonee Montgomery in Spain

Sarah Goupil in Spain

Abigail DeHart in India

Michael Baldwin in Switzerland

Kristen Childs in Slovenia

Zoe Kilbourne in Denmark

For more information about available programs, contact the Meijer Honors College Office at or (616) 331-3219, or the Padnos International Center, email or call (616) 331-3898.

Honors Israel Study Abroad 2020

Interested in a study abroad trip this spring? Join Professor Cataldo on a 2 week trip to Israel!

First page of information regarding Israel Study Abroad trip

Second page of Israel Study Abroad trip