Other Summer Studies

Other Study Abroad Destinations

Every summer, JBU students have the opportunity to travel across the globe and study anywhere from the mountain slopes of Switzerland to the forests of Costa Rica and the historic Irish city of Belfast. Subjects offered range from business to psychology, philosophy, and wellness. Look through the list below or stop by the International Office for more information about these study abroad opportunities! 


Previous Summer Studies Destinations


Other Programs

The Pilgrimage

Spain, France, and Switzerland

Dates: 11 May - 10 June, 2018
Cost: $4900
Team Leaders: Rod Reed

Courses Offered (6 credits):

  • KIN 1081: Aerobic walking and jogging
  • RPH 3323: Introduction to Philosophy
  • BBL 4002: Capstone Seminar




Psychology/Christian Ministries/Family & Human Services

Dates: 29 May - 26 June, 2018
Cost: $5400
Team Leaders: Kevin Simpson, Jason Lanker

Courses Offered (6 credits):

  • PSY 2233: Theories of Counseling
  • PSY/FAM 3413: Freud, Jung, and Birth of Personality Psychology
  • BBL 4002: Capstone Seminar

Costa Rica

Panama/Costa Rica Business Studies

Dates: 7 May - 21 May, 2018
Cost: $3495
Team Leaders: Randall Waldron

Courses Offered:

  • BUS 4133: Strategic Management from an International Perspective


Irish Studies: Family & Human Services 

Dates: 16 July - 30 July
Cost: $3900
Team Leaders: Melissa Hall

Courses Offered:

  • ICS 4123: Intercultural Family Seminar



Poland Studies

Location: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia
Team Leaders: Jason Lanker & Kevin Simpson

Courses Offered (6 credits):

  • CMN 2263: Discipleship and Evangelism
  • PSY 2243: Introduction to Therapeutic Interviewing
  • BBL 4002: Capstone Seminar in Christian Life



China Studies

Location: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, and Yunan, China

Team Leaders: Randall Waldron
Cost: $5995
Team Size: 8-10

Courses Offered:

  • ECN 4133: The Chinese Economy (Selected Topics) 
  • INT 4133/ BUS 4133: The Chinese Business Environment (Selected Topics)



Italian Studies

Location: Venice, Florence, Rome, Turin, and Milan, Italy
Team Leaders: Scott Jones
Team Size: 12

Courses Offered:

  • BBL 3003 Evangelical Theology
  • POL 2013 American Government
  • ART 2153 European Arts and Culture