Study Away

Challenge your perspective! Study Abroad vs Study Away: PLU values the diversity within the US and therefore offers academic programs both locally and globally.

PLU students earn credit and have access to Financial Aid and scholarships while studying away for a Semester, Year or Short-Term program. The Wang Center supports students during exploration, pre-departure, while they are away and when they return. Learn More

Annual Study Away Photo and Video Contest

Find contest details here

Research Grants

Students who have already had a significant amount of cross-cultural experience are encouraged to apply for a Wang Center Research Grant on their own or with a PLU faculty member. Learn More

Scholarships and Awards

Search for funding resources to Study Away through the Wang Center, program providers and national organizations. The Wang Center offers the PLU Global Scholar Award for Faculty-Led Short-Term, Gateway and Featured programs. Learn More

Upcoming Events

Make an appointment with an advisor in the Wang Center to learn more about study away options.

Short Term

Earn credit on short term study away programs during J-Term, Spring Break and Summer.

Semester Away

Gateway and Featured semester programs offer coursework and immersion in various regions.

Student Stories

Learn about Lutes' experiences studying away with diverse semester and full-year programs.