About Us

We are dedicated to identifying, developing, and implementing educational opportunities for Cedarville students and enhancing the global perspective of academic programs at Cedarville University.

International Programs goals are to foster:

  • cultural sensitivity and cross-cultural dialogue
  • reflection on global issues
  • enlightened and responsible global citizenship and leadership
  • learning, self-discovery, personal and professional growth; independence
  • appreciation for diversity

International Programs services include:

  • advisement for educational opportunities abroad, including internships
  • pre-departure orientation and assistance and support to students for the duration of their experience
  • advisement by resident directors and host institution staff
  • support to faculty and staff in the design and administration of all types of study abroad programs
  • coordination among relevant academic and administrative departments at Cedarville University and between Cedarville and partner institutions
  • regular site visits by Cedarville administrators and faculty

International Programs objectives are to:

  • integrate study abroad in the undergraduate curriculum
  • provide undergraduate students with an abroad experience
  • continuously explore and develop new program sites, and increase the range of opportunities for study around the world
  • foster academic excellence in all programs abroad
  • encourage the study of foreign languages (on-campus and abroad)
  • encourage internships and other practical learning experiences abroad
  • promote semester/academic year programs as well as short-term programs during the summer
  • facilitate student exchanges
  • integrate study abroad with on-campus academic programs, advisement, and activities