Study Abroad Program

Carson-Newman offers study abroad opportunities ranging from a few weeks to full semesters or an entire year. These programs can truly be life-changing.  Exploring the information below is a great way to start.  You can also make an appointment to visit with the Center for Global Education to learn all about the opportunities available to you as a C-N Eagle.

A variety of programs exist, including faculty-led programs, exchange programs, partner university programs and programs run by outside providers.

Program Options

  • Faculty Led Programs

    Study abroad with your fellow classmates and C-N professors during Spring Break or a summer term. Programs vary from year-to-year. Visit the Study Abroad Fair each fall or contact the Center for Global Education to learn more about the programs available.

  • Exchange Programs

    Spend a semester or year abroad as a C-N exchange student. These opportunities maximize your available financial aid funding.

    We have exchange agreements in Japan, South Korea, China, and Spain. The universities abroad send their students to study at Carson-Newman for a semester or a year, and Carson-Newman students may study abroad for a semester as an exchange student. These programs offer the most financial aid possibilities to C-N students as all federal, state, and C-N institutional aid apply for a semester abroad at an exchange university. The programs in Japan, South Korea, and China do not require any prior language instruction, although language courses will be required while studying abroad. Our exchange program in Spain requires fluency in Spanish. For more information on these programs, contact the Center for Global Education.

    Related Links:
    Kansai Gaidai University (Japan)
    Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (Japan)
    Namseoul University (South Korea)
    Seinan Gakuin University (Japan)Yantai University (China)

  • Partner University Abroad

    Carson-Newman is connected with a number of universities abroad where you can spend a semester. C-N has partner universities in England, Hong Kong, Salzburg, Tokyo, and New York City. Spend a semester studying a foreign language, exploring a major global city, or enjoying classic European art and music. Federal and state financial aid may be used for participation in one of these programs, but C-N institutional aid will not apply. For more information on these programs, contact the Center for Global Education.

    Related Links:

    Edge Hill University (UK)
    Hong Kong Baptist University
    Kingston University (London)
    Liverpool Hope University (UK)
    New York City Semester
    Salzburg College (Austria)
    Tokyo Christian University

  • Outside Study Abroad Provider

    C-N works alongside numerous study abroad providers to make available more programs in more locations offering more courses.

    A number of study abroad providers offer opportunities around the world to C-N students. From a few weeks in the summer to full semesters abroad, the locations and programs are virtually endless. Whether you are wanting a language immersion program, an internship abroad, or the opportunity to earn academic credit while serving in a local ministry organization, there’s a place for you. Federal and state aid may be used if your program qualifies. Contact the Center for Global Education for more information.

    Related Links:
    Consortium for Global Education/CAPA
    Kentucky Institute for International Studies
    Semester in Spain
    Veritas Abroad

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Study Abroad
Melissa Summey, Director of Global Education
P 865-471-4153

  • Being in a new culture, especially a culture so radically different from mine, means there is a new lesson around every corner.
    Sorrell Bourgeois / Hong Kong study abroad 2017
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