Study Abroad

Expand your horizons and experience things from a different perspective through studying abroad at WPU.

Our study abroad program brings the pages of your textbook to life by immersing you in foreign cultures and providing unforgettable learning experiences. Imagine exploring the fascinating city of Tokyo or taking a gondola ride through the canals of Venice. The possibilities are endless!

What are the benefits for taking your education on the road with one of WPU’s life-changing semester abroad programs?

  • Learn new languages
  • Experience exciting cultures
  • Gain a valuable perspective on the world
  • Create unforgettable memories
  • Earn college credits

Upcoming Study Abroad Trips

  • The British Isles
    May 15-26, 2024

    Program Highlights

    • Walking tour of London
    • Westminster Abbey
    • British Museum
    • Visit Stonehenge
    • Glastonbury Abbey
    • Visit the Roman Baths
    • High Grove House Gardens
    • Gloucester Cathedral
    • Caernaforn Castle
    • Walking tour of Dublin
    • Trinity College

    TOTAL COST – $4,759

    • Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $1,000 Ragland Scholarship
    • Price includes roundtrip airfare on major airline carriers, ground transportation, hotels, full-time Tour Director, two Trip Leaders from WPU, local expert guides in each city, all breakfasts, four dinners, entrance fees to selected sites, travel insurance (provided by WPU), and pre-trip prep course.
    • Not included:  lunches and some dinners, tips for tour guides snacks, and miscellaneous travel expenses (i.e. passport).


    For more information about the trip contact:

  • Yucatan Peninsula
    June 8 – 21, 2024


    • Studying ancient cultures
    • Exploring many archaeological sites
    • Visiting the regional capital of Merida and other cities and Maya Villages

    TOTAL COST – $3,600

    Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $700 Ragland Scholarship

    To ENROLL NOW contact Adair Robertson (International Studies Coordinator)

    Dr. Laura Vick

What places have WPU students traveled to?

We offer a variety of different study abroad opportunities including short-term faculty-led trips, semester abroad programs and summer programs.

Below are a few of the cool places our students have been to.

  • Italy
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Wales
  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Spain
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Australia
  • Qatar
  • Morocco
  • South Africa

Hear about WPU’s student exchange program with Qatar University

“The Italy trip was SO fun. We were able to go to so many cool places and see so many things. I never would have been able to experience that had I not gone to WPU.” 

Trea Brady ’16

WPU Professor, Dr. Vick leads students on a Study abroad trip in Mexico.

“I fell in love with the region and Mesoamerica…and in 1994 I started doing Spider Monkey research in a small Maya village.”

Professor Emerita Dr. Laura Vick & 25 Years of WPU Study Abroad in Yucatán, Mexico
Professor Emerita of Anthropology