St. Olaf Affiliated Programs

St. Olaf offers a variety of affiliated off-campus programs. They are consortial programs, exchanges, and other affiliated programs that have been selected for their academic excellence and their fit with the St. Olaf curriculum. All programs have been approved by the St. Olaf curriculum committee and offer St. Olaf resident credit, though grades are not calculated in the St. Olaf GPA.

Most of the programs listed below by region are semester or year programs, but there are a few options in Interim and summer session as noted.  Each program has a St. Olaf faculty program advisor who advises and selects participants.  Additional information can be found on the International and Off-Campus Studies website, including program details, eligibility requirements, costs, and application procedures and timelines. Partial scholarships are automatically awarded for accepted students with demonstrated financial need.

Interested students may seek advising from the International and Off-Campus Studies office or the faculty program advisor listed on the linked web page. Financial aid counselors are able to estimate approximate scholarship amounts for an individual applicant.


Ghana: Arts and Sciences in Legon (CIEE)

Namibia: Nation-Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing the Mind (CGE)

South Africa: Arts & Sciences in Cape Town (CIEE)


China: Term in China (East China Normal University, Shanghai)

India: Student Teaching (Kodaikanal International School, Singapore International School, or Woodstock International School)

Japan: Hokusei Gakuen University

Japan: NUPACE Program, Nagoya University

Japan: Japan Studies, Waseda University

Korea: Yonsei University

Taiwan: Term in Taiwan (Fulbright CSAT)

Australia and New Zealand

Australia: CAPA Global Cities Study and Intern Program

Australia: CAPA Program at University of Technology Sydney

Australia: Curtin University

New Zealand: University of Otago


Denmark: DIS Copenhagen

England: CMRS Oxford Humanities Program (Middlebury College)

England: Harris Manchester College – Oxford University

England: Lancaster University

England: London School of Economics and Political Science

England: University of East Anglia

France: French Studies in Paris (IES)

France: Liberal Arts Program in Rennes (CIEE)

Germany: Middlebury in Mainz

Germany: University of Konstanz

Greece: College Year in Athens

Hungary: Budapest Semester in Mathematics

Hungary: Budapest Semester in Mathematics Education

Ireland: National University of Ireland, Galway

Ireland: Trinity College, Dublin

Ireland: University College Dublin

Italy: Study Abroad in Milan (IES)

Netherlands/Germany/Czech Republic/Poland: Women's and Gender Studies in Europe (Carleton)

Northern Ireland: Democracy and Social Change (HECUA)

Norway: Oslo International Summer School - Summer session

Norway: University of Oslo

Norway: University of Southeastern Norway

Norway: The New Norway – Globalization, Identity, and Politics (HECUA) 

Russia: Russian Area Studies in St. Petersburg (CIEE)

Russia: Novgorod State University

Scotland: University of Aberdeen

Scotland: University of Dundee

Spain: Liberal Arts Program in Seville (CIEE)

Sweden: DIS Stockholm

Middle East

Egypt:  American University in Cairo

Turkey: Bogazici University

North America

Ashland, OR:  Oregon Extension

Chicago, IL: Chicago Semester Student Teaching & Seminar

Chicago, IL: Newberry Seminar Research in the Humanities (ACM)

Cuernavaca, Mexico: Social Work in a Latin American Context

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: Inequality in America Twin Cities (HECUA)

Washington, DC: Washington Semester

Waterford, CT: National Theater Institute

South and Central America and the Caribbean

Argentina: Advanced Spanish Immersion (IES)

Argentina: Latin American Societies and Cultures (IES)

Costa Rica and Guatemala: Social Change in Central America (CGE)

Ecuador: Community Internships in Latin America CILA (HECUA)

Ecuador: Social and Political Transformation (HECUA) - Interim