Providing students with the knowledge to thrive in an interconnected world.

Why Pursue International Studies at Luther?

The International Studies program is unique. Luther is one of only a handful of colleges in our region offering a major in international studies.

Follow your passion and interests. Our flexible, interdisciplinary program allows you to choose the direction for your research and engagement.

Study abroad with scholarships. All our majors spend a semester studying abroad. We have several program-specific scholarships to help cover the cost.

Why Pursue International Studies?

Where Our Students have Studied

Map of where Luther students have studied abroad.


Our faculty believes study abroad experiences are vital to understanding our globalized world. 

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Kylie Hanschman '17 and Emily Alcock '17 at El Puente de Los Deseos (Bridge of Wishes) in Horcón, Chile.
Rozyln Paradis '18 with an elephant while on a safari in Akagera National Park.
Two students make mole in the Dominican Republic.
Rozlyn Paradis '18 kayaking on one of the largest lakes in Africa: Lake Kivu.
Kylie Hanschman '17 and Emily Alcock '17 at Mirador Las Torres (The Towers Lookout) in Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia.

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