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Languages & Cultural Studies Study Abroad Programs

The study of languages and cultural studies is perfectly complemented by World Endeavors study abroad programs. World Endeavors study abroad programs offer you the perfect opportunity to soak up your global citizenship and immerse yourself in diverse cultures and languages.

World Endeavors has been an industry leader in languages and cultural studies study abroad programs for 20 years, and we have the experience to find you the perfect match. We offer programs with a broad range of courses available, including African studies, Celtic/Irish studies, Chinese, gender and sexuality studies, linguistics and much more.

When you choose to study languages and cultural studies abroad with World Endeavors, you are not only earning credits toward your final degree, but boosting your resume with the invaluable skill set that comes from studying in a foreign country.


Language and culture are interwoven, and studying languages and cultural studies abroad will offer you a rich variety of experiences in which you can soak up diverse cultures and immerse yourself in a foreign language. Building interpersonal relationships with other international and local students during your stay in a foreign country will prepare you for working with a range of colleagues in your future workplace.

When you’re not in class, you can take part in the many activities and excursions available as a way to further immerse yourself in the richness of an unfamiliar country and culture.


Studying languages and cultural studies abroad is an opportunity to experience the world in a unique way, while building an impressive resume.

  • Broaden your perspective as a global citizen by immersing yourself in different environments and scholastic practices
  • Learn about cultural traditions from language experts in their own countries
  • Gain a unique perspective on how other countries are tackling challenges like refugees and non-mother tongue speakers

Every World Endeavors Study Abroad Program Includes

Our study abroad programs are as unique as our destinations, but there are program features that unify all of our study experiences.


  • Top accredited universities
  • Flexible durations – 2 to 4 weeks to a full academic year
  • Expansive destination options
  • English instruction offered in all locations


  • Vetted campus accommodations selected with quality and safety in mind
  • Friendly community of peers from local host country and around the world


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator


  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support
  • Activities and cultural engagement
  • On-campus social events, clubs and sports


  • Professional assistance and collaboration with home institution on course approvals and credit transfers
  • Transcript received directly from university abroad


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

Our Top Study Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors offers study abroad programs in several destinations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, English-speaking and non-English speaking. Semester, year-long, and summer programs are all available. Our wide range of options means you can find the program which is just right for you.

Types of Humanities & Social Sciences Study Abroad programs

Don’t panic if you don’t see your preferred field of study listed! Our advisors can help match you to the best program.

How to choose the best Study Abroad program

Selecting the perfect study abroad program can be easy! Follow these steps to find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

Earn Credit Toward Your Degree

Studying abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your academic interests in an international context! Use our Program Finder tool to search by field of study and take classes toward your major.

Choose Your Dream Destination 

Combine education and exploration of your dream destination! Evaluate which program countries align with your interests and academic objectives.

Improve your Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit Your Budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

The Time is Right

Explore programs offered in just the right window of opportunity. We offer semesters in the fall or spring, full academic year programs, or shorter summer study programs.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.


Languages & Cultural Studies Study Abroad FAQs

How long does a study abroad program typically last?

We offer language and cultural studies study abroad programs in various durations, so you can study abroad for a semester, a full academic year, or you can choose one of our summer or winter study abroad programs.

n I study abroad as a Languages & Cultural Studies major without delaying my graduation?

Yes, you can. Our study abroad programs are all with fully accredited international universities, and we will work with you and your advisor at your home university to pre-approve all the courses you take abroad to ensure smooth credit transfer after the program.

Will studying Languages & Cultural Studies abroad give me an advantage in the job market?

Yes, managers look for a broad skill set when hiring and the skills you gain from the cultural and language immersion when studying abroad will serve you well.

How much support will I have?

Between our World Endeavors team and your host institution, you will have constant support to help you solve any problems you encounter while studying language and cultural studies abroad with us.

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How to apply for a Study Abroad Program

You’ve decided to study abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to CHANGE YOUR WORLD!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to study and explore like never before!