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Institute for Global Studies

Grace's Gateway to the World

Grace offers many different global opportunities spanning from short term trips to study abroad options, modern language degrees, to cultural experiences on campus. The Institute for Global Studies is your one-stop-shop when it comes to engaging the world.

Go Encounter Trips

Have you wondered if there’s a way to travel to another country in college without spending an entire semester there? At Grace, there is!

Study Abroad/Go Exchange

Are you interested in spending a semester in another country? Find out about the wide variety of options you have to do so! And don't forget--you can study abroad regardless of the major you choose!

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Modern Language Program

Want to major or minor in French or Spanish? Our Modern Language Program focuses on equipping individuals to serve Christ in a global community.

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International Students

If you are an international student wanting to come to Grace, then this page is for you! We want to make your path to Grace as stress-free as possible. Learn more about how we walk with you through the Admissions process.

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Lindsey Richter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Languages (French); Director, Modern Languages Program; Director of the Institute for Global Studies

Phone: 800-544-7223 ext. 6156

Debora Wilhite

Program Coordinator of Global Initiatives

Debora administers Cross-Cultural Field Experience, study abroad, and student exchange, fulfills the role as DSO, and provides administrative support for the Core and First Year.
Phone: 574–372–5100, ext. 6285

Have questions? We're happy to help.

Trip Information:
For Go Encounter trips information or to access the registration form, please visit the Grace Portal.


(574) 372-5100, ext. 6133.