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Summer Programs

Here is a list of the programs for Summer 2018. Learn more general information for our summer programs here.

International Programs Campus Programs

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires GE

Take classes while living with an Argentine family and being immersed in the Latin culture.


Buenos Aires Upper Division Spanish

Complete Upper Division Spanish courses while signing a contract to speak only Spanish (social media included!)


Buenos Aires Service-Learning Program

Transform your life, your time and the lives of the people you meet as you serve and learn in Buenos Aires.


Florence GE 

Study Humanities in the city where the Renaissance was born and complete your other General Education requirements.


Heidelberg GE

Spend a summer at Pepperdine's first international program which has been recently renovated. Explore a magical city straight out of a storybook, nestled below an ancient castle.


Heidelberg Religion

Pursue a course in Religion while studying in town steeped in tradition and a country filled with religious tension and numerous expansive narratives.

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London GE 

Study literature and history in the city where some of the world's greatest literary works were written, and where history comes alive.


London Harry Potter Program

Students will analyze the Harry Potter texts through oral and written assignments, and will develop a deeper understanding of the literature in relation to its historical and cultural contexts.


Lausanne GE

Located on the north shore of beautiful Lake Geneva, the city of Lausanne is a bustling international city. Within a short train ride, student have access to the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the World Heath Organization, and Nestle's international headquarters.


Lausanne Intensive French Homestay

In the Lausanne Program's intensive language program, students can complete 8 units of French while living in a homestay with a local family, getting to know Swiss culture, and moving toward French fluency!


China/Japan: Asia Tour

With one of the world's fastest growing economies, China is the perfect place to spend a summer taking business and Asian studies courses.

Note: Due to application requirements through our partnership with Fudan University, the Shanghai summer G.E. program currently cannot accept applications from Chinese national students.


Summer Special Interest Programs

These faculty lead programs take students to locations throughout the world for unique and life changing study abroad experiences.


Australia Film (This program is currently closed to new applications)

Produce/Director/Act/Film a short film with fellow Media Production/Film students, while learning the craft in one of the burgeoning areas for film.


Edinburgh Theatre

Spend two months in Scotland, preparing and then performing a show for the Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival.


Fiji Service Mission (This program is currently closed to new applications)

Students will have the opportunity to live on the shoreline of this beautiful island while assisting and serving daily at the Mission at Natuvu Creek. Students will also work in the local schools in an impoverished area of Fiji.


Middle East Studies 

Spend the summer in Amman, Jordan, with the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.


New Zealand (This program is currently closed to new applications)

Explore New Zealand while contemplating and researching the intersection of faith and sustainability.