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  • The Interim Opportunity Fair will be held Wednesday, March 28th, from 11:00am-2:00pm in the Brushaber Commons.
  • Applications for Interim 2018 off-campus courses will be accepted from Wednesday, March 28th - Tuesday, September 21st, 2018.
  • The priority deadline is May 4, 2018.
  • Students must complete an application process which includes a personal statement, GPA check and clearance from the Business Office. Individual courses may have additional requirements. Please see course description for details.
  • Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis unless noted in individual course descriptions
  • A non-refundable $150 confirmation fee will be due once accepted into an interim course. This will be placed towards overall course fees. 

Applications from non-Bethel students will be considered on a space-available basis after the priority deadline. For other questions, please stop in the office (CC320A), call 651.635.2372, or e-mail Eliza Jensen at

2019 Courses and locations:

Interim Study Abroad Fair on March 28th from 11AM-2PM. Stop by for more information and to grab an application!

Approved Non-Affiliated J-Term Programs

If you do not find a trip that fits your needs among Bethel’s interim programs, the following non-affiliated programs offer January courses in a variety of countries:

AIFS: Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador,  England, France,  Germany,  Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Spain, South Africa

CIEE:  Brazil, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain 

HECUA: Ecuador: Social and Political Transformation 

ISA: Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Spain

USAC: Australia, Costa Rica, Cuba, or Spain

2019 Course Information:

Belize: Integrative Medicine in a Cross-Cultural Setting

Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands: Natural History and Future Prospects

European Pioneers in Psychology

Introduction to International Business - Europe

History of Science in Europe

World War I

Contemporary Wellbeing and Traditional Therapies in Taiwan

The Urban Church-India 

Science and Technology- New Zealand