Current & Upcoming Programs

Due to the current global pandemic’s ongoing health and safety concerns, travel restrictions, and subsequent logistical and ethical travel implications, all faculty-led study abroad programs will not be supported through August 1, 2021.

For more information on Principia’s response to the global pandemic, visit the Update Center.

Fall 2021

Ecuador & the Galapagos

Led by Dr. Scott Eckert, Professor of Biology, and Chris Young, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, with Dr. Cecily Lee, Visiting Faculty

Winter Break 2021-2022

St. Lucia

Stephanie Lovseth, Instructor of Educational Studies

Summer Break 2022

New Zealand

Led by Stephanie Bauer, Instructor of Mass Communication, and Kristin Halsey, Instructor in the Center for Teaching and Learning

Slovenia, Croatia & Bosnia

Led by Ellen Sprague, Associate Professor in the Center for Teaching and Learning

Fall 2022


Dr. Marie Farson,  Assistant Professor of Earth Science, with Dr. Karen Eckert, Professor of Sustainability

Winter 2022-2023

Berlin, Germany

Dr. Peter van Lidth de Jeude, Associate Professor of History, with Will Buchanan, Visiting Faculty

Music in Europe: Paris, Vienna & Prague

Dr. Joe Van Riper,  Associate Professor of Music, and Dr. Rose Whitmore, Associate Professor of Music

Summer 2023

Lake District, England

Dr. John Lovseth, Associate Professor of Biology and Natural Resources, and Dr. Heidi Snow, Professor of English


Dr. Sarah Andrews, Assistant Professor of Global Studies


Dr. Julien Ekiaka Oblazamengo, Assistant Professor of Languages and Culture