Our global focus begins on campus, where we emphasize the global competence needed in a competitive world. Through a variety of language offerings, world-focused majors and a diverse student body coming from 34 nations, Cobbers are culturally engaged. Beyond the classroom, hundreds of students travel the world each year to participate in study away, global internships and volunteer opportunities. 

Jillian Jirik

Because of Concordia's emphasis on the liberal arts, students can study a second language while simultaneously pursuing a specified field.

World Languages

Fluency in a second language is an invaluable asset in today’s global job market. Concordia offers five language programs ranging from French to Chinese.

Student Global Experiences

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Cobbers Connect Across the Ocean

Dr. David Borge ’76, registered dietitian Kayla Lindquist ’17, and Dr. Mark Hiesterman ’00 all share a passion for helping others. That, coupled with a sense of adventure, brought each of them independently to the same Saipan hospital in the U.S. commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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Becoming Responsibly Engaged in our Nation’s Capital

Political science major Dreyton Rud ’22 shares his experience from the Lutheran College Washington Semester internship program and how it led to a full-time position following graduation.

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