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J-Term IEX Courses 
You can complete one or both of your required IEX courses by participating in any study away J-Term program(s). Each J-Term study away course satisfies one J-Term course requirement.

Gustavus J-Term Courses

SUMMER 2019 JANUARY INTERIM 2020
The following programs will be offered for J-Term 2020. Please check back soon for more information and application details.
  • Australasia Olympic Quest: Understanding Sport & Leisure in Australia & Japan (Bonnie Reimann and Aaron Banks)
  • Brother Enemy: Identity, Resistance and Liberation in Cambodia and Vietnam (Phillip Voight and Patty English)
  • The City Air Will Set You Free: Queer Urban Communities and Social Justice in Berlin and Amsterdam (Darío Sánchez González)
  • Desert Survival: Cultural Innovation and Resilience in the Southern Arizona Borderlands (Annika Ericksen)
  • Discover Japan: Language, Life, and Culture in Tokyo and Kyoto (Toshiyuki Sakuragi)
  • Glaciers, Volcanoes, Sagas and Songs: Interweaving Culture and Landscape in Iceland (Jeff La Frenierre and Kjerstin Moody)
  • The Golden Age: Renaissance Art and Architecture in Italy (Betsy Byers)
  • Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble in Malaysia and Singapore (Ruth Lin, Dave Stamp, and Steve Mellema)
  • Island Schooling: Supporting Pupil Learning on Sint Maarten, Dutch West Indies (Lisa Dembouski and Deb Pitton)
  • Natural History and Conservation Biology of Tanzania: Camping Safari (Cindy Johnson)
  • Out on the Fringe: Culture, Identity, and Folklore in Scotland (Roger Adkins)
  • Placing Valencia: Language, Community, and the Eastern Spanish Coast (Carlos Mario Mejía Suárez)


HECUA Consortium Program

Application deadline: October 1


J-Term Exchange: St. Olaf

Gusties who are sophomores, juniors, and seniors also have the option to participate in a St. Olaf J-Term course through the Gustavus/St. Olaf J-Term Exchange program.  Options for J-Term 2020 will be announced in Spring 2019.