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Study Abroad: The Rinker Center for Experiential Learning

David and Leighan Rinker, with the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, have established the Rinker Center for Experiential Learning (CEL). The center provides an engaged, academic travel study experience for students. Educational benefits of the program include understanding the history and culture of the country visited as well as increasing employability.

You will learn to appreciate the cultural expressions of the country, including artwork, literature, languages, religion and architecture, as well as living as a Christian student abroad.

All Programs

Semester Abroad:

  • London (see below)
  • Italy (see below)
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • France
  • New Zealand
  • Oxford Summer Programme
  • Scotland
  • Uganda



Travel Study Trips:

  • Paris, France
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Athens, Greece
  • Barcelona, Spain

Contact Us

PBAabroad Office
Okeechobee Hall 108
(561) 803-2544

Rinker Center for Experiential Learning Website

Spring Semester in London

Spend a semester in London through PBA's Study Abroad programs.

Your Experience

You will live at a host university, University of Roehampton, London's only campus university. Some coursework will be taught by a PBA faculty member, and you also will have the opportunity to take courses offered by the University of Roehampton. The university has a broad range of expertise across the areas of education, arts and humanities, human and life sciences and social sciences.


Spring Semester in Italy

Your ExperienceSpend your semester in Italy through PBA's study abroad program, one of many options through the Rinker Center for Experiential Learning.

You will engage in comprehensive academic program, experience hands-on coursework in art restoration, design, film and archaeology, make strong connections to the community and have opportunities for community projects, get involved in student clubs, and partner with the University of Florence and local businesses, goverment and festivals for various academic activities.