International Programs

Explore your World 

Embrace your sense of adventure and emerge as a global citizen with new cultural perspectives and diverse relationships. Whether in the heart of London or historic Heidelberg, you will never feel far from home. Live and study in Pepperdine-owned facilities and learn from faculty from the Malibu campus. Our international programs provide students with life-changing experiences designed for intellectual, social, personal, and spiritual transformation.

In 2014, the Institute of International Education ranked Pepperdine as one of the top ten universities in the nation for Highest Percentage of Students Who Study Abroad as well as Number of Students Who Study Abroad for Full Academic Year.

Academic Year Programs

Pepperdine students in Chile

The majority of undergraduate students spend their second full academic year abroad participating in our international programs.

Summer Programs and Internships

Pepperdine students in Heidelberg

Students also have the opportunity to study abroad and intern at our international facilities and in other specialized, changing programs during the summer months.

Student Testimonials

Contact Us

Malibu Office

Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90263-4230
P: 310.506.4230 | 310.506.4502
Malibu Office Location: TCC 131

Charles Hall, Dean of International Programs

Greg Muger, Director

Jenine Daly, Associate Director of Academics and Admissions

Karl Kalinkewicz, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Student Development

Morgan Poyer, Manager of Admissions and Preparations

Amy Brinkerhoff, Coordinator of Internships and Academics

Kayla Castro, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Drake Schaneberg, Coordinator of Office Operations

Buenos Aires Program

Pepperdine University
11 de Septiembre 955
(1426) Capital Federal
Buenos Aires
P: 011-54-11-47725969 | F: 011-54-11-48992029

Rafael De Sanzo, Program Director

Susi Battisti, Associate Director

Maria Schwartz, Program Assistant

Maria Constanza Guerrini, Program Assistant

Alejandro Bialy, Bookkeeper


Florence Program

Pepperdine University
viale Milton, 41,
Florence 50129 ITALY
P: 011-39-055-474120 | F: 011-39-055-472446

Elizabeth Whatley, Program Director

Alessio Basta, Program Assistant

Heidelberg Program

Pepperdine University
Graimbergweg 10
69117 Heidelberg

P: 011-49-6221-90250 | F: 011-49-6221-902540

Daniel Daugherty, Program Director

Martina Drefs, Program Assistant

Christina Wuttke, Academic Coordinator

Lausanne Program

Pepperdine University
Av. Marc Dufour 15
CH-1007 Lausanne
P: 011-41-21-321-0996 or 011-41-21-321-0909 | F: 011-41-21-321-0908

Ezra Plank, Program Director

Mark Barneche, Assistant Director

Armande Boichat, Program Assistant

Monika Zimmerli, Office Assistant


London Program

Pepperdine University
56 Prince's Gate
London SW72PG 
P: 011-44 20-7581-1506 | F: 011-44-20-7581-4377

Carolyn Vos Strache, Program Director

Jenny Ryan, Assistant Director

Shanghai Program

Pepperdine University
Nr. 66 Lane 532 Yu Yuan Rd.
200040 Shanghai
P: 001-86-21-6103-7086 | F: 011-86-21-6103-7070

Charlie Engelmann, Program Director

William Wu, Assistant Director

Gigi Zhang, Program Assistant

Washington D.C. Program

Pepperdine University
2011 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006
P: (202) 776-5321 | F: (202)-776-5322

Brian Swarts, Program Director

Ivy Brewer, Program Coordinator


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