The Intercultural Studies Department provides excellent opportunities to learn about cross-cultural ministry and put your new-found skills into practice. Here's just a sampling of the fun world of ICS.

Children of Abraham

Jews, Muslims and Christians of Dubuque gather once a month to discuss important topics. This is a great place to meet people of other faiths, right here in our back yard!

Chicago Trip

ICS students experienced Hindu culture, food, and contextualized ministry.

Mission Trip to Mexico

Students took the Gospel to Mexico during the Spring Break.


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The Great Persecution Field Trip

We took a field trip to learn of a link between Dubuque and the persecution that took place during the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Find out what the students of History of Missions, European Studies and Church History learned.

Muslim Christian Dialog

Christian apologist Jay Smith, and Islamics Professor Inamul Haq present their case on campus: The Qur'an or the Bible--Which is the Scripture of Peace?

History of Missions

Two creative students summarized the innovative technological leaps that took place in missions in the twentieth century.

Intercultural Fair

An increasing number of international students are coming to our North American colleges, providing us with a strategic opportunity for exposure to other cultures, and reach out in meaningful ways. Here, International students of the Dubuque colleges got together for the first-ever Intercultural Fair in February of 2008; the community responded enthusiastically.

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