If you’re studying languages at university and want to get involved in global mission during your year abroad, Crosslinks can help!

We have exciting opportunities in French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking countries (among others!). All are based with Crosslinks partners who will provide care and training as well as an insight into long-term mission work. Our placements could make up part or the whole of your year abroad and can be tailored to your gifts and preferences. 

Over the last few years, language students have spent their year abroad with Crosslinks in Belgium, Chile, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Opportunities include working with children and youth, being a church apprentice, helping with IT, admin and music, teaching English, studying at a bible college, and getting involved with student and community outreach. It’s a great way to improve your language skills and serve God’s people overseas! 

Each placement is different and so accommodation, living and travel costs vary. We help you to develop a budget and find ways to fund your trip. 

‘The support I received was excellent and my French improved drastically!’
Rachel, Belgium, 2019

‘An unforgettable, once-in-a- lifetime experience in Chile that I would recommend highly to anyone and everyone!’
Joe, Chile, 2017

‘I learnt a lot about how I can better understand the Bible for myself and I’m very excited to put this into practice.’
Charmaine, Belgium, 2019

‘Great experience, I had to work hard not to stay in my comfort zone but I am more confident now and have a greater love for the wider church family.’
Jack, Germany, 2018

‘God used this year to shape me and grow me a lot – I can see now how God has a plan much higher than my own!’
Jo, Spain and Italy, 2018-19

‘I had a great time – I learnt lots and had the opportunity to serve lots and be encouraged.’
Nathan, Belgium, 2018

‘Harder but better than I was expecting. God has taught me so much about himself. I would wholeheartedly recommend the Crosslinks’ short-term mission programme to others.’
Robyn, Germany, 2019

‘One of the best years of my life!’
Ellie, France, 2019

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