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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Randi Buerlein Scholarship
Terms: Summer
Description: The Randi Buerlein Service-Learning Scholarship at Virginia Commonwealth University was established in 2013 upon the retirement of Ms. Randi Buerlein in honor of her commitment to international service-learning. Ms. Buerlein directed education abroad [...]
VCU Departmental Exchange: Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description: Bauhaus University is located in Weimar, Germany and specializes in the artistic and technical fields.  The name Bauhaus has long stood for eagerness to experiment, openness, and creativity.  Building on the tradition of the Bauhaus mov ement,[...]
VCU Departmental Exchange: National Institute of Design (Exchange) Ahmedabad, India
Terms: Spring Description: The National Institute of Design (NID) is arguably the top design school in India.  It’s main campus, located in Ahmedadad, offers four year degrees in eight areas of design including animation, exhibition, product, ceramic & glass ,[...]
VCU Departmental Exchange: University of Westminster (Exchange) London, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: As the first and only university in the U.K. to offer a degree program in fashion merchandise management, as well as its location in one of the safest and most exciting cities in Europe, the University of Westminster serves as a great place for s tudents[...]
VCU Departmental Exchange: VCUQatar Doha, Qatar
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: The exchange program at VCUQatar is a unique opportunity to earn VCU credits while studying design in a fascinating location. You will have an insider's view of life in the gulf region and the rich culture that suffuses the area. The turquois e-blue[...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Summer: Sant'Anna Institute Sorrento, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: VCU Summer Direct-Enroll: Sant’Anna Institute   Sorrento, Italy 6 transfer credits in a variety of subjects 2 July – 5 August 2017 $3,950 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Coo rdinator Annia[...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Summer: The American College of Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Summer Description: Direct-Enroll at the American College of Greece Athens, Greece 6 transfer credits in a variety of subjects 18 May – 22 June 2017 $3,000 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Coordinator A nnia[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: Curtin University Perth, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Curtin University is a VCU International Partnership University, which allows students to study in Perth, Australia for a semester or a year.  Located in the capital of the state of Western Australia, Perth's sunny, warm climate and rela xed,[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: Fudan University Shanghai, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Fudan University is located in Shanghai, China's largest commercial and financial district, but the university is set within peaceful and appealing surroundings with close proximity to the Huangpu River, bustling shopping districts, marvelous [...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: Korea National University of Arts (K-Arts) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Korea National University of Arts (K-Arts) is a VCU International Partnership University, which allows students to study in Seoul, South Korea for a semester or a year.  Established in 1993, K-Arts is the only national university of arts wit h[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: Rabdan Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Terms: Fall, Spring Description: Life in Abu Dhabi The capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a modern metropolis on the shore of the Arabian Sea. Considered Dubai’s sister city, Abu Dhabi now has its own skyline of starchitect-designed bridges and buildings, as w ell[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: University of Cordoba Cordoba, Spain
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Located in southern Spain amidst the kaleidoscope of cathedrals and mosques, festivals and ancient cities, the University of Córdoba offers students an opportunity to study alongside your Spanish peers in a variety of subjects. All subject s[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: University of Guadalajara Guadalajara, Mexico
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: The University of Guadalajara is a VCU International Partnership university, which allows students to study in Guadalajara, Mexico for a semester or a year. Currently, students can choose from courses in arts (theatre, dance, photography, musi c,[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: University of São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Located in São Paulo, Brazil's largest commercial and financial district, the University of São Paulo is the largest institution of education and research in Brazil. USP is influential throughout Latin America and is strong in the a reas[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: University of the West of England Bristol, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description:   The University of the West of England (UWE) is a VCU International Partnership University, which allows students to study in Bristol, England for a semester or a year. Students can choose from courses, known as 'modules' in the [...]
VCU Spring Break: Jamaica Community Health Promotion Service Learning Negril, Jamaica
Terms: Spring Break Description: Jamaica Community Health Promotion Service Learning Negril, Jamaica 3 credits in HPEX 391 Jamaica: Community Health Promotion 3 March 2018 – 10 March 2018 $1,500 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   P rogram[...]
VCU Spring Break: African Americans in Paris Paris, France
Terms: Spring Break Description: African Americans in Paris Paris, France and online 3 credits in African American Studies Spring semester online course with travel dates: 4 March –  11 March 2018 $1,800 + airfare + VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet ! Program[...]
VCU Spring Break: China: Art and Culture Abroad Beijing, China
Terms: Spring Break Description: China: Art and Culture Abroad   Beijing, China 3 credits in Painting and Printmaking 3 March – 12 March 2017 $1,600 (includes airfare) + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Ruth Bo lduan,[...]
VCU Spring Break: Early and Elementary Education in Italy Florence, Italy
Terms: Spring Break Description: Early and Elementary Education in Italy Florence, Italy 7 graduate credits in Education Spring semester course with travel dates: 4 March – 15 March 2017 $2,800 + airfare + VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet! Progr am[...]
VCU Spring Break: Healthcare Delivery in Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Terms: Spring Break Description: Healthcare Delivery in Ireland   Dublin, Ireland 1 credit in Health Administration 4 March – 12 March 2017 $2,850 (includes airfare) + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Jon DeSha zo jpdeshazo@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Spring Break: VCU Globe at VCUQ Doha, Qatar
Terms: Spring Break Description: VCU Globe at VCUQ Doha, Qatar 1 credit in GLED 391 3 March -11 March 2017 $2,300 (includes airfare) + 1 credit VCU tuition (program cost is approximate) Program Director: Rachel Gable rgable@vcu.edu    Registr ation[...]
VCU Summer: Barbados: Atlantic History and Culture Bridgetown, Barbados
Terms: Summer Description: Barbados: Atlantic History and Culture Bridgetown, Barbados 3-6 undergraduate credits in African American Studies, Anthropology, English, or History 20 July 2018 – 16 August 2018 $3,100 (including airfare) + applicable VCU tuition   Program[...]
VCU Summer: Berlin: City and Studio Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Berlin: City and Studio Berlin, Germany 6 credits in Photography 2 July – 3 August 2017 $2,050 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Matthew Warren mtwarren@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Bristol, England: Mathematical Biology and History of Mathematics Bristol, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Bristol, England: Mathematical Biology and History of Mathematics 6 credits in MATH (of which, 4 credits cross-listed with BIOL/BNFO) On Campus Dates: 17 July - 28 July 2017 Travel Dates: 30 July – 11 August 2017 $1,400  + airfare + [...]
VCU Summer: British-American Intelligence: An Overview of the Special Relationship Oxford, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: British-American Intelligence: An Overview and Examination of the Special Relationship   Oxford, England 6 credits in HSEP 391 or HSEP 692 12 June 2017 – 7 July 2017 $2500 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program [...]
VCU Summer: Contemporary Challenges in Rural Communities in South Africa Durban, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa; Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Terms: Summer Description: Contemporary Social Challenges in Rural Communities in South Africa   Durban and Johannesburg, South Africa 3 or 6 credits in SOCY, AFAM, INTL, or ANTH (undergraduate and graduate) 4 July – 31 July 2017 $2850 + airfare + applicab le[...]
VCU Summer: Discover Medicine in Italy Fondi, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Discover Medicine in Italy   Fondi, Italy 6 credits in HONR 398 17 June 2017 – 8 July 2017 $1,550 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Directors Dr. Antonio Abbate antonio.abbate@vcuhealth.org   Salvatore C arbone  salvatore.carbone@vcuhealth.org Registration[...]
VCU Summer: East African Government and Politics Kigali, Rwanda; Nairobi, Kenya
Terms: Summer Description: Nairobi, Kenya; Arusha, Tanzania; and Kigali, Rwanda 6 credits in POLI, AFAM, or INTL 19 May –15 June 2018 $2,750 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Douglas Kimemia kimemiadk@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Ecuador: Leadership and Engagement Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description: Ecuador: Leadership and Engagement   Quito, Ecuador 1 credit in Leadership Studies 1 June 2016 – 15 June 2016 $2,200 (including airfare) + applicable VCU tuition Program Director Dr. Elizabeth Gagnon egagnon@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Environmental Planning in Spain Córdoba, Spain; Madrid, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Sustainable Urban and Regional Development in Spain  Madrid and Córdoba, Spain 3 credits in GVPA 591 3 June – 18 June 2017 $1,600 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program dire ctor Dr.[...]
VCU Summer: Excavating Tel Lachish, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Excavating Tel Lachish, Israel   Jerusalem, Israel 6 credits in Religious Studies, Anthropology, or International Studies 7 July – 30 July 2017 $2,600 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet !   Program[...]
VCU Summer: Fashion in Florence Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Fashion in Florence Florence, Italy 6 credits in Fashion Design and Merchandising 20 June –19 July 2017 $3,200 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Kim Guthrie kguthri1 @vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Florence Revealed Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Florence Revealed: Drawing from the Wellspring of Renaissance Thought and Vision   Florence, Italy 6 credits in COAR 391 1 June – 30 June 2017 $3,900 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   ; Program[...]
VCU Summer: Florence: Graphic Design in context Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Florence: Graphic Design in context Florence, Italy 6 credits in Graphic Design 21 May – 18 June 2017 $3,200 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program director Nicole Killian nmkillian@v cu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Florence: Italian Craft + Design Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Florence: Italian Craft + Design Florence, Italy 6 undergraduate credits in IDES 391 or 6 graduate credits in IDES 692 19 May – 17 June 2017 (tentative) $3,200 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget [...]
VCU Summer: Global Scholar/Activist Spaces: GSWS in Chiapas, Mexico Chiapas, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Global Scholar/Activist Spaces: GSWS in Chiapas, Mexico Chiapas, Mexico 3-6 transfer credits in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 4 June –2 July 2017 $3,800 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program[...]
VCU Summer: Globalization and International Studies in the Mediterranean Gaeta, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Globalization and International Studies in the Mediterranean Gaeta, Italy 6 credits in INTL 345 and 491 7 June 2016 – 7 July 2016 $2,500 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Directors Rita Paolino rpaolino@vcu.edu &n bsp; Cinzia[...]
VCU Summer: International Chamber Music: Colombia Cartagena, Colombia
Terms: Summer Description: International Chamber Music: Colombia   Cartagena, Colombia 1 - 3 credits in MHIS 491 17 May 2017 – 24 May 2017 $1,200 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition Please note the current US Department of State Travel Warn ing[...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic 6 undergraduate credits in Business On Campus: 22 May – 12 June 2017 Travel Dates: 15 June – 1 July 2017 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 1 0[...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Athens, Greece   ICP Athens has reached capacity and is no longer accepting applications. See the ICP master page for a list of sites that are still open for applications.   Athens, Greece 6 [...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Guadalajara, Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico 6 undergraduate credits in Business On Campus: 22 May – 12 June 2017 Travel Dates: 15 June – 1 July 2017 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 10 July [...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Morocco Rabat, Morocco
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Graduate Site Rabat, Morocco   Rabat, Morocco 3-6 graduate credits in Business On Campus: 22 May – 12 June 2017 Travel Dates: 30 June - 15 July 2017 Post Course Reflection Paper: 15 July - 24 July [...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Spain Córdoba, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Cordoba, Spain Cordoba, Spain 6 undergraduate credits in Business On Campus: 22 May – 12 June 2017 Travel Dates: 15 June – 1 July 2017 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 10 July 2017 $ 1,500[...]
VCU Summer: Irish Media and Travel Multimedia Dublin, Ireland
Terms: Summer Description: Irish Media and Travel Multimedia Dublin and Galway, Ireland 3 credits in MASC 291 or MASC 491 or MASC 691 28 June 2016 – 11 July 2016 $2,100 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Director Dr. Tim Bajkiewicz tbajkiewic z@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Italian Language and Culture in Perugia: A Taste of Italy Perugia, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Italian Language and Culture in Perugia: A Taste of Italy   Perugia, Italy 6 credits in WRLD 391 and ITAL 101, 102, 201, 205, 300, 330, 391 29 May 2017 – 3 July 2017 $3,250 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program[...]
VCU Summer: Italy: A Crossroads for Refugees and Global Leadership Rome, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Italy: A Crossroads for Refugees and Global Leadership 3 credits for VCU Honors College  Rome, Italy 21 May, 2017 - 3 June, 2017 $1,725 + airfare + VCU tuition Program Director Dr. Daniel M. Roberts droberts@vsu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Jamaica: Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica
Terms: Summer Description: Jamaica: Community Health Promotion   Negril, Jamaica 3 credits in HPEX 391 Jamaica: Community Health Promotion 3 credits in HEMS 691 Jamaica: Community Health Promotion 2 June 2017 – 16 June 2017 $2,550 (inc luding[...]
VCU Summer: Mexico: Spanish Language in Cuernavaca Cuernavaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Mexico: Spanish Language in Cuernavaca *Celebrating 17th consecutive year Anniversary*     IMPORTANT: There is a possible reduction in the program fee     if more than 10 students enroll in the program Cuernavaca ,[...]
VCU Summer: Nuclear Reactor Physics Practicum in Germany Dresden, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Dresden, Germany: Nuclear Reactor Physics Practicum  Dresden, Germany 3 credits in EGMN 19 June – 2 July 2017 $1,000 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Sama Bilbao y [...]
VCU Summer: Nursing in Spain Córdoba, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Nursing in Spain   Córdoba, Spain 1 credit in NURS 397 5 June – 25 June 2017 $250 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Allison Gregory, Assistant Clinical Pro fessor aagregory@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Robotics Engineering in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Robotics Engineering in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain 3 undergraduate credits in Engineering 1 July – 28 July 2017 $3,150 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition Program Director Dr. John E Speich jespeich@vcu.edu Registration deadli ne: 24[...]
VCU Summer: Social Work in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Terms: Summer Description: Social Work in the Dominican Republic *Students who complete their application are eligible to receive a financial stipend from the VCU School of Social Work.*   Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3 undergraduate or graduate credits in Social [...]
VCU Summer: South Africa: Paleoanthropology and the Legacy of Human Evolution Cape Town, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa
Terms: Summer Description: South Africa: Paleoanthropology and the Legacy of Human Evolution Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa 6 credits in ANTH and BIOL 18 June 2017 – 15 July 2017 $2600 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Director Dr. Amy [...]
VCU Summer: The Cuba Project: A Design Thinking Workshop Havana, Cuba
Terms: Summer Description: The Cuba Project: A Design Thinking Workshop   Havana, Cuba 3 credits in Arts, Engineering, or Management Program Dates in Richmond, VA: 15 May – 2 June 2017 Travel Dates to Cuba: 22 May – 30 May 2017 $1,700 (includes airf are)[...]
VCU Summer: Transatlantic Development Seminar Messina, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Transatlantic Development Seminar: Urban Regeneration Policy & Planning in the United States and Italy   Reggio Calabria, Italy 3 credits in URSP 691 June 20-24 and July 11-24, 2016 $950 + airfare + applicable VCU Tuition Progra m[...]
VCU Summer: Trinidad and Tobago: Strategic PR in the Global Environment Matelot, Trinidad and Tobago; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Terms: Summer Description: Trinidad and Tobago: Strategic PR in the Global Environment Port of Spain & Matelot, Trinidad and Tobago 3 graduate credits in Mass Communications  24 May - 31 May 2017 $1,925 + airfare +  applicable VCU tuition Progr am[...]
VCU Summer: VCU Globe Service-Learning in Mexico Mexico City, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: VCU Globe Service-Learning in Mexico   Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico 3 credits in Global Education (GLED) 391 and 3-4 credits in Spanish or INTL 491 22 May 2017 – 26 June 2017 $3,200 (airfare included) + applicable VCU tuitio n Please[...]
VCU Summer: VCU Globe in Japan Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Overview Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Matsue, Japan 3 credits in Global Education (GLED 391) 5 July 2017 – 27 July 2017 $3,500 (airfare included) + applicable VCU tuition   Program Directors Dr. Jill Blondin, Director, VCU G lobe jblondin@vcu.edu   Dr.[...]
VCU Summer: VCUarts Jeanology Program Guimarães, Portugal
Terms: Summer Description: VCUarts Jeanology Program   New York City, NY and Guimarães, Portugal 9 credits in Fashion VCU Campus: 5 June -16 June 2017 New York City: 18 June - 24 June 2017 Guimarães, Portugal: 26 June - 2 July 2017 $1,900 + airfare + [...]
VCU Summer: Vienna, Austria: Language & Culture Vienna, Austria
Terms: Summer Description: Vienna, Austria: Language & Culture Vienna, Austria 6 credits in WRLD 391 and GRMN Dates in Austria: 1 July – 30 July, 2017 Dates of On-Campus Course: 22 May – 11 August, 2017 $1,750 + airfare + 3 credits of VC U[...]
VCU Summer: Visual Arts and Art History in the Andes of Peru Lima, Peru
Terms: Summer Description: Visual Arts and Art History in the Andes of Peru Lima and Cusco, Peru 6 credits in ARTH, ARTS PAPR, SCPT, or ENGL 25 May – 16 June 2017 (tentative) $3,550 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program[...]
VCU Summer: Zambia: Youth Mental Health Study and Service Learning Abroad Lusaka, Zambia
Terms: Summer Description: Zambia: Mental Health Lusaka and Livingstone, Zambia 1 - 3 credits in AFAM and PSYC (undergraduate and graduate) 16 June 2017 – 1 July 2017 $3,500 (including airfare) + VCU tuition Program Directors Dr. Zewelanji Serpell znserpell@vcu.edu Registration[...]
VCU Winter: Panama Avian Field Ecology Panama City, Panama
Terms: Winter Description: Panama Avian Field Ecology   Gamboa, Colon, and Panama City, Panama ENVS 515. Mangrove Avian Field Ecology or BIOL 415. Mangrove Avian Field Ecology January 2-January 15, 2017 $1,700 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition.  Find[...]
VCU Winter: South Africa: Summits to Sea Johannesburg, South Africa
Terms: Winter Description: South African Summits to Sea: Human and Natural History of KwaZulu-Natal   KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 3 credits in Biology/Environmental Studies and lab 27 December, 2017 – 15 January, 2018 $2,500 + airfare + applicable VCU tuitio n.[...]