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Winter and Spring Break Programs

Due to COVID-19, VCU Study Abroad is Cancelled Through Summer 2021.
Fall 2021 to be determined in June 2021.

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Spring Break Programs

  Location Area of Study
Jamaica Service Learning Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science.
VCU Globe Service-Learning in Greece Athens, Greece Global Education.


Featured External Programs: Winter Break

Some third-party organizations also offer programs over the January intersession. VCU Education Abroad recommends exploring the following programs, in disciplines that our faculty do not cover.

It is your responsibility to verify that external program dates align with VCU's academic calendar, and that you will be back in Richmond on time to begin VCU's spring semester.
  Location Area of Study
Sant'Anna Institute Sorrento, Italy Italian Language, HIST 1XX (History elective at the 100 level)
George Mason University Various Various. (Contact Education Abroad Advisor prior to applying.)
USAC: January in Cuba Havana, Cuba History, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Spanish.
CIS: January in London London, England Various.
ISA: Intensive Business Paris, France Business.
USAC: January in Spain Alicante, Spain Economics, European Studies, Political Science, Spanish.
IAU: Multi-Country Traveling Seminars Various locations Arabic Studies, Biology, Business, History, International Studies, Political Science, Spanish, Sports Science, Theater.
The Green Program Various locations Archeology, Biology, Engineering, Homeland Security. Urban and Regional Planning.

When you begin your registration with VCU, you will be prompted to pay the following non-refundable fees. Please do not pay these fees until you have been accepted into your program and are sure you will participate.
  • $250 Education Abroad Fee: required for applicants to all education abroad programs