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Winter/Spring Break Programs

Familiarize yourself with VCUs travel restrictions.

Check out this Navigating COVID-19 Abroad page for tips on how to navigate the current uncertainties of international travel.

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Spring Break Programs

Program Location Area of Study
Special Topics in Leadership and Experiential Learning: Global Leadership in Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar Transform, Emerging Leaders Programs
Camp Qmunity Cape Town: LGBTQIA+ Intersectional Experiences of Post Colonial South Africa Cape Town, South Africa Social Work, GSWS
History of Medical Imaging Germany & France Radiography

Winter Break Programs

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.


Program Location Area of Study
CEA: Florence Florence Italy Art History, Communication, Italian Culture
USAC: Montevideo & Buenos Aires Uruguay & Argentina Spanish, Latin American Studies
George Mason University Various Various (Contact Education Abroad Advisor prior to applying.)
Arcos Abroad Various Spanish Language & Culture
CIEE Various Various (check program dates)
IAU Traveling Seminars Various Various
Curtin University Dubai & Bali Digital Leadership, Green & Sustainable Entrepreneurship 

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