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Winter/Spring Break Programs

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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
Humans of RVA & VCU: London London, England Honors College
TRIO Service-Learning in the Dominican Republic Las Canas, Dominican Republic TRIO
Belize Nursing Roaring Creek, Belize VCU Nursing *please note this is a non-credit bearing program*
Costa Rica: Healthcare Shadowing Heredia, Costa Rica Pre-professional health, Pre-health, Biology, HPEX
EMBA Class of 2025 International Trip Chile and Argentina EMBA students only
Pacific Government and Politics: International Security and Local Perspectives Sydney, Australia; Cairns, Australia; Canaberra, Australia; Nadi, Fiji Political Science

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
ISA: J-Term Varies Varies, Spanish
USAC: Montevideo & Buenos Aires Uruguay & Argentina Spanish, Latin American Studies
George Mason University Belgium, Cambodia, France, Germany, Greece/Italy, Israel, Kenya, Morocco, Nepal, South Africa, Switzerland/France, Thailand, U.K. Various (Contact Education Abroad Advisor prior to applying.)
Arcos Abroad Costa Rica, Argentina, Spain, Mexico Spanish Language & Culture
IAU Traveling Seminars France, Spain, Morocco, Italy, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Greece, United Kingdom Political Science, International Studies, Theatre, Humanities
CIEE Taiwan, Czech Republic, Chile, Spain, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany, Argentina, Ireland, England, Italy, Dominican Republic, Singapore, Australia, South Africa, Denmark, Costa Rica, Japan, France, Ghana Many majors. 
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