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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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Brazil Professional Practice São Paulo, Brazil
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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 [...]
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The Netherlands: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Harm Reduction Approaches in the Netherlands and the US Amsterdam, Netherlands
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VCU Exchange: American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description:
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VCU Exchange: Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
Terms: 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,[...]
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VCU Exchange: Chung Ang University Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description:
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VCU Exchange: Curtin University Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Miri, Malaysia; Moka, Mauritius; Perth, Australia; Singapore, Singapore
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,[...]
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VCU 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 [...]
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VCU 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[...]
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VCU Exchange: Kyung Hee University Seoul, South Korea
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VCU 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 ,[...]
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VCU 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[...]
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VCU Exchange: Universidad de Lima Lima, Peru
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: The University of Lima is located in the heart of Lima, Peru's capital city.  Lima has an incredibly historic past (it was founded in 1535!) yet is also a modern city in constant growth.  Located on the coast of Peru, Lima is home to ma ny[...]
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VCU Exchange: University of Cordoba Cordoba, Spain
Terms: Academic Year, 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[...]
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VCU 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,[...]
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VCU Exchange: University of Surrey (Exchange) Guildford, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Spring Description:
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VCU 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 most exciting cities in Europe, the University of Westminster serves as a great place for students int erested[...]
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VCU 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 [...]
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VCU 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[...]
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VCU International Summer Institute: VCU at Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA) Florence, Italy
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VCU International Summer Institute: VCU at The American College of Greece (ACG) Athens, Greece
Terms: Summer Description: 6 credits in a variety of disciplines, including Communications, Computer Science, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Psychology, Theatre, and the sciences.
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VCU International Summer Institute: VCU at The Sant'Anna Institute Sorrento, Italy
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VCU Spring Break: Jamaica Service Learning Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica
Terms: Spring Break Description: The VCU Global Education Office and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences are pleased to offer an innovative opportunity for global community engagement. The Alternative Spring Break, Service Learning, Study Abroad experience in Jamaica o ffers[...]
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VCU Spring Break: VCU Globe Service-Learning in Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Spring Break Description: The Global Education Office and VCU Globe are pleased to offer an unique opportunity to learn about Greek culture, the refugee situation in Greece.
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VCU Summer: Activist Scholars in Global Spaces: 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[...]
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VCU Summer: Barbados: Atlantic History and Culture Bridgetown, Barbados
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office, The Department of History and the Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to study on site in Barbados. This program will highlight the historic al[...]
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VCU Summer: Berlin: City and Studio Berlin, Germany
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VCU Summer: Buddhism, Eco-Justice, and Society in Bhutan Bumthang, Bhutan
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VCU Summer: China: Art and Culture in Beijing Beijing, China
Terms: Summer Description: China: Art and Culture in Beijing   Beijing, China 3 credits in Painting and Printmaking 13 May - 29 May 2019 $1,400 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Ruth Bolduan ,[...]
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VCU Summer: Contemporary Social Challenges 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, 6 or 9 credits in SOCY, AFAM, INTL, or ANTH (undergraduate and graduate) 2-Week Program: 4 July – 17 July 2018 $1450 + [...]
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VCU Summer: Dance in Africa - Senegal, West Africa Dakar, Senegal
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VCU Summer: Discover Medicine in Italy Fondi, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Discover Medicine in Italy       The Global Education Office and the VCU Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, School of Medicine, are pleased to offer the program “Discover Medicine in Italy” for studen ts[...]
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VCU Summer: Eastern Africa Development and Democracy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Arusha, Tanzania; Kampala, Uganda; Kigali, Rwanda; Nairobi, Kenya
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office and the VCU Political Science Department are pleased to announce a new Political Science program to Eastern African: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda that will focus on democracy and development in the region [...]
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VCU Summer: Excavating Tell Hazor, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Summer Description:   The Global Education Office and the School of World Studies, in collaboration with the Tell Hazor Archaeology Project, are pleased to offer a unique field school opportunity outside of Jerusalem, Israel. Students explore first hand[...]
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VCU Summer: Fashion in Florence Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Fashion in Florence Florence, Italy 6 credits in Fashion Design and Merchandising 25 June –26 July 2018 $4,250 (includes tuition) + airfare Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Kim Guthrie kguthri1@vcu.e du   Registration[...]
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VCU Summer: Film Studies in Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
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VCU Summer: Florence Revealed: Drawing the Wellspring of Renaissance, Thought & Vision Arezzo, Italy; Florence, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Siena, 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 2018 $4,450 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Pro gram[...]
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VCU Summer: Florence: Graphic Design in context Florence, Italy
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VCU Summer: Guatemala: Contemporary Issues facing Indigenous Religions in a Neo-Colonial Context Guatemala City, Guatemala
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VCU Summer: International Chamber Music: Colombia Cartagena, Colombia
Terms: Summer Description: International Chamber Music: Colombia   Please note the current US Department of State Travel Warning for Colombia. For more information, please click here.   The Global Education Office and the Department of Music are [...]
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VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
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VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Greece Athens, Greece
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VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Spain Córdoba, Spain
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VCU Summer: Italian Craft + Design Florence, Italy
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VCU Summer: Italian Language and Culture in Perugia: A Taste of Italy Perugia, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: The School of World Studies and the Global Education Office at Virginia Commonwealth University in conjunction with the Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy are pleased to offer an innovative summer study-abroad program in Italy. The p rogram[...]
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VCU Summer: Italy: Diet, Nutrition, and Culture in Fondi Fondi, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences and the Global Education Office at VCU are pleased to offer Italy: Diet, Nutrition, and Culture in Fondi, Italy.
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VCU Summer: Jamaica Service Learning Community Health Promotion Negril, Jamaica
Terms: Summer Description: The VCU Global Education Office and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences are pleased to offer an innovative opportunity for global community engagement. The Jamaica Community Health Promotion Study Abroad experience offers an exceptional [...]
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VCU Summer: Jeanology Guimarães, Portugal
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VCU Summer: Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture Beirut, Lebanon
Terms: Summer Description: Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture     The Global Education Office at Virginia Commonwealth University as well as the Lebanese American University (LAU) are pleased to offer Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture summer p rogram.[...]
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VCU Summer: Media and Culture in Vietnam Da Nang, Vietnam
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VCU Summer: Mexico: Spanish Language in Cuernavaca Cuernavaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: Mexico: Spanish Language in Cuernavaca  IMPORTANT: There is a possible reduction in the program fee  if more than 10 students enroll in the program Cuernavaca, Mexico 4, 6, or 9 credits* in Spanish 22 June 2018 &nda sh;[...]
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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 July 2 - 15, 2018 $1,000 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Braden Goddard bgoddar d@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
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VCU Summer: Nursing in Spain Córdoba, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Nursing in Spain   Córdoba, Spain 1 credit in NURS 397 25 May – 13 June 2018 $250 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Allison Gregory, Assistant Clinical Pro fessor aagregory@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
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VCU Summer: Robotics Engineering in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office and The College of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to study robotics in Barcelona, Spain. The goals of this program are to provide students with a substantial [...]
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VCU Summer: South Africa: Paleoanthropology and the Legacy of Human Evolution Cape Town, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office and the School of World Studies along with the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University are pleased to offer a unique opportunity for students to engage with South Africa n[...]
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VCU Summer: Spain: Spanish Language and Migration Studies on the Camino de Santiago Logrono, Spain; Madrid, Spain
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VCU Summer: VCU Globe Service-Learning in Mexico Mexico City, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office and VCU Globe are pleased to offer its participants a unique opportunity to learn about Mexican and indigenous cultures, intercultural communication, globalization, and migration; to visit sites of cultural, archaeological [...]
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VCU Summer: VCU Globe in Japan Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Matsue, Japan  3 credits in Global Education (GLED 391) 5 July 2017 – 27 July 2018 $1,800 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition Program Directors Barbara Ingber ingberbm@vcu.edu Dr. Naomi Kagawa, Shim ane[...]
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VCU Summer: Vienna, Austria: Language & Culture Vienna, Austria
Terms: Summer Description: The School of World Studies and the Global Education Office at Virginia Commonwealth University as well as the Universität Wien Sprachenzentrum (University of Vienna Language Center) are pleased to offer an intensive German language an d[...]
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VCU Summer: Zambia: Service Learning in Education and Mental Health Lusaka, Zambia
Terms: Summer Description: The Global Education Office, the Psychology Department and the Department of African American Studies are pleased to offer a summer study abroad program to Zambia. This 3-week service-learning course—designed for upper level undergraduate and g raduate[...]
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VCU Theater at Theater Academy of London (TAL) London, United Kingdom
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VCU Winter: Social Work in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Terms: Winter 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 [...]
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VCU at Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Macquarie University - Sydney, Australia Macquarie University offers an incredibly exciting and global experience for VCU students to study for a semester or a year. Located less than 10 miles outside Sydney's city center, Macquarie's ex pansive[...]
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VCU at Santa Reparata International School of Art Florence, Italy
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: Santa Reparata International School of Art Taking part in one of Santa Reparata International School of Art's study abroad programs in Florence is a once in a lifetime experience. SRISA offers a full-immersion experience: living local apartments ,[...]
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VCU at The American College of Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: The American College of Greece The American College of Greece is an ideal study abroad destination because: ACG is located in one of the world’s most renowned and safe cities. Its idyllic campus is the springboard for exploring Athens [...]
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VCU at University of Westminster London, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Description: The University of Westminster The University of Westminster, founded in 1838, is a vibrant, international university in the heart of London. Westminster offers an inspirational learning environment - fostering innovation and creativity, and contin ues[...]
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VCU in Mexico: Innovation, Diversity and Language Training through Physics San Andres Cholula, Mexico
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