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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 most exciting cities in Europe, the University of Westminster serves as a great place for students int erested[...]
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 Semester: 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[...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Semester: 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 ,[...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Semester: 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 [...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Semester: University of Westminster London, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring 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[...]
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, including an internship 1 July – 4 August 2018 $4,350 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget She et! Program[...]
VCU Direct-Enroll Summer: Santa Reparata International School of Art Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Direct-Enroll at Santa Reparata International School of Art Florence, Italy 6 transfer credits per session, in a variety of subjects Summer A: 21 May – 21 June, 2018 Summer B: 25 June – 26 July, 2018 Summer A + B: 21 May &ndas h;[...]
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 17 May – 21 June 2018 $3,950 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Coordinator A nnia[...]
VCU Partnership Exchange: Chung Ang University Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Spring
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: 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[...]
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 Surrey (Exchange) Guildford, United Kingdom
Terms: Academic Year, Spring
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: VCU Globe and VCUarts Qatar in Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Spring Break Description: VCU Globe in Greece Athens, Greece 1 credit in GLED 202, 302, or 493 2 March -11 March 2018 $1900 + airfare + 1 credit VCU tuition  Program Director: Christina Marino cmmarino@vcu.edu   Registration deadline:& nbsp;1 December[...]
VCU Summer: Activist/Scholars in Global Spaces: Cuba Havana, Cuba
Terms: Summer Description: Activist/Scholars in Global Spaces: Cuba   Havana, Cuba 6 transfer credits (undergraduate) or 3 credits (graduate) in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 2 June – 1 July, 2018 $4,475 (tuition included) + airfare. Find fu ll[...]
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, Political Science or History 20 July 2018 – 16 August 2018 $2.450 + airfare + applicable [...]
VCU Summer: Berlin: City and Studio Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: Berlin: City and Studio Berlin, Germany 6 credits in Photography 4 July – 5 August 2018 $2,250 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Matthew Warren mtwarren@vcu.edu   Registration[...]
VCU Summer: Contemporary Social 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, 6 or 9 credits in SOCY, AFAM, INTL, or ANTH (undergraduate and graduate) 2-Week Program: 4 July – 17 July 2018 $1450 + [...]
VCU Summer: Dance in Africa - Senegal, West Africa Dakar, Senegal
Terms: Summer Description:   Dance in Africa - Senegal, West Africa   Dakar & Toubab Dialaw, Senegal 3 credits in Dance 8 June – 22 June 2018 $1,825 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program [...]
VCU Summer: Discover Medicine in Italy Fondi, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Discover Medicine in Italy   Fondi, Italy 6 credits in HONR 398 6 June 2018 – 30 June 2018 $1,600 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Director Dr. Antonio Abbate antonio.abbate@vcuhealth.org   Registrati on[...]
VCU Summer: East African Government and Politics Arusha, Tanzania; Kigali, Rwanda; Nairobi, Kenya
Terms: Summer Description: East African Government and Politics Nairobi, Kenya; Arusha, Tanzania; and Kigali, Rwanda 6 credits in POLI, AFAM, or INTL 19 May –15 June 2018 $2,700 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet! & nbsp; Please[...]
VCU Summer: Excavating Khirbet Arai, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Excavating Khirbet Arai, Israel Jerusalem, Israel 6 credits: Hebrew University, Rothberg International School 29 June – 21 July 2018 $2,500 +airfare +tuition ($480.00) Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director J onathan[...]
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[...]
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 2018 $4,450 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Pro gram[...]
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 – 21 June 2018 $4,250 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program director Nicole Killian nmkillian@vc u.edu   Registration[...]
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: International Chamber Music: Colombia Cartagena, Colombia
Terms: Summer Description: International Chamber Music: Colombia   Cartagena, Colombia 1 - 3 credits in MHIS 491 16 May 2018 – 26 May 2018 $1,040 + 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: 21 May – 11 June 2018 Travel Dates: 15 June – 30 June 2018 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – [...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - Greece Athens, Greece
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Athens, Greece   Athens, Greece 6 undergraduate credits in Business On Campus: 21 May – 10 June 2018 Travel Dates: 12 June – 29 June 2018 Post Course Reflection Paper: 28 June – J uly[...]
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: 21 May – 11 June 2018 Travel Dates: 15 June – 30 June 2018 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 10 Jul y[...]
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: 21 May – 11 June 2018 Travel Dates: 15 June – 30 June 2018 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 10 July 2018 $1,500[...]
VCU Summer: International Consulting Program - United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: International Consulting Program Graduate Site   London, United Kingdom 3-6 graduate credits in Business On Campus: 21 May – 11 June 2018 Travel Dates: 15 June – 30 June 2018 Post Course Reflection Paper: 1 July – 10 Jul y[...]
VCU Summer: Italian Language and Culture in Perugia: A Taste of Italy Perugia, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Italian Language and Culture in Perugia: A Taste of Italy Perugia, Italy 6 credits in World Studies and Italian 30 June 2018 – 3 August 2018 $3,750 (includes tuition) + airfare   Program Director Gabriella Valsecchi gmvalsecch i@vcu.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 6 June 2018 – 20 June 2018 $2,200 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Director Dr.[...]
VCU Summer: Jeanology Don Matias, Colombia
Terms: Summer Description: VCUarts Jeanology Program   New York City, NY and Don Matias, Colombia 6 credits in Fashion VCU Campus: 4 June - 15 June 2018 New York City: 18 June - 22 June 2018 Don Matias, Colombia: 25 June – 29 June 2018 $1,600 + airfare + appl icable[...]
VCU Summer: Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture Beirut, Lebanon
Terms: Summer Description: Lebanon: Media, Politics and Culture Beirut, Lebanon 6-7 credits in POLI, MASC, INTL, or ARAB May 28 - June 22, 2018 $3,300 (tuition included) + airfare   Program Director Mayda Topoushian, PhD mtopoushian@vcu.edu   Registra tion[...]
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;[...]
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[...]
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[...]
VCU Summer: Robotics Engineering in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: Robotics Engineering in Barcelona $450 award from the School of Engineering to the first 10 completed applications, which will reduce the program fee to $3,000. Barcelona, Spain EGMN 427 Robotics, 3 undergraduate credits 30 June – 27 Ju ly[...]
VCU Summer: Sicilian Craft + Design Syracuse, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: Sicilian Craft + Design Siracusa, Italy 6 credits in Interior Design 18 May – 18 June 2018 $3,400 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Directors Emily Smith, Assistant Professor smithea 8@vcu.edu   Hillary[...]
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 2018 – 15 July 2018 $2600 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition   Program Director Dr. Amy [...]
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 undergraduate or graduate credits in Mass Communications  13 June - 21 June 2018 $1,550 + airfare +  applicable VCU tu ition Program[...]
VCU Summer: Tropical Biology in Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: Tropical Biology in Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica 4 credits in BIOL 391, BIOL 591 On Campus Dates: 25 June 2018 - 29 June 2018 Travel Dates: 2 July 2018 – 21 July 2018 $2800 + airfare  + applicable VCU tuition Program Director Dr.[...]
VCU Summer: True North Lillehammer, Norway; Oslo, Norway
Terms: Summer Description: True North: An Exploration of Cinematic Space in Scandinavia Oslo and Lillehammer, Norway 4 credits in CINE 21 July – 11 August, 2018 $3,650 + airfare + applicable VCU tuition. Find full details on the Budget Sheet! Program Directors Kirk[...]
VCU Summer: Urban Development Studio in Bhopal, India Bhopal, India
Terms: Summer Description:  Urban Development Studio in Bhopal, IndiaBhopal, India URSP 391, GVPA 591 or PPAD 791 July 31, 2018 - August 15, 2018 $550 +airfare + applicable VCU tuition Program Director Niraj Verma, Professor nverma2@vcu.edu Corey Blake M iles milescb@mymail.vcu.edu Registration[...]
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 1-3 transfer credits in Global Education (GLED) 391/HONR 398 or 2 transfer credits in GLED 301 and GLED 302 3-4 transfer credits in Spanish or INTL 491 27 May 201 8[...]
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 Dr. Jill Blondin, Director, VCU Globe jblondin@vcu.edu D r.[...]
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: 7 July – 5 August 2018 Dates of On-Campus Course: 21 May – 10 August 2018 $1875 + airfare + 3 credits of VCU [...]
VCU Summer: Visual Arts and Art History in the Andes of Peru Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru
Terms: Summer Description: Visual Arts and Art History in the Andes of Peru Lima and Cusco, Peru 6 credits in ARTH, PAPR, SCPT, or ENGL 24 May – 15 June 2018 $3,900 (includes tuition) + airfare. Find full details on the Budget Sheet!   Program Director Javi er[...]
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 2 January – 15 January, 2018 $1,800 + airfare + applicable VCU tuitio n. 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.[...]