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Study Abroad Programs

Through the Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA) Whatcom Community College offers study abroad programs to many destinations around the world. WCCCSA, in cooperation with providers like the American Institute for Foreign Studies (AIFS), offers specially tailored programs for first-time international travelers. Support includes pre-program advising, a pre-departure orientation, as well as in-country support throughout the study abroad program.

"You will never learn more about yourself than when 18,000 miles from everything that is comfortable." -Brian Mohrlant, Alumni, AsiaLearn

Minimum application requirements for study abroad programs include:

  • Being at least 17 years of age (18 years of age for some programs)
  • Completion of at least 10 college-level credits
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5

Upcoming Programs

Important Updates: Gilman Scholarship Application deadline for Summer/Fall programs: March 04!

WCC Scholarship Information Workshop on Monday, Feb. 3, 5:30 - 7:30 pm in Heiner 209. Will include information about the Gilman Scholarship!!!!

Program Application Deadlines:

Prague/Czech Republic (Spring): January 31, 2014; Costa Rica (Summer/Fall): May 16, 2014; London/England (Fall) June 2014; Australia/New Zealand (Winter 2015): Oct. 24, 2013

Summer/ 

Fall 2014

                    

 

Alajuela/Costa Rica - 4 weeks - 5 credits

Aug. 23 - Sept. 20. (counts as Fall Quarter class)

For more information please use this link:

http://wcccsa.com/category/costarica

Application Deadline: May 16th, 2014

Interested? Make an appointment with Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs, as soon as possible!

uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu

Fall 2014

London/England – 10 weeks – 15 credits

arrive in London: Sept. 27 - depart London: Dec. 5

Program Fee: $6,875 (based on enrollment of 25 participants)

Classes offered:

HUM 130 - British Life & Culture (Humanities)

CMST 225 - Intercultural Communication (Social Science)

FILM 110 - Film: Genres (Humanities)

For more information on the program details visit:

http://wcccsa.com/programs/london

Application Deadline: June 18th, 2013

Interested? Make an appointment with Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs, as soon as possible!

uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu or call: 360-383-3244

 

 

Winter 2015

Australia/New Zealand – 10 weeks – 15 credits

TBA 

Program fee: TBA

Classes offered through Whatcom:

HUM 133 - Australian & New Zealand Life & Culture

HIST 233 - History of Australia & New Zealand

BIOL 133 - Natural Science of Australia & New Zealand

More information here:

http://www.greenriver.edu/academics/study-abroad/australia-and-new-zealand.htm

Application Deadline: October 24, 2013

Interested? Make an appointment with Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs, as soon as possible!

uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu or call: 360-383-3244

Spring 2014

Prague/Czech Republic - 10 weeks - 15 credits

March 28 - June 6, 2014

Program Fee: $6,245.00 (excludes airfare, $250.00 damage deposit, tuition, and anything not specified)

Classes offered through Whatcom:

HUM 134 - Czech Life and Culture

ENGL&102 - Composition (theme of magical realism)

ENGL ??? - writing workshop style class (writing about place)

For more information on the program details visit:

http://wcccsa.com/category/valencia-spain

Application Deadline: December 13, 2013 (for group flight option),

otherwise January 31, 2014

Interested? Make an appointment with Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs, as soon as possible!

uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu or call: 360-383-3244

 

Summer 2014

Jamaica/China - TBD

 

 

   

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For more information, please contact:

Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs -- New Student Support and Internationalization
Phone: (360) 383-3244 | Fax: (360) 383-3241
uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu
International Programs Office
Syre Student Center 201

Whatcom Community College

237 W. Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 383-3000

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