Virginia Commonwealth University offers four different options for students to study abroad. Whether you want to travel for a week, a month or a semester, there’s a program that will fit your needs.
Education Abroad administers all university-sponsored education abroad programs.
- VCU Short-Term Programs Abroad
Each year, faculty members lead groups of VCU students for short-term programs during the summer, spring break and winter intersession.
ISEP is a network of 275 universities in 39 countries. Semester, academic year and summer options are available.
- Partnership Exchanges
Thanks to VCU’s partnerships around the world, students enjoy the option to study for a semester or academic year at several international institutions. Tuition and fees are paid to VCU, and room and board are paid directly to the host university.
- Departmental Exchanges
Students enjoy the option to study for a semester or academic year at several international institutions thanks to VCU’s departmental exchanges. Tuition and fees are paid at standard VCU tuition rates.
- Affiliate and Alternative Programs (formerly known as Non-VCU Programs)
Students may study with another university, organization, or directly enroll in the host institution. Prior approval is required. Students must complete the course approval form.
- Program Search
Look through our vast selection of exciting study abroad opportunities with our great search tool.