Explore Our Programs

Our study abroad programs combine engaging courses with cultural excursions and activities as you live and learn in a different country. Choose from semester or short-term programs in a variety of countries!

Semester Programs


FALL Semester Program

Fall 2018: Florence, Italy

Study in the birthplace of the renaissance, a vibrant city set amidst the golden hills of Tuscany.

The application period for Florence 2018 has ended. Information about the Florence 2019 program will be released in the new year. Please check back to learn more about PCC's next Italian program!

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SPRING Semester Program

Spring 2019: Oxford, England

Study in the “city of dreaming spires”. Complete coursework in English and Speech Communication, earn Honors Credit (if qualified), and explore the halls of one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Currently accepting applications! Attend an Information Session to learn more about the program.

Noon in C-253: 6:00 pm in V-200:
  • September 18
  • October 2 & 16
  • November 6 & 20 
  • December 4
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • December 4
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Intersession Programs


Winter 2019: Costa Rica

Join Professor Erika Catanese on an epic adventure to Central America. Complete coursework in Biology and Environmental Studies and spend your winter exploring Costa Rica's abundance of wildlife, lush rainforests, and unspoiled beaches.

Our Costa Rica program is full. We are currently accepting applications for the wait list.

Attend a Costa Rica Information Session to learn more about the program!

Noon in C-337: 6:00 pm in C-302:
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2, 16 & 30
  • September 19
  • October 3

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Summer 2019: Granada

Journey to Spain with Professor Jennifer Garson. Complete coursework in Spanish language and culture, and spend your summer exploring the "land of a thousand castles", the art of flamenco, and the legacy of the Spanish Moors.

Currently accepting applications! Attend an Information Session to learn more about the program.

Noon in C-337 & 6 p.m. C-253:
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December 4

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Be a Explorer Not a Tourist

Wondering where PCC Study Abroad will head next? Each year we return to Florence, Italy, in the fall and to Oxford, England, in the spring for semester-long programs. Intersession destinations change from one year to the next. Check out our short-term intersession program lineup for 2019 and beyond!

Granada, Spain: Summer 2019
Professor Jennifer Garson, Languages
  • SPAN 001-004: Elementary or Intermediate
  • SPAN 042A: Civilization of Spain
Cape Town, South Africa: Winter 2020
Professor Jennifer Noble, Social Sciences
  • PSYC 001: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC: TBA
Kyoto, Japan: Summer 2020
Professor Derek Milne, Social Sciences
  • ANTH 002: Cultural Anthropology
  • HUM 001: Introduction to Humanities
Chile: Winter 2021
Professors Christopher O'Leary, Visual Arts/Media Studies & Suzanne Iwanicki, Natural Sciences
  • PHOT 021: Introduction to Black & White Photography
  • ENVS 001: Introduction to Environmental Science

Other Travel Programs



Past Programs


We are constantly exploring new destinations for our Study Abroad Program. Past programs include Cape Town, Madrid, Beijing and Costa Rica. Stay tuned for where our next adventure will be!