Study Abroad programs at COCC with the Oregon International Education Consortium
Fall Quarter in Florence
a European experience in the heart of a Renaissance city while pursuing
your community college education in Italian language, film, drama, creative writing. With sufficient enrollment,
the program will also include courses in intercultural communication, gender and communication and public speaking. Application deadline for Fall 2013: June 7, 2013.
Spring Quarter in London
in the exciting and beautiful British capital, rich in art, music,
theater and history. COCC, as a member of the Oregon International
Education Consortium, offers a 10-week program with tours, culture
class, and several academic courses in music fundamentals, understanding
music, history of rock music, and probably world history. With
sufficient enrollment, the program will also include courses in creative
writing, literature and folklore. Alternates every other year with
Barcelona: next offered in 2014.
Four Weeks in Costa Rica
Study Spanish during a two-week homestay and earn 4 transfer credits; then earn another 4 credits in two weeks of field biology at mountainous Ecolodge San Luis, at the Pacific-side Organization of Tropical Studies field station at Palo Verde, and at La Selva in the lowland tropical forest. Please click on the link to review specific dates and costs for 2013. Program cancelled for 2013 due to low enrollment.
Three Weeks in Peru
Spring Quarter in Barcelona
credits of immersion Spanish study and 4 or 8 credits of Sociology courses connected to international service learning occurs in the ancient Andean capital of Cuzco, Peru. The study abroad features excursions to the Incan Sacred Valley and to Machu Picchu. Program cancelled for 2013 due to low enrollment.
Study in the Mediterranean capitol of Catalonia. Explore a city as old as its Roman roots and medieval center, but as new as its Gaudi park, nouveau art architecture and 1992 Olympic make-over. This new ten-week program offers activities and courses in Spanish culture, language, modern European history, early American history (including Spain's influences) and mass communications. With sufficient enrollment, additional courses available in humanities. Alternates every other year with London: next offered in 2013. Application deadline: October 31, 2012.
OIEC Partners Include:
If you are registered at a partner Oregon Community College, you can work with their Study Abroad experts. Use the links below to access other OIEC web pages.
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Mt. Hood Community College
Portland Community College
Rogue Community College
Southwestern Community College
Gilman International Scholarship Program
Up to $5,000 is available to students who are currently receiving a Pell Grant for their education at COCC. Our last survey showed that one in three applicants receives an award, which averages $3,500. Scholarship application deadline for the Fall 2013 program in Florence and the Summer 2013 program in Costa Rica: March 5, 2013.
ASCOCC Study-Abroad Scholarship
Students currently registered at COCC for 9 credits (3/4 of full time) or more
and who have already completed 12 credits or more with 3.0 cumulative
GPA can apply for an ASCOCC scholarship of $500. Use this link to access the ASCOCC Study Abroad Scholarship Application. Scholarship application deadline for the Summer 2013 program in Costa Rica and the Summer 2013 program in Peru: Feb 1, 2013.