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SBCC Study Abroad Programs offer short and semester programs every academic year. Programs are faculty-led and therefore destinations as well as course offerings change.

We strive to offer diverse and financially accessible programs. In addition, many scholarships are available. Visit the Financial Aid/Scholarships tab to learn more.

Courses offered on the programs are usually UC/CSU transferable and may fulfill IGETC requirements. Students do not currently have to be enrolled at SBCC, but are required to enroll if accepted into the program to participate.

Information meetings will be held on the SBCC campus for every program. Visit Information Meetings to get dates and times. 

Applications for each program can be picked up at the SBCC Study Abroad Office, IE-1 or downloaded and printed HERE.

SBCC Study Abroad Programs 2018/2019

Spanish Language Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia


Program Dates: December 29, 2018 - January 13, 2019.

Application Deadline: September 28, 2018.

During the Winter 2018/19 Intersession, you'll be able to experience the South American country of Bolivia! The Spanish language program allows you to travel during your winter break while earning 2-5 UC/CSU transferable Spanish language units.

CLICK HERE for course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing and more.

Marine Biology, Geography,  and Anthropology in Bali, Indonesia 

Program Dates: March 14, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Application Deadline October 26, 2018

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Contemporary Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Art History, and Italian Language in Rome, Italy 

ColloseumProgram Dates: February 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

Application Deadline: October 19, 2018

The American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) may have said it best when he described Rome writing, “How is it possible to say an unkind or irreverent word of Rome? The city of all time, and of all the world!”  

CLICK HERE for course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing and more. 

Political Science and Art in Vienna, Austria

Vienna, AustriaProgram Dates: June 29 - July 27, 2019

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

 In this four-week summer program you will have occasion to explore the culture, art, architecture, history and tradition of Vienna, fueled by what must be considered the best coffee in the world, and in the most memorable cafes of the world.

CLICK HERE for course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing and more. 

Interpersonal Communication & Digital Storytelling in Cuba and Jamaica

Havana, CubaProgram Dates: July 12 - July 31, 2019

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

The Summer 2019 Jamaica and Cuba Study Abroad Program is a rare opportunity to earn 6 transferable units over three weeks of travel to two of the most desirable destinations in the Caribbean.

CLICK HERE for course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing and more.

Graphic Design and Art in Germany

Brandenburg GateProgram Dates: June 29 - July 20, 2019

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

COME EXPERIENCE GERMANY WITH A FOCUS ON ART AND DESIGN!Experience travel as an artist and see some of the greatest collections of art and design in the birthplace of much of modern design! In this study we will be conducting introductory art classes and applying them to major collections of art, focusing on museums in Berlin, and traveling to Weimar, Prague and Munich to explore more of the rich history of the region.

CLICK HERE for course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing, and more.

Film Studies, Photography, Art History, and Italian Conversation in Paris, France and Rome, Italy

Paris Rome Fall program Program Dates: September 4 - November 30, 2019

Application Deadline: May 17, 2019

The Fall 2019 Paris and Rome Program is a unique opportunity to explore two of the world’s greatest capitals through the prism of art, photography, and film.

The journey will begin in September in Paris. During the first half of this semester-length program, you will explore Paris, the City of Lights. It is also the birthplace of the influential French “New Wave” film movement and home to the Cinematheque Français, which houses one of the world’s most extensive motion picture archives.

CLICK HERE for additional information on the program, including course offerings, program cost, details on travel, housing, and more.


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