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Study Abroad

Rogue Community College offers you an academic program with small classes and dedicated professors who encourage you to integrate your personal experience into your course work.

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Whether you participate for a summer, semester or a whole year, it is sure to be a life-changing experience!

Full Semester Programs
  • Florence, Italy September 26 - December 12, 2014
    Enjoy a European experience in the heart of a Renaissance city while pursuing your community college education in Italian language, sociology, women's studies, and probably art history. With sufficient enrollment, the program will also include courses in creative writing, film and drama.

  • London, England, March 27-June 6, 2014
    Study in the exciting and beautiful British capital, rich in art, music, theater and history. RCC, 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.

  • Barcelona, Spain, TBA
    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.
Summer Programs
  • Cuba, June 21-June 28, 2014
    This summer Rogue Community College is offering an Educational Exchange Tour to Cuba. This non-credit tour will explore the culture and traditions of Cuban people. We will meet local artists and musicians, visit a local Bio-reserve, eat amazing Caribbean food, walk the famed streets of old Havana, and so much more. The mornings and early afternoons will center on a group tour, while the late afternoons and evenings will be free to explore Havana or to relax and listen to live music at the hotel pool.

  • San José, Costa Rica, June 27 - July 27, 2014 (application deadline February 28, 2014.)
    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 2014.

  • Cuzco, Peru,TBA
    Become immersed in the Latin American setting of Cuzco, Peru through language classes, on-site sociology courses, and public service. Cuzco, Peru is the ancient capital of the Incan empire and contemporary center of tourism. With its blend of Incan walls, colonial and modern architecture, Cuzco is ideally shown off in the town square, the Plaza de Armas, from which you can see and visit the Renaissance style Cathedral, The Jesuit La Campania, and the Coricancha, or Incan Temple of the Sun.

If you are interested in any of these programs:

Contact the RCC's International Education Coordinator

Gilman International Scholarship--Up to $5,000 for study abroad

The Oregon International Education Consortium consists of Chemeketa Community College, Central Oregon Community College, Clackamas Community College, Mount Hood Community College, Portland Community College, Rogue Community College, and Southwestern Oregon Community College. The Consortium offers study programs in four countries ranging from two weeks to a full quarter. 

The OIEC accepts up to 30 students from member colleges in Oregon. Space, therefore, is limited to qualified students. Applications must be correctly completed and include the required deposit, in order to be considered. American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), our partner institution, makes all logistical arrangements, including travel, insurance, and housing for the full term programs in Italy and London. All program payments are paid to AIFS. The OIEC makes all academic arrangements, which include course offerings and instructors. The Mexico and Costa Rica Programs are led by OIEC consortium instructors who coordinate the programs at approved academic institutions in Mexico and Costa Rica contracted through OIEC.