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Study Abroad

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​​Participate in one of the most transformative experiences you can have in college, study abroad!  Receive college credit, become immersed in a new culture or language, learn in new ways, distinguish yourself from the pack in job searches, develop critical "soft skills" for life, & become more independent.

OCC Study Abroad Programs 2019







Guerrero Negro, Baja








Gray Whale Ecology   

Karen Baker


Baja Brochure.pdf

Info Session 

9/26/19 5pm in Lewis 102!              

Video of past program



Italian Language (All Levels)

Franca Hamber

2019 Florence Brochure.pdf

Italy Florence 2019 Info Flyer.pdf

Florence Info Sessions 2019.docx


French Language (All Levels)

Lia Raileanu


Paris Brochure 2019.pdf

SUMMER IN PARIS 2019 info sessions.doc

Expected dates: 7/1/19-7/31/19

Spanish Language (All Levels)

Jocelyn Falcioni


Madrid Brochure 2019.pdf

Madrid Info sessions.docx



Art Drawing 120/124 & Photography 100

Chris Kerins

Barcelona Program Website 


Psychology 110, 190, 190H

Jarren Gonzales

2019 Cambridge Brochure.pdf



underground sign.jpg Mexico:  Karen Baker

Italy:  Franca Hamber

France:  Lia Raileanu

Madrid:  Jocelyn Falcioni

Barcelona:  Chris Kerins:

England: Jarren Gonzales


Additional programs available through the Coast Community College District or Provider Companies, or additional individual universities (see funding page) - Contact the Study Abroad Advisor in the Global Engagement Center for more information.

Helpful Links


Instagram logo.pngFollow OCC's Study Abroad Instagram: @occ_study_abroad_ambassadors 

 At-Email-Sign-PNG-Picture.pngEmail the study abroad advisor to get on the study abroad interest list, or ask questions

Study Abroad Information by the US Department Of State

Scholarship and Funding Tips

Info on how to study abroad as a person with a disability

​Abroad With Disabilities website

Sexual Orientation Laws in the World map from The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

Information for Parents

The benefits of Study Abroad are many.  Education research has proven study abroad to be a High Impact Practice with positive effects on GPA and degree completion among others. Here are 10 more benefits of study abroad. 

A parent's guide to study abroad- By the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the American Institute for Foreign Study

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