Other Study Abroad Opportunities
SMC Departmental Opportunities
Japan Study Abroad Summer 2020
Join SMC professor Yukiko Tsuboi on a program to Japan for the summer session 2020. Prerequisite: Intermediate proficiency in Japanese required by summer 2020.
Argentina Study Abroad Spring 2020
Join SMC professor Dr. Lourdes Arévalo on a program to Argentina during spring semester 2020. Prerequisite: Intermediate proficiency in Spanish required by spring 2020.
Other Study Abroad Opportunities
Please note that the following listings are not administered by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Santa Monica College, and are provided for informational purposes only. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact the vendor directly.
If you have any questions or a program requires paperwork to be signed off by a Study Abroad employee, stop by the International Education Center with any paperwork requests.
NOTE: Transcripts from Study Abroad programs other then those offered by SMC will be evaluated after the program is completed. For more info, see Foreign Coursework.
STA Travel: Travel, Volunteer, and Work Abroad
Great student flight deals, travel insurance, and other services for your trip abroad. STA also offers volunteer, work, and study abroad opportunities around the globe.
BUNAC: Intern, Volunteer, and Work Abroad
Offers a range of intern, work, and volunteer abroad programs in Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Fiji, Ireland, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Shanghai, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, and Valencia.
Congress Bundestag Internship in Germany
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. The CBYX program is sponsored in the United States by the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the Fulbright-Hays Act of 1961, as amended.
California Colleges for International Education
California Colleges for International Education is a resource of other California community colleges offering study abroad programs and information about scholarships, including Soonchunhyang University (Korea) Semester Scholarships. Please contact the hosting school to inquire about program specifics and application.
Critical Language Scholarship
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State.
American Institute for Foreign Study
AFIS provides semester length, January or Summer term programs for Study Abroad as well as scholarship opportunities.
Sea | mester
Sea | mester offers semester and short term programs at sea exploring the world from the deck of a sailing vessel while earning college credit in marine sciences and seamanship.