International Studies

Faculty-Led Short-Term Study Tours

Eco-Tourism & Travel: Environment & Culture in Costa Rica

Students examine the biodiversity of Costa Rica, exploring the various ecosystems, flora and fauna, and cultural sites of this Latin American country.  Students will visit San Jose, the Arenal region, Monteverde, and the Central Pacific Coast with an expert local guide. For additional information: www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/2027625ST

Costa Rica rainforest

Course: SCI100
Instructor: Amy Clark
Dates: 3/10/2018–3/18/2018
*Estimated cost: $2,750 (under age 30), $3,030 (30+), plus $189 CCCC tuition and fees

Information Sessions

Come for food and photos of this beautiful Central American country known for its cloud forests, wildlife and coastal treasures:

  • Wednesday, November 15
  • Wednesday, November 22
  • Wednesday, November 29

Sessions are held: 5:00–7:00pm, Lecture Hall B


Sample Offerings

Cuba: New World Spanish Culture & Language

Students study Spanish language and civilization in Cuba. Language classes are held at the José Martí Studies Center in the mornings. Participants stay in Havana with day trips to museums, Varadero, and an overnight in Santa Clara.

Various scenes from Cuba

Various scenes from Cuba

Course: SPN126PDF document 3 credits*
Instructor: Christine Esperson
Dates: TBA
*Estimated cost: $2,495 (includes tuition and airfare)

Prerequisite: Some background in Spanish. Matriculated students may be eligible for financial aid and/or scholarships.


India & Dubai (UAE) Cultural Study Trip

On this international study tour to south Asia and the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula, participants will study comparative economic systems and be introduced to the cultures of UAE and India. The trip includes visits to cultural sites and historic monuments in Dubai, Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Chandigarh, Rishikesh, and Haridwar. Participants will attend economic presentations and work on collaborative projects at the Dubai Economic Council and institutions in India and share in cultural exchange with local people. The study tour includes accommodation in hotels, transportation by private coach, and all meals.

Various scenes from India and Dubai

Various scenes from Dubai and India

Proposed Course: ECO122 3 credits*
Instructor: Dr. Virender Gautam
Dates: To be announced
*Estimated cost: $3,100 (includes tuition and airfare)

Note: Dates and costs are subject to change.


Semester Abroad

Cape Cod Community College supports students in earning credit while spending a semester, summer, or intersession abroad through accredited programs such as College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), CISabroad, Academic Programs International (API), or SEA Semester.

For more information and applications for study tours and semester abroad programs, please contact:

Lore Loftfield De Bower
Phone: 508.362.2131 x4456
E-mail: ldebower@capecod.edu