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Study Abroad Programs

HCC provides opportunities for unforgettable experiences abroad while helping you complete your degree. 

Visit the Office of International Education for more information on financial aid for these programs and how you can become a part of HCC's international experience.

students swimming in the ocean at sunsset
Study the carbonate reef environments and ancient rocks of Bermuda, where students can gain a better appreciation for climate change and geologic history.
china study abroad
China - Culture (Summer)
Experience the art, history, and language of China through full immersion in local culture whilst living in Shanghai, Chengdu, and Beijing.
denmark study abroad

Appreciate the vibrant culture of Denmark with an interdisciplinary focus on nine major art forms: film, theatre, music, dance, painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, and art in literature.

ireland study abroad
Ireland - (Summer)
Discover this unique look at the history of Ireland, from ancient times to modern historical sites. 
The Coliseum
Italy-History (Summer)
Study of ancient empires with the unparalleled experience of  seeing, touching, and exploring historic sites in the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome, with planned excursions to Orvieto, Florence, and Ostia Antica. 
The Grand Canyon
Southwest USA (Spring)
Survey the majesty of the Grand Canyon, take an up-close look at the Hoover Dam’s engineering and environmental impact, and take time for stargazing at the Lowell Observatory. Throughout the program, students will also learn about Native American history and culture.
world war ii study abroad
World War II (Spring)

Experience the buildup to, and major events of, World War II, including a focus on military engagements, the effect of the war on non-combatants, and the Holocaust itself.

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