Study Abroad

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Santa Barbara City College has been offering study abroad programs for more than 43 years. Since its first credit summer program in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1973, more than 6,000 SBCC students have participated in study abroad programs in approximately 20 different countries, including Spain, Greece, Italy, England, France, Mexico, Costa Rica, Australia, Chile, Argentina, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Rwanda and Cuba.

 In the spring of 2017, we will be offering a film studies program in Rome, Italy & Paris, France as well as a spring break program in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. In the summer, we will be offering programs in Italy, Vietnam & Cambodia, Cuba, and England.  The programs to be offered during the academic year of 2017/18 will be posted in the spring of 2017. For further information on our programs, please visit the Study Abroad website.


Phone: (805) 730-4294


Carola Smith
Senior Director, International Programs
Office: IEC-2
International Education Center
Phone: Ext. 2243

Nicole Walther
Study Abroad Senior Program Assistant
Office: IEC-1
Phone: Ext. 4294


Study Abroad Office
Office: IEC-1
International Education Center, Room #1

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