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 summer of 2016, we will be offering an art history program in Paris, France, an earth science & sociology program in Costa Rica, a culinary arts program in Spain & Portugal, a film production program in Havana, Cuba, as well as a Spanish language program in Spain.  In the fall of 2016, we will be offering a Spanish language & culture program in Madrid, Spain.  In the spring of 2017, we will be offering a film studies program in Rome, Italy & Paris, France. 


Phone: 805.965.0581 Ext. 2494


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


Study Abroad Office
Office: IEC-1
International Education Center, Room #1
Phone: Ext. 2494

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