Study Abroad Opportunities

The College of Mount Saint Vincent offers study abroad destinations that enable students to enhance their knowledge of other cultures, broaden intellectual horizons, and deepen their perspectives on their home country and the world. Study Italian or French in Rome and Paris, learn about Ecuadorian history and culture in Guayaquil, study literature and history in London or Dublin, or even forecast economic trends in Tokyo.

Students are encouraged to live and learn in foreign countries to enhance their development as global citizens through a variety of semester-long and short-term programs. Studying abroad is one of the most beneficial experiences you’ll have while attending college. We’ll work together to find the best study abroad option for you.

Reasons to Study Abroad

  • Studying abroad is a unique opportunity for personal growth that will impact the rest of your life.
  • When you participate in a Mount-sponsored study abroad program, your academic credits and grades will transfer back to Mount Saint Vincent.
  • You’ll make friendships that will last a lifetime—both with people from your host country and the U.S.
  • Put your language skills to work and learn a language by immersing yourself in a country’s culture.
  • Your study abroad experience will set you apart from other candidates in the job market.

Study Abroad Destinations

International College/University Partners
Study at one of the College of Mount Saint Vincent’s partner institutions abroad—St Mary’s UniversityFlorence University of the Arts, St. John’s University’s in Paris or St. John’s campus in Rome—and receive academic credit.

When: Fall or Spring
Length: One semester
Destinations: London, England; Florence and Rome, Italy; Paris, France; Dublin, Ireland

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)
Mount students can choose from many different study abroad locations through CCIS.

When: Fall or Spring
Length: One semester
Destinations: Argentina, Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Spain, and more.

Faculty-Led Short Programs
Can’t commit to a semester abroad? The Mount offers a number of short-term study abroad options to fit your schedule, including faculty-led excursions. These short trips allow students to travel and gain academic credit during the winter intersession, spring break, or over the summer.

When: Summer/Winter/Spring Break
Length: 10 days to two weeks
Destinations: Tokyo, Japan; Rome and Florence, Italy; Dublin, Ireland; Barcelona, Spain; Cuba, Cambodia, and many more.