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SMCCCD Study Abroad offers a portfolio of innovative study abroad programs for academic credit and not-for-credit in several countries. We live in a globalized culture and economy, yet it can be difficult to really comprehend the world beyond our borders. In order to thrive in the modern workplace you will need to think and act with a global perspective.

Whether you are looking to study for a semester abroad, short-term or enroll in not-for-credit educational travel tours, SMCCCD Study Abroad offers something for students and the San Mateo County Community.

Community Travel

Not-for-credit travel tours. All the fun and culture of a study abroad experience without the coursework!

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Global Internships

Intern for a summer with a company abroad, immersing yourself in a new workplace and culture!

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Semesters Abroad

Study for a semester abroad with California Community College faculty. Experience student life in another country!

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Summer Short‑Term

Take a class while you travel in summer with an SMCCCD professor and classmates! Typically 2 - 4 weeks.

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Transfer Abroad

Transfer to the Rennes School of Business in France after earning your Associate's from SMCCCD.

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Virtual Global Internships

Intern from home with a team of students to deliver a consulting project to a global employer!

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