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Study Abroad Institutions



Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies

Nagasaki, Japan


  • Limited space available
  • Enroll in non-credit communication classes at COC
  • Scholarship available for housing
  • Tuition-free
Program Type(s): Bi-lateral Semester


Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Florence, Italy

FUA is the academic entity of the Palazzi Foundation. It has several schools offering a rich array of academic disciplines and seeks to offer academics and projects related to cultural integration to its very diverse international student body. The academics under FUA-AUF cover a vast range of subjects and areas, focused primarily on the arts and design. FUA strives to uphold a unique approach to global and local learning by implementing cultural integration through its academics.

  • Special partnership pricing
  • Internships available
  • Located in city center of Florence
Program(s) of Focus: Hotel Management/Hospitality, Culinary Arts
Program Type(s): Semester & Summer Program  




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Queen Margaret University

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

QMU was founded in 1875, located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland in a very safe, beautiful location. They currently host 5,500 students on campus, plus 3,000 studying with their int'l partners (they have students from about 90 different countries). QMU has two primary schools: Health Sciences and Arts, and Social Science and Management. QMU is accustomed to working with US and Canadian universities and has experience in forming articulation agreements with other institutions of higher education; they even have an existing exchange agreement with the California State University at Chico.

Program(s) of Focus: Sociology, Psychology, Hotel Management/Tourism


University of Brighton

East Sussex, England, UK

Brighton is known for its strong student services (the ethos at Brighton is one where staff get to know students by name) as well as its coastal location, just an hour from London by train. It has 20,000 students, including 3,000 international students. Senior management at Brighton is committed to comprehensive campus internationalization. The school has faculties with a strong international inclination, particularly its Business and Media departments.

  • Located in a college town near the beach
  • Weekend trips to cultural locations (Stonehenge, Paris, and more)
Program(s) of Focus: Business, Media/Arts, Humanities (Sociology, English)
Program Type(s): Semester & Year-Long






Rennes School of Business

Rennes, France

Rennes School of Business is a school in France which specializes in a 2+1 program, whereby community college students majoring in Business (or related areas) can receive a bachelor's degree in 1 year after transferring. The instruction is entirely in English and US students may use FAFSA to pay for its costs.

  • Internships available
Program(s) of Focus: Business
Program Type(s): Transfer Abroad, Complete BA and/or Masters Degree


Thomas More University of Applied Sciences

Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium

Thomas More University of Applied Sciences is an applied sciences university in Belgium, focused more on STEM and related areas, along with business, hospitality and communication/media studies. They have a long history of building international partnerships and have extensive experience with student mobility. There is particular interest in working with them in the substantive areas of Media/Entertainment Arts and Communications, as well in building student exchange arrangements with their institution.

Program(s) of Focus: STEM
Program Type(s): Transfer Abroad


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