Travel and Study Abroad

Travel and study abroad programs allow students to experience customs, languages and cultures of the world firsthand. Students have up-close-and-personal encounters with some of the greatest accomplishments in history and get the chance to practice what they have learned about other customs, languages and currencies.

Iceland glacier fieldIceland

This study abroad trip will focus on where and how Iceland is being impacted by climate change. Based in the capital of Reykjavik, students will take trips to places such as the Krysuvik geothermal area, Lake Kleifvatn, Thingvellir National Park and the glacier at Jokulsarlon. Students will go on a guided boat tour off the coast of Reykjavik to see the coastline and its impacted sea life.

Term/Length: Early Summer/9 days
Related Course(s): ESC2930
Contact: Professor Brian Kupfer at

Czech RepublicCzech Republic

In conjunction with Valdosta State University, TCC offers the chance to study at one of the oldest universities in Central Europe: Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Earn six college credit hours in political science, history or international studies. Excursions and tours lead students to Prague, Krakow, Budapest and Vienna.

Term/Length: Early Summer/5 weeks
Contact: Professor Richard Murgo at  


TCC’s Humanities Study Abroad program in Europe offers a three-week credit program with itineraries that vary from year to year. Trips have included London, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Paris, Versailles, Pisa, Rome and Florence.

Term/Length: Summer/3 weeks
Related Course(s): HUM2741
Contact: Professor Brian Kupfer at

Spanish cathedralSpain

TCC’s Spain Study Abroad program starts in Barcelona, and the main study portion of the program takes place in Madrid. Excursions around the city and one-day tours to Segovia, Toledo and other locations are also offered.

Term/Length: Summer/3 weeks
Related Course(s): SPN1121, SPN2220, SPN2240, SPW2010
Contact: Professor Rosalinda Wright at


The TCC Summer English Program travels to Kaohsiung, Taiwan, each July. TCC students teach English at San Sin High School, live with local families, and experience Taiwanese culture and history firsthand. Opportunities for travel around the country are an integral part of this intensive program. Click here to view last year's San Sin High School Summer English Program blog.

Term/Length: July/5 weeks
Contact: Professor Rick Murgo at

New York City art museumNew York

Each spring, TCC offers a five-day trip to New York City that gives students access to major art museums and galleries in the company of an expert faculty guide. Students stay in downtown Manhattan within easy walking or subway distance from the world’s greatest collections of fine art and the many other rich cultural opportunities found in the Big Apple.

Term/Length: Spring Break/5 days
Related Course(s): HUM2942
Contact: Professor Julie Baroody at

Students interested in the Travel and Study Abroad program can complete an interest form and complete the Study Abroad application.

Faculty members interested in teaching with the Travel and Study Abroad program can learn more here.

For more information on Travel and Study Abroad programs or the Global Gateway program, contact Professor Richard Murgo at (850) 201-8145.