Caitlin Murphy, assistant director of global education, and Theresa Messenger '18 offer a unique perspective on the benefits of studying abroad with LVC.
Choose from full-semester programs in 10 countries and domestic internships in two locations.
Learn and experience the Spanish language while surrounded by other students in the heart of this city. You can fulfill LVC's language requirement through beginner, intermediate, or advanced Spanish courses and take Latin American culture classes taught in English. Spring Semester
This program offers students the opportunity to take an introductory Mandarin language course, combined with relevant Chinese contextual courses and a valuable internship with a multinational company. Students live on the campus of Eastern China Normal University in Shanghai. Fall or Spring Semester
This program offers students in any major, who have completed coursework in Spanish at the intermediate-level plus one advanced Spanish course, the opportunity to participate in a total immersion cultural experience, including living in homes of local residents. A service-learning course is available for those interested in more intensive community engagement. Fall or Spring Semester
Learn about the history, politics, and culture of London and England at its source–living in a flat in the heart of London. Students choose course offerings from the London Kingston University to complete major, minor, Constellation LVC, and elective requirements at LVC. Fall Semester
This program for students with varying abilities in French is taught at the University of Montpellier in France. All courses are taught in French at your current level of preparation. Your home stay arrangement will be another key to successful living in Montpellier. Fall or Spring Semester
This program is offered to students in any major who have completed at least one year of college-level German language. Students will enroll in a minimum of 8 credits of German language classes and additional elective classes instructed in English. A home stay living arrangement will assist in improving your German language proficiency. Fall or Spring Semester
This program offers all majors an education at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. At Umbra, students study throughout Italy sampling the many treasures of the great cities. It is difficult to think of a more suitable backdrop for study abroad in Italy. The academic program is taught in the American university tradition and is composed of two parts–a compulsory Italian language component that may fulfill the language requirement at LVC and an elective component composed of courses taught at the Institute. Fall or Spring Semester
This program is located at the University of Waikato and is open to students in any major or concentration. You'll take four classes at the university, but all of New Zealand will be your classroom as you explore the diverse sights and wonders of this beautiful island nation. Fall or Spring Semester
This program offers audio & music production majors the opportunity to fulfill major and Constellation LVC requirements at Queen's University, located in a safe area of Northern Ireland's capital city. Belfast is rich in Irish and British cultural heritage, which provides our students with a unique educational experience. Spring Semester
This program, for Spanish majors and non-majors, is centered in the northern regional capital city of Valladolid. Students will take Spanish-instructed classes at the Universitas Castellae in Spanish literature, history, and culture, and live in Spanish-speaking homes. Fall or Spring Semester
Domestic Internship Programs
This fall or spring semester program allows you to take courses at the Philadelphia Center while actively participating in an academic internship in the workplace. This collaborative plan promotes intellectual and professional development while providing an avenue for career exploration.
This fall or spring program allows students to secure an internship in the government or non-government sectors of our capitol city. Take advantage of hundreds of internship placement options, undertake a tremendous personal growth experience, and live and learn in one of the most dynamic cities in the U.S.