LVC students visit Tongariro National Park while studying abroad in New Zealand

Semester Programs

Choose from full-semester programs in eight countries and domestic internships in two locations.
LVC student poses with koala bear in Australia

Melbourne, Australia

Take four courses (16 credits) in almost any subject area at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. As Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne offers an amazing lifestyle for college students. There is a thriving live music and cultural scene, and close proximity to bayside beaches & adventurous outdoor activities. Fall or Spring Semester

LVC student Abbey Delisio in front of Buckingham Palace

London, England

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, general education, and elective requirements at LVC. Fall Semester

Twins Kyle and Ryan Eaton in Hamburg, Germany.

Berlin, Germany

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

Students in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is Ireland’s lively capital with a well-connected transportation system to explore the city and country’s rich history and culture. Ireland was recently ranked with the third highest quality of life in the world and the happiest international student community in Europe. Short travels outside of Dublin allow you to hike, explore historic castles or visit the coast. Transportation around Ireland, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe is made easy with one major airport, as well as extensive bus and rail systems. At DCU, LVC students will enroll in 4-5 courses, worth 3 credits each, for a total of 12-15 credits earned during the semester.

Alyssa Matheus in Italy

Perugia, Italy

At The Umbra Institute in Perugia, 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

LVC students Sam and Alex in New Zealand

Hamilton, New Zealand

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

LVC students visit castle in Northern Ireland


This program offers audio & music production majors the opportunity to fulfill major and general education 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

Eleanor Deeg studying abroad in Spain

Valencia, Spain

This program, for Spanish majors and non-majors, is centered in the eastern coastal region of Spain. Students will take Spanish-instructed classes at the University of Virginia’s study center in the center of Valencia in a variety of disciplines including language, literature, history, and culture, and live in Spanish-speaking homes. Fall or Spring Semester.

Domestic Internship Programs

Boston, Massachusetts

This fall or spring semester program offers students in any major the chance to complete an internship in Boston while earning academic credits. Students participate in a transformative 15-week program that allows them to address current social issues while developing essential skills and networks that prepare them for life and work after graduation.

The Capitol Building

Washington, D.C.

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.