These short term experiences are available for all Columbia College students.
Interested? Contact Education Abroad for more information.
Service Learning in Jamaica
Join Dr. Sandy Hamar on this 8-day service learning trip to Falmouth. There you will help teach school age children, and contribute to service projects on the Falmouth campus. While this is a volunteer-focused trip, you will experience Jamaican culture and partake in some tourist attractions.
The Holocaust in Europe (2022)
Dr. Blake Nielsen will lead students through Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic as students learn about the psychological implications of the Holocaust. Some tourist and cultural experiences are also part of this experience. Successful completion of this trip along with the related courses will make the student eligible to waive one general education elective.
Nursing & Public Health in the Dominican Republic (2022)
Dr. Faye Fairchild will lead CC Nursing students to the Dominican Republic. Students will work with local healthcare providers and learn about the major public health issues impacting the DR. This experience is exclusively for students in our CC nursing programs. Some tourist attractions are included in this experience as well.
A Taste of France (2023)
Treat your palate to the vibrant tradition of French food, from rustic fare to haute cuisine. Sample regional dishes in the French Riviera and Provence, and attend a chef’s demonstration in Lyon for some authentic inspiration for your own creations. Get a taste of Paris with visits to its most iconic structures before expanding your palette at a colorful city market and cooking lesson.
Missouri Study Abroad Intercollegiate Consortium (MOSAIC) 2022
Spend three to four weeks during the summer abroad through a MOSAIC program. MOSAIC is a consortium made up of multiple universities and colleges, including Columbia College. Earn six to nine credit hours through Maryville University. Take classes with MOSAIC professors and host institutions.