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The College of Lake County provides students with a variety of courses as well as short-term international study tours which contribute to an understanding of the relationships between the cultural, economic and political systems of other nations and our own. The college also participates in foreign study programs that give students an opportunity to reside and study in another country for an extended period.
International travel study trips offer short-term opportunities to study abroad. CLC short-term programs range between 1-3 weeks in length and course(s) offered vary. A CLC instructor leads a program with a group of CLC students. Language proficiency of the host country is not required.
*Note: These programs are eligible for the Gilman Scholarship. Please review their website for eligibility and deadlines.
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The College of Lake County is a member of ICISP, which consists of Illinois community colleges and Illinois state universities. The consortium has an affiliation with the following colleges in the following countries:
All courses offered through ICISP may be used to fulfill graduation requirements or as electives for the transfer degree. The College of Lake County offers other residential international study opportunities, work-study and volunteer experiences through its membership in the Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE).
In addition to course related travel and activities, students may have the occasion to travel to other countries.
Please refer to your program of interest for more information
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CLC has a variety of global partnerships and we are pleased to offer international opportunities to faculty and staff in collaboration with our partners. Get more information about our global partners.
Each year, we will offer a tour to some of the world’s most exciting places, and we welcome any and all of our community (students, parents, faculty, staff, etc.) to join us! The CLC Community Travel Program offers you the convenience, safety and affordability you want for international travel… let us do the work for you! You only need to be over the age of 18 to be eligible to participate!
Learn more about the Community Travel Program
Note: This program is not a study abroad program and is simply for leisure.
All CLC students are able to apply to a study abroad program as long as they meet the minimum requirements for eligibility. CLC offers faculty-led summer programs as well as opportunities through ICISP and CIEE.
Living arrangements vary by program. For short-term programs, lodging is typically provided in hotels or share homes. For longer programs, the most common types of accommodation arranged for study abroad students are residence hall-type housing, homestays or private apartments or rooms.
Learn more about the study abroad program application process.
Learn more about funding opportunities.
Student Records & Department of Global Engagement
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Department of Global Engagement
CLC student Amanda Platt shares her experience and answers the most common questions about CLC's the study abroad program.
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