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Study Abroad with Ivy Tech Community College

Study abroad is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills, experience a new culture, and improve your résumé. In today’s growing world, students can be prepared to be global citizens through studying abroad. Ivy Tech offers a variety of study abroad options from weeklong trips to full semester experiences, designed to fit student’s individual needs. Check out our international travel and study abroad options to see which is right for you.

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One-week trips  | Two-week trips  | Three-week trips |  Semester-long trips

One-week trips

London, England Immersion (with optional Paris excursion)
May 2018, Memorial Day Weekend
Sponsored by North Central
Estimated Cost: $1998.00
Credits: Students may take the trip for three Humanity credits, or three Environmental Design elective credits.       

An immersion into the heart of London.  Students, faculty, and community members, are all invited on this exceptional 6 day travel study opportunity.  We will explore the history, art, architecture, and development of this great city.  

The trip includes transportation to and from O’Hare airport; round-trip flight; and double-occupancy hotel room.  Travelers will create their itinerary through trip preparation meetings.

 An incredible experience for a great price!  This trip also provides a capstone experience for those pursing the global Studies Certificate. Plan to attend a trip information session for more details.    

Bring your friends, your most comfortable pair of walking shoes, and we will start this journey soon!

For more information, contact:
Dr. Katherine Kent kkent@ivytech.edu

Spring Break 2017 Costa Rican Animal Sanctuary
March 10-17, 2017
Sponsored by Central Indiana Region
Estimated Cost: $2,995
Credits:  May enroll in HUMA250, but not required
Open to ALL Ivy Tech students, faculty and staff

Our trip starts off with a day in San Jose, then an early rise to travel to Tortuguero via a riverboat trip to the Braulio Carrillo National Park and lodge. We will spend time visiting sea turtle nesting grounds, the local wildlife, mangroves, canals, swamps and lagoons. Then the next day, we travel to Aguas Zarcas where we will begin a service learning project at La Marina Wildlife Rescue Center. You ‘ll spend the next couple of days collecting data, feeding the animals and improving wildlife habitat. One afternoon you will be a part of the canopy tour exploring exotic birds and wildlife.

For more information, contact:
Renee Rule

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2016

Explore Dublin
May 24-30, 2017
Estimated Cost: 1349.00



Want to go to Dublin? We’ll provide the arrangements for air and hotel –You plan your own itinerary with the help of the Ivy Tech faculty.

This trip includes:

* Round trip overnight flights from Chicago, O’Hare to Dublin Airport

* Round trip transportation from East Chicago campus to the Airport

* 5 nights at the comfortable and extremely well located Generator Hostel (single bed in a multiple occupant, en-suite room) in the heart of Dublin and 5 breakfasts

* Monthly group meetings to plan and prepare your exciting trip abroad

* Dublin Pass (public transportation, free admission and/or discounts at many attractions)

* Travel Insurance

For more information, please contact: Marko Akrap, (219) 392-3600 ext. 3310 or makrap@ivytech.edu

Explore Dublin

Two-week Trips

Italy: The Grand Tour
May 2018 (tentatively May 16-25, 2018)
Sponsored by North Central
Estimated Cost: $3583.00
Credits: Students may take the trip for three Humanities credits, HUMA250.

The Grand Tour of Italy is exactly that. Grand. From Venice’s endless canals to each Roman piazza, Italy has no shortage of awe-inspiring sights. You’ll see Doge’s Palace pale façade change color at sunset, stroll over the Bridge of Sighs and explore the ruins of the ancient Roman Forum on this show stopping tour of Italian culture.


The trip includes round-trip airfare from Chicago’s O’Hare airport, all accommodations, on-tour transportation, some regional meals, full-time tour director, expert local guides, guided site-seeing, and tickets to all scheduled events/sites.

An incredible experience for a great price! This trip also provides a capstone experience for those pursing the global Studies Certificate. Plan to attend a trip information session for more details.

Bring your friends, your most comfortable pair of walking shoes, and we will start this journey soon!

For more information, contact:
Professor Lori Roe lroe@ivytech.edu

Visit http://www.efcollegestudytours.com/professors-trip/1855537DX for more information.

Three-week trips


Semester-long trips

LondonLondon, England
Fall semester
Credits: up to 15
Estimated Cost: $12,000
Sponsored by North Central region (South Bend)

With almost 2,000 international students from over 130 countries, London South Bank University (LSBU) is the ideal choice for studying in one of Europe's most exciting cities. Just minutes from London's major attractions and accessible by convenient public transportation, LSBU has a history of preparing students for the workplace for the past 120 years. Ivy Tech's South Bend campus has partnered with this excellent institution providing students with financial aid and transfer options, affordable housing, and a network of support.

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TorontoToronto, Ontario, Canada
Any semester

Credits: up to 12
Estimated Cost: $10,000

Studying in Canada provides an opportunity to gain prestigious education through well-rounded programs that reflect modern business and societal values. At Humber, we recognize the importance of practical experience, hands-on education and real career opportunities. As a dynamic and well-respected polytechnic college, Humber ensures that you receive the skills and knowledge expected by today's demanding employers. Humber and Ivy Tech are happy to partner to provide students opportunities that are "close" yet "international"

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Athens. GreeceAthens, Greece
Any semester selected
Credits: 12 or more
Estimated cost: $14,000 (includes tuition and housing in Greece for 16 weeks) - $6,000 for the summer session.
Sponsored by Central Indiana region (Indianapolis)

Students from all over the US with a variety of majors have attended the Odyssey in Athens Study Abroad Program. It is a wonderful semester or year-long program through the University of Indianapolis Athens Campus, which is the ONLY accredited American University that is completely owned and controlled by the home campus in the US- University of Indianapolis, Indiana. All course work completed in Athens is transferred from the Registrar's office in Indianapolis to your home institution in the form of a transcript. All courses are taught in English. To get an idea of the courses offered , you can go to the UIndy Athens web page: http://www.uindy.gr/current_students/schedules/index.html Most of the Odyssey students take advantage of the Greek language course and Greek culture and society or the Greek Art and Archaeology course. However, several students come over and take courses in their chosen fields, like business, computer science, psychology, etc. There is no need to know the Greek language.

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