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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

Italy & Greece: The Experience
May 9-19, 2016
Sponsored by Central Indiana Region
Estimated Cost: $3,350 for travelers under 30; $3,610 for travelers 30 and over
Credits: May take BUSN 207 or HUMA 250 for credit, but not required

Registration Deadline:  October 31, 2015

Starting May 09, 2016, we will explore the beautiful lands of Italy and Greece!  Surrounded by some of humankind’s greatest treasures, every breath is a history lesson. You’ll walk through the Parthenon and the Colosseum as Titus did, and wonder how these architectural icons could have been any more breathtaking in his time. Shimmering marble and cracking stone—in both countries—serve as marked reminders of the peaks of both as ancient world-conquering powers.  Add on a three day tour extension of the Greek Islands and Turkey to round out your trip in style!

A small fee of $255 will get you started and lock in the price of the trip.

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For more information, contact:
Ronda Taylor:  rtaylor141@ivytech.edu

Dublin, Ireland
May 25-31, 2016

Sponsored by Northwest and North Central Regions
Estimated Cost:  $1,399
Credits:  May take HUMA 205, but not required

Explore Dublin!  This trip will allow travelers to discover the rich history, dynamic culture, and exciting nightlife of the capital of the Emerald Isle!  Experienced faculty will help travelers develop personal itineraries.

Price Includes:

  • Round trip overnight flights from Chicago, O’Hare to Dublin Airport
  • Round trip transportation from South Bend/Gary to the Airport
  • 5 nights at the comfortable and extremely well located Generator Hostel (ensuite rooms, multiple occupants) in the heart of Dublin
  • 5 breakfasts
  • Monthly group meetings to plan and prepare your exciting trip abroad

This economy trip does not include passport fees, required travel insurance ($25-$50), lunches and dinners, single & double room supplements, and optional daily excursions. This course can be taken for 3 college credits. Seats are limited!

For more information, please contact Evan Brown ebrown56@ivytech.edu or Kathy Kent kkent@ivytech.edu.

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London, EnglandLondon, England
July 18-26, 2016
Sponsored by Southeast Region
Estimated Cost:  $3,000
Credits:  HUMA 250

This trip will focus on theater in England, both modern and from Shakespearian times plus include literary touchstones such as a Dickensian walking tour, Big Ben, The Globe Theatre, Oxford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Blenheim Palace and more.

For more information, please contact Ron Nicholson: rnicholson16@ivytech.edu

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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

Two-week Trips

London, The Hague, Amsterdam and Brussels, with a possible extension to ParisLondon, The Hague, Amsterdam and Brussels, with a possible extension to Paris
May 15-25, 2015
Sponsored by Central Indiana Region
Estimated cost:  $3,350
Credits:  Possible credit could be arranged

Students and guests will get a firsthand look at the cities, bodies and organizations that keep order in today's globalized world. 

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May 11-26, 2015
Sponsored by the Southwest Region
Estimated cost:  $4,600
Credits:  Students will receive 3 credit hours for ENGL-206 Intro to Literature
{Prereq:  ENGL-111 "C" or higher}

Students will stay at the UE campus of Harlaxton in Grantham, England.  Tours of the manor and grounds, Belvoir Castle, museums, Kings College and Stonehenge are just some of the exciting features of this study abroad program.  Students will also spend time in London.

For more information, please contact
Dr. MaryAnn Sellars: msellars2@ivytech.edu or
Julie Griffin: jgriffin93@ivytech.edu

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Three-week trips

May 11-29, 2015
Sponsored by the Southwest Region
Estimated Cost:  $4,600
Credits:  Students will receive 3 credit hours for PSYC-253 Intro to Social Psychology (Prerequisite: PSYC-101 or SOCI-101)

India is one of the oldest civilizations on earth.  Visitors can experience a unique culture that focuses on a peaceful existence with others and nature.  Participants will visit India's "Golden Triangle" of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and engage in various service learning projects.

For more information, please contact
Dr. MaryAnn Sellars: msellars2@ivytech.edu or
Julie Griffin: jgriffin93@ivytech.edu.


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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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