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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.

Global Studies Certificate Requirements


One-week trips  | Two-week trips  | Three-week trips 


One-week trips

Ivy Tech travel abroad north central may 2019Ivy Tech North Central
May 2019 (Tentatively May 15-24)
Trip to Amsterdam, Paris and London
Cost $3,574
Contact Lori Roe at lroe@ivytech.edu
Credits: Students may take the trip for three Humanities credits, HUMA250

Walk along the picturesque waterways that inspired the likes of Rembrandt and Seurat.

Start at the River Amstel, whose palette changes from residential to rural in a few short steps. Three hundred miles downstream, it’s the serpentine River Seine that winds wildly through France to give Paris its charm. Then cross the channel to find historic London. 

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!

ivy tech coasta rica study abroadIvy Tech Terre Haute
May 2019
Trip to Costa Rica
Cost: $2,500 - $2,700
Contact: Scott Powell, Ph.D. at spowell14@ivytech.edu
Credits: Students may take the trip for SOCI 164 Multicultural Studies

Ivy Tech Terre Haute is planning a 9-day learning adventure to Costa Rica in May 2019. 
Students, faculty, and community members, are all invited on this travel/study opportunity led by Dr. Scott Powell, (Ph.D. Cultural Studies). 

Traveling abroad brings the culture and language of the people to life. Learn about the culture and environment of this wonderful place, visit the rainforest, native residents, nature reserves, Volcano National Park, the Arenal hot springs, take a crocodile river tour, and enjoy dinner on the Central Pacific Coast and much more. 

The trip cost includes round-trip flight; and basic accommodations. Travelers will learn more information on the itinerary and academic and tuition requirements for earning credit through orientation and trip preparation meetings in the future. 

This trip also provides a capstone experience for those pursuing the Global Studies Certificate. For specific details and enrollment please follow this link: www.efcollegestudytours.com/2112924vd

Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg/Batesville
May 2020
Trip to Spain and Portugal
Cost: $3,700 (Nearly all inclusive)
Contact: Ron Nicholson at rnicholson16@ivytech.edu
Credits: Art Appreciation 110, English 202, Business 207, Humanities 250

Travel back in time to Spain and Portugal on an 11 day excursion to visit historic and World Heritage sites such as castles, monasteries, palaces, museums, and more. The tour includes the Alfama district, the Tower of Belem, Castelo San Jorge, the Seville Cathedral, the Prado, Puerto del Sol, the Royal Palace, a day trip to Toledo, a tapas dinner, La Sagrada Familia Bascilica, the whimsical Park Guell, and so much more.

Included: All airfare, hotels, ground transportation, guides, breakfasts and some dinners, 24/7 tour director, entrances to sites.

Two-week Trips

Best of the British Isles Tour: Ireland, Scotland, North Wales, England, and France
June 10-26, 2019
Sponsored by Ivy Tech Terre Haute
Estimated Cost: $4,905 through March 29, 2018
Payment Plan Available
Credits: Students may take the trip for three psychology credits, PSYC 253 Social Psychology​
Contact: Robin Gray

For More Information: explorica.com/Walls-5834

photo of scotlandThe trip includes: 

  • Round-trip airfare from Indianapolis to Ireland
  • Flight from Edinburgh to London
  • 16 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
  • Full European breakfast daily
  • Dinner daily
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
  • 4-day London travel card
  • High-Speed Eurostar Chunnel crossing from London to Paris

Three-week trips

There are currently not any three-week trips on our calendar. Keep checking back.