Semester Study Abroad

Have you always dreamed of going to Europe? Asia? South America?

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Be a global citizen. Consider studying abroad!

You can study abroad for the Fall or Spring semester and get credit from MCC. Middlesex has agreements with a number of universities in the UK, as well as being a member of a number of consortiums with options to travel around the world.

Semester Abroad Opportunities in the UK

  • Bath Spa University Bath Spa University’s Vision is to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through innovative teaching and research, the University will provide a high quality student experience. Based in a world heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.

Learn more about study at Bath Spa by watching an interview with Danzel Jones, Gilman Scholarship recipient and part of the first MCC cohort to study at Bath Spa University. The interview starts at the 9:55 mark.

  • University of West London UWL has a reputation for high-quality education closely linked to employment. We aim to inspire our students to become innovative professionals, connecting them to exciting and rewarding careers. Based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, the University has highly qualified staff with a wealth of experience in their respective disciplines and strong connections to their industries. Everything we do is designed to equip our students with both the academic knowledge and practical skills to succeed in their chosen careers. 

Semester Abroad Opportunities Around the World

  • CIEE is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, and a world leader in international education and exchange. For more than 65 years CIEE has offered comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs across the globe. They have full semester study abroad and internship programs.
  • Critical Language Scholarship is a summer study abroad program run by the U.S. Department of State with a focus on learning languages the government believes are 'critical' to U.S. national security and economic prosperity. You can spend 8-10 weeks abroad intensively studying one of the possible 14 languages as well as the culture of the people. (Some of the language require already having a year or two of language study so make sure to check the website.)
  • Semester at Sea is a cruise-based study abroad program run since 1963 by the Institute for Shipboard Education - a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization. The program and organization are currently sponsored by Colorado State University. Classes are taught on abroad the ship MV World Odyssey and stop at ports all over the world for hands-on cross cultural experiences.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid may be available and there are scholarships from MCC, the U.S. State Department, and others for study abroad programs of 2 weeks or more. Click here or click the 'Scholarship' link in the left-hand menu for more information! 

Do any of these look interesting? Is there a program that isn't on this list that you would like to take part in?
Contact International Study Abroad Coordinator, Katie Reynolds, at, (978) 656-3254, 3rd Floor, Room 314, Cowan Building, Lowell Campus for more information. 

Last Modified: 10/19/18