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Education Abroad Office

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Area: Global Partner Program
Location: Multi-City
Country: Multi-Country
Term: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter Break, Academic Year

CIEE is a nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization that transforms lives and builds bridges between individuals and national by sponsoring a wide variety of opportunities for the exchange of ideas and experiences. CIEE helps people develop skills for living in a globally inderdependent and culturally diverse world, and contributes to a more peaceful global community by humanizing internatinal relations. 

CIEE also supports the Open Campus Block Program, which allows students to choose 6-, 12, or 18-week blocks in up to three locations worldwide.

Countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

Cities: Acala de Henares, Alicante, Amman, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dakar, Dublin, Ferrara, Gaborone, Groningen, Haifa, Havana, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Kyderabad, Iringa, Istanbul, Khon Kaen, Legon, Lima, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Managua, Monteverde, Moscow, Nanjing, Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Paris, Perth, Prague, Rabat, Rennes, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Seoul, Seville, Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Toulouse, Uppsala, Valparaiso, Warsaw, Wollongong, Yucatan

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Affiliate ScholarshipsStudents applying to CIEE Open Campus Programs (Fall and Spring only) are eligible for the Affiliate Scholarship.
  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.


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