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Education Abroad Office

Center for International Studies (CIS) Abroad

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

CIS Abroad partners with accredited unviersities that offer innovative courses to help you meet your academic goals, whether you want to fill in some general education requirements or take classes in your major to stay on track for graduation. 

In addition to the locations listed below, CIS also offers several multi-country programs.

  • Argentina; Buenos Aires
  • Australia: Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Gold Coast
  • Costa Rica: San Jose
  • Czech Republic: Prague
  • Ecuador: Quito
  • England: London, Bristol
  • Ireland: Dublin, Limerick
  • Italy: Florence, Sorrento, Rome
  • Japan: Tokyo
  • Scotland: Edinburgh, Stirling
  • South Africa: Stellenbosch, Cape Town
  • South Korea: Seoul
  • Spain: Barcelona, Madrid
  • Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table.  Most CIS participants take courses at a local foreign university.  When reviewing the table, search for the foreign university affiliated with the CIS program you are considering.

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

  • Education Abroad Office scholarship and financial aid page
  • CIS scholarship and financial opportunities
  • Affiliate Discounts: UofSC students automatically receive a $250 discount per semester program or $100 per summer program.  Capstone and Honors College Students applying to the Perugia, Italy program are eligible to compete for an additional $1,000 scholarship (please see a study abroad advisor for more information).  UofSC students will receive the following benefits depending on which program they enroll in:
      • Automatic $1000 discount for students participating in the following programs:
        • Australia: Semester on the Gold Coast - Bond University
        • Australia: Semester in Newcastle - University of Newcastle
      • Automatic $500 discount for students participating in the following programs:Italy:
        • Semester on the Italian Coast - Sant’Anna Institute
        • Spain: Semester in Barcelona - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
        • Czech Republic: Semester in Prague - University of Economics
        • South Korea: Semester in Seoul - Sogang University
    • SUMMER
      • Automatic $500 discount for students participating in the following programs:
        • Italy: Summer on the Italian Coast
        • Spain: Summer in Barcelona - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
        • Czech Republic: Summer in Prague - Business & Economics
        • South Korea: Summer in Seoul - Korean Culture & Language Immersion

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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