International Studies: TCU Abroad

The mission of the Center for International Studies: TCU Abroad is to support international academic programs that foster an understanding of the global community. TCU offers a wide range of academic programs abroad, including summer courses led by TCU faculty members, semester-long education abroad programs, and educational exchanges and partnerships abroad. For more information, visit

TCU Abroad Programs

TCU summer courses have featured study in various locations, including Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Scotland and Spain. These intensive courses are developed and directed by TCU faculty members from such disciplines as art history, business, geology, history, interior design, journalism, literature, modern languages, nursing, social work, political science, psychology and radio-TV-film. Carrying TCU credit and the possibility of financial aid, study abroad courses fulfill many of TCU's graduation requirements, while providing opportunities to work closely with some of TCU's best faculty members.

The TCU in London Program provides a unique opportunity for TCU students to study in one of the major international capitals of the world, drawing upon the immense intellectual, cultural and human resources of London. TCU partners with the University of Westminster to provide an opportunity to take courses in a wide range of disciplines and live with British students. Students also have the option of enrolling in the London Internship Program for academic credit. TCU financial aid and scholarships may be applied, and all courses earn TCU credit.

The TCU in Seville Program, in cooperation with the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, offers Spanish language and area studies courses for students of all language levels. Students may take courses in literature, art, political science, economics, business and history in Spanish or English. All students live with Spanish host families for a rich cultural experience. TCU financial aid and scholarships may be applied, and all courses earn TCU credit.

The TCU in Florence Program offers students of all majors the opportunity to take classes in English at Lorenzo de Medici Institute for a semester or year. In addition, students take an Italian language course and art history course in order to fully appreciate life in Florence. Students live in fully furnished apartments in the center of town and have opportunities to meet Italians through activities organized by the local staff. TCU financial aid and scholarships may be applied, and all courses earn TCU credit.

Other special study abroad opportunities include TCU Exchange Programs and TCU Partner Programs. Exchange programs with Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan; Universidad Mayor in Santiago, Chile; and Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, provide students the opportunity to directly enroll for a semester or year in these affiliated universities to take language and area studies courses. TCU Partner Programs are select study abroad programs offering additional semester- and year-long experiences for students in locations throughout Australia, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. TCU scholarships and financial aid may be applied to these programs, and all courses earn TCU credit.

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