Study Abroad

Contra Costa Community College District invites you to participate in our study abroad programs. Courses are taught by community college professors and may be UC and CSU transferable. Students can enjoy and learn from their valuable experiences in a foreign country, while accumulating course credits from their host college. Financial aid is available to students that qualify.

Spring 2018 - FLORENCE, ITALY 

Barcelona 2017- BARCELONA TRIP FULL- applications are closed for the DVC Barcelona Study Abroad Program.  It is possible to still attend this trip by registering with one of the other Northern California community colleges who are partnering with us.  Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information at or 925-969-2507

Why Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a rewarding experience on many levels. Below are just a few of the benefits:

  • Change your world perspective
  • Explore another culture
  • Learn more about your own culture
  • Experience personal growth
  • Build your résumé

Three eligibility requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • G.P.A. of 2.25 or higher
  • Completed at least 12 college units 

Take a peek at current or recent Study Abroad offerings

This is a once in a lifetime chance for you to take classes overseas, gain academic credit and experience a different culture!

Programs are offered by the Northern California Study Abroad Consortium (NCSAC) in partnership with AIFS.

If you have questions, please contact the Study Abroad Office, 925-969-2507 or email

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