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VTC Study Abroad

The following faculty-led study abroad programs are being offered next year in partnership with EF College Study Tours. They are open to students at all member institutions of the Virginia Tidewater Consortium. Some programs may be course or discipline specific, and this information is outlined in the program summaries below. The cross-registration agreements between colleges in the consortium allows students to enroll in the course connected to the trip and receive credit from their home institution. Please contact your campus study abroad representative for more information.

Please visit the respective program website link to learn more and enroll, or contact the applicable Group Leader with questions. Enrollment requires a $95 deposit, and a $200 enrollment discount is available through September 30, followed by a $150 discount during October. Various payment plans and fundraising resources are also available for all programs. Please contact EF’s Traveler Support Team with any questions at 877-485-4184.

Why study abroad? EF College Study Tours | The Study Abroad Experience Video


Travel Writing in the Emirates: Dubai & Beyond | May 2016

- Join Dr. Jennifer Malia of Norfolk State University on a 9 day travel writing-focused program in the United Arab Emirates.

- The Emirates is a safe and progressive country that includes a melting pot of cultures, rich history, and stunning architecture.

- Read about the program and enroll here: (enrollment deadline is February 2, 2016)

- Contact Dr. Malia at with interest and to learn more about the two English courses you can take in connection with the program.

- Contact EFs Traveler Support Team at 877-485-4184 9am-5:30pm EST.


Criminal Justice in London | March 2016

- Join Professor Idonia Barrett of Hampton University on an 8 day criminal justice-focused program in London. The program is open to students studying or interested in the criminal justice or sociology.

- Read about the program and enroll here: (Enrollment deadline November 30, 2015)

- Contact Professor Barrett at

- Contact EF’s Traveler Support Team at 877-485-4184 M-F 9am-5:30pm EST


Photography Abroad in Amsterdam, Paris, & London | May 2016

- Join Professor Sharon Swift of Virginia Wesleyan College on a 10 day photography-focused program in Amsterdam, Paris, and London. This 4 credit course runs Jan 25-May 9 with the travel abroad scheduled for May 16-25. The program is open to anyone interested in photography. Students may take the full semester course for credit or only participate for the experience.

- Read about the program and enroll here: (Enrollment deadline February 1, 2016)

- Contact Professor Swift at

- Contact EF’s Traveler Support Team at 877-485-4184 M-F 9am-5:30pm EST