Goucher College Study Abroad Program
There’s a good reason that Goucher College Study Abroad Program is ranking number 5 by the Princeton Review. Actually, there are more than 60 reasons! The college offers more than 60 programs on six continents in 32 different countries for students to explore. Goucher College doesn’t just encourage students to study abroad, they require it.
In 2006, Goucher became the first liberal arts college in the nation to require all of their students study abroad at least once before graduation! This is important because the college believes that no matter what you do or who you are, the global community of the 21st century demands you have an international perspective. Goucher College prepares students to be contributing members of the global society.
Founded in 1885 and is just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher College prides itself on being in the Top 10 Most Innovative Colleges according to U.S. News & World Report. In line with their recent requirement to study abroad, it’s no wonder why they also have been selected as one of the 40 select “Colleges That Change Lives”.
Take a virtual tour around the world and explore study abroad options with Goucher College.
Goucher College Study Abroad Programs
With more than 60 programs in 32 countries, Goucher College study abroad gives students nearly endless opportunities. Through their programs students can practice giving back by building schools in Africa, interning in major European cities like London, or practice learning another language in countries like Argentina, France, or Germany to name a few.
Semester & Year-Long Programs
Students can study Arab cinemas and identities in Nazareth, learn about arts, music, and culture in Bali, or study civil and social changes in South Africa. Other exciting opportunities are to study arts in Amsterdam, the past in the present from Tokyo to Taipei, or study the Scottish culture as a result of their partnerships with other accredited affiliate programs.
Short- Term Programs
Goucher College offers students 23 different programs from Russia to Denmark and Israel and Australia with their Short-Term Programs with many different programs. A full list of their programs and more details can be found on their website.
Intensive Courses Abroad (ICAS)
Goucher students have a lot of unique intensive course options at their fingertips. All of these options are led by Goucher faculty. Short term programs that last three weeks are during January break or summer from May-June.
What is so unique about Goucher’s ICAS program is that the same programs are not done every year. Instead, they alternate and add new locations. In the winter of 2017, some of the exciting trips were learning Tropical Marine Biology in Honduras and learning Spanish in Alicante, Spain. In previous years other courses include trips to Holland, Berlin, Tokyo, and Nicaragua.
Contact Goucher College Study Abroad Program
Phone: (410) 337-6455
Office of International Studies
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204
Passports & Visas
Goucher College Study Abroad programs all require passports and visas. You will want to apply early as routine processing takes 4-6 weeks. Expedited passport processing is also available for service as fast as 24 hours.
Student visas are likely going to be handled by your study abroad program. If you need passport or visa assistance, please let us know.