International Education

Learn a New Language – Take a PVCC Class!

PVCC offers these credit classes:

  • American Sign Language
  • Arabic (distance learning)
  • Chinese (distance learning)
  • French
  • English as a Second Language
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian (distance learning)
  • Spanish
  • Search classes here.

Begin one of 30 languages with Rosetta Stone.  Click here to start now!

 

Expand Your Cultural Awareness – Attend, Join and Engage!


Culture Day
Come learn about the home countries of some of our international students! Displays will be set up in the Bolick Center for you to peruse at your leisure.
Monday, October 16, noon-1 p.m.
Bolick Student Center

Science Fiction and Futuristic Reality:  China in the  21st Century and the Role of Fiction and Film
Dr. Charles Laughlin, Professor of Chinese Literature, University of Virginia
Monday, October 30, noon-1 p.m.
Main Building Auditorium (M229)

International Club @ PVCC
A service and social club designed to bring together PVCC students from other countries with the PVCC community. Click for details.

Connect with the World – Travel and Study Abroad!

Opportunities offered through PVCC

Spain
Alhambra

Spain:  Land of Many Cultures  Note! Scholarships are now available for this trip!
May 14-May 24, 2018
Group leader:  Jorge Grajales-Diaz  jgrajalesdiaz@pvcc.edu
For more information click here


Argentina
Buenos Aires
Rotary Scholarship Exchange Program with Escuela Técnica Otto Krause, Buenos Aires

Each summer, the Blue Ridge Rotary Club generously sponsors one PVCC student to study in Argentina for six weeks. This Rotary scholarship covers return airfare to Buenos Aires and includes accommodation with a local family and classes at a renowned technical school.

Candidates should be currently enrolled at PVCC, 18-21 years of age and aim to have completed Spanish 202 (or equivalent) before they travel. Program dates are mid-May to the end of June. ¡Buen viaje!

To apply, please complete the application which contains further details and full instructions. The completed application should be submitted by the end of the fall semester.

Germany
Germany
Click here for details about this youth exchange program.

opportunities offered through other vccs colleges

 

Opportunities offered through the university of virginia

For information on UVA Education Abroad programs click here.

UVA Valencia


Bhutan
Himalayan Experiential Encounters: Historical, Anthropological and Contemplative Explorations in Bhutan
Click here for information

Explore International Opportunities – Online Resources!

petersons.com
Lists trips worldwide that are offered by accredited colleges and universities from all over the U.S.

centerforstudyabroad.com
Offers educational programs worldwide

Cross Cultural Solutions
Volunteer abroad

Christianson Grant
Awarded to individuals who have arranged their own work abroad programs