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Study Abroad


Where in the world are we going?

Since 2006 Butte College has offered a unique inter-disciplinary study abroad program which increases global awareness and Spanish language competency.  In addition, students fulfill requirements for the Certificate in Peace and Global Studies. 

Our program this year is to Costa Rica from June 19, 2016 to July 26, 2016.  In Costa Rica students have the opportunity to visit the United Nations University for Peace (UPEACE) as well as model intentional communities, whose work focuses on bringing forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace.  Students live with Costa Rican families and study at one of the best Spanish language schools in the country.  They practice their Spanish constantly in and out of the classroom and participate in many cultural experiences. 

Summer 2016

Study Abroad program for Summer 2016 is June 19 to July 26, 2016 to Costa Rica.  Applications are available on the main campus in LRC 320 or online


Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 4 pm to 5 pm in LRC 144

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Chico Center

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4 pm to 5 pm in LRC 144


Contact our office at (530) 879-4077 or if you have any questions.


Semester Abroad
Costa Rica

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