Academic Affairs Office

International Travel Opportunities for Students and Faculty

German Exchange/Study Abroad Program - May 31- June 8, 2014. Optional Pre -trip to Munich May 27-31, 2014

Want to travel to Germany? Join fellow MCC students and faculty for the German Exchange                                                                                                                                                  

Application information at 

Contact Person - KatherineTosa - 231.777.0376. Visit Germany!  Muskegon Community College students and faculty will travel to Stuttgart, Germany May 31- June 8, 2014 with an optional Pre -trip to Munich May 27-31, 2014. 
Are you looking for an experience that will last a lifetime? Each May, students and faculty from MCC participate in an exchange program with the technical college, Kaufmännische Schule Stuttgart Nord, in Stuttgart, Germany. This could be YOU!  The Exchange includes visits to cultural and historical sites as well as local businesses such as Daimler, Porsche and Ritter Sport. Spend eight days in Germany with host families hiking in the Alps, floating down the Neckar River and experiencing Germany.  For more information go to:



Travel to Belize! Belize Field Studies - Mayan Civilization and Rainforest Ecology -  December 2014 - January 2015

Tracel to Belize! Belize Field Studies - Mayan Civilization and Rainforest Ecology
ICS 101 BEL / BIOL 101 BEL is an interdisciplinary travel-study course providing students an introduction to international culture and biology through cultural and biological field studies. This hybrid course will contain online and on-campus components and includes a seven-day visit to Belize. Emphasis will be placed on Mayan culture and the tropical rain forests of Belize. The student will study Mayan culture and history as well as Mayan past and current interaction with the rain forest ecosystem. This course will cover classification of organisms, basic ecological principles, experimental design, field sampling techniques and scientific communication. Specific biology topics emphasized will vary each year. This course will also involve working with local Belizeans, offering MCC students the opportunity to meet people from diverse backgrounds. It is offered in conjunction with the Sibun Educational and Adventure Lodge in Belize. Students will spend a great portion of each day in the field and should be in good physical condition. Beyond tuition and texts, additional costs include the airfare to Belize, package price for room and board, and spending money while in Belize.