International Travel and Study Opportunities

Muskegon Community College is one of many institutions in the nation to be recognized for its efforts to promote international learning. Take a look at our international programs and see how we can become your link to the world.

Semester-Long Programs

We are proud to offer ten Study Abroad programs through partnerships with the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP), College of Lake County, Heartland Community College, and Parkland College.

These programs vary in length from two weeks to three month and provide students with exceptional choices of programming and experiences. No matter what your interests, we can find a program that fits your needs!

Please note that program availability is based on CDC and US Department of State advisories. 



Salzburg is situated in the northern foothills of the Alps. Famous as the birthplace of Mozart and host to the Salzburg Festival, the city has long been a cultural center…




Explore the world and gain invaluable intercultural experience! In partnership with the College of Lake County’s semester abroad program in Kunming, China you will live in the beautiful city of Kunming, called the “City of Eternal Spring” because of its weather.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Adventure awaits as you explore beautiful Costa Rica. It is a peaceful and democratic country. The capital, San José, enjoys year-round temperatures in the 70s and is the cultural center…



The students will have the opportunity to travel through time as they explore the social, political and historical aspects of British culture. They can relive the Norman Conquest, see where…



Dijon, France, located at the crossroads of Europe, is a lively, progressive university city of over 250,000 inhabitants. Capital of gastronomy and gateway to the prestigious vineyards…



Located 45 miles southwest of Dublin and just east of the Wicklow Mountains, Carlow, or “Carlow-Town” as it is referred to, is a wonderful study abroad location for students interested in…



As a place that has inspired famous artists for centuries, Tuscania has developed a reputation as a center for new artistic forms of expression. This hilltop town is located on the border of the Tuscany and Lazio regions of central Italy, south of Florence and close to Rome, in the breathtaking countryside.



In partnership with the College of DuPage and Parkland College, Heartland Community College is proud to offer two different summer programs to Japan.



At the heart of the beautiful and rugged region of Andalucia can be found the lovely city of Seville. It has a rich and varied history and thoroughly Spanish personality…

Contact Us

Sean Colcleasure
Study Abroad Coordinator
ICISP Representative

Foreign Exchange and Study Abroad Courses

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Biology/Geology 250: Tropical Coral Reef Ecology

**As of October 15, 2022, this course has been cancelled until further notice.**

Muskegon Community College’s Life Sciences Department and Math/Physical Science Department offering a three-credit course – Biology/Geology 250: Tropical Coral Reef Ecology on the Caribbean island of Nevis. Limited to eight students, the course offers students a chance to study the biology, geology, and ecology of the tropical coral reef ecosystems in the West Indies. Specifically, the course explores the local, regional, and global threats, including the world’s third global bleaching event, faced by the reefs. The MCC team will explore a coral reef ecosystem using monitoring methodologies developed by the Reef Check program. In addition, students will be introduced to the history and culture of the island. They will participate in a variety of hands-on field activities, including ecosystem mapping, biodiversity surveys, field identification labs, and medicinal plant applications. For more information, contact Darren Mattone at or Amber Kumpf at



Germanypx1  German Exchange Program
German Exchange ICS 101 GER International Business and Culture
Each May students and faculty from MCC participate in an exchange program with the technical college, Kaufmännische Schule Stuttgart Nord, in Stuttgart, Germany. The German Exchange Program has been building lasting friendships and offering insight into our different cultures and business practices for over 18 years. The exchange includes visits to cultural and historical sites as well as local businesses such as Daimler, Porsche, and Ritter Sport. Each participant is hosted by a German student or faculty member of the KSN. For more information, contact Jennifer Jones at (231) 777-0397 or by email at

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