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Diane Ferris
Director, International Education

Seibert Humanities Building
Room 100
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711


International Education

International Education


Federal financial aid applies, except work study. No institutional aid applies. Additional loans may be available.

Council on International Educational Exchange

  • Affiliated with universities in over 30 countries
  • Instruction in English and other languages
  • Semester, academic year, and summer options
  • Total immersion
  • Housing on or off campus

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

  • Affiliated with institutions in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji
  • Courses available in all disciplines
  • Semester, academic year, and summer options
  • Total immersion
  • Housing on or off campus
  • Internships

Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS)

  • Spanish language immersion courses
  • Focus on history and culture, environmental problems, and women's studies
  • Internship in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, or Belize
  • Field course in resource management and sustainable development
  • Research in three different ecological zones in Costa Rica
  • Summer internship
  • Open to social science and natural science students
  • Homestay

Sea Education Association (SEA Semester)

  • Students in any academic major are eligible to apply
  • Variety of courses in maritime studies, nautical science, and oceanography
  • First half of semester on shore in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, second half at sea for practical laboratory experience
  • No prior sailing experience required
  • Semester or summer
  • Scholarships
  • Interest-free loans

IAU College (formerly Institute for American Universities)

  • Three programs located in Aix-en-Provence, France
    1. School of Humanities and Social Sciences: Courses in English in archeology, art history, business and economics, history, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology and studio art, French language, and literature.
    2. The Marchutz School of Fine Arts: Courses in English in painting, drawing, art criticism, and art history.
    3. French Honors Program: Courses and homestays exclusively in French for students with a higher demonstrated ability of language proficiency; additional excursions and events.
  • Semester, academic year, and summer options
  • Homestay

Arcadia University

  • Affiliated with universities in England, Scotland, Wales, Australia, Austria, Greece, Ireland, Italy, and Mexico
  • Semester, academic year, and summer options
  • Housing on or off campus
  • Total immersion

Institute for Study Abroad (Butler University)

  • Affiliated with institutions in England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica
  • Semester, academic year, and summer options
  • Orientation and excursions
  • Total immersion
  • Internships
  • Housing on or off campus
  • Scholarships

International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (IPSL)

  • Semester, academic year or summer programs in ten countries
  • Courses combined with community service
  • Disciplines include history, political science, language, literature, sociology, economics, and anthropology
  • Homestay or on-campus housing

Carbon Offset Fund

The Carbon Offset Fund is a simple and effective way to reduce your overall carbon emissions from school sponsored travelLearn more.