The single most powerful way to gain global awareness is by living, working, or traveling abroad. A variety of education abroad programs range from one-week stays to full semesters and include many different locations, subjects of study, and types of learning.
Global knowledge, skills and experiences are more important than ever. Add value to your resume and enrich your life with international education and experience.
We offer a world of interesting and exciting opportunities for students and the community to connect with people and places around the world.
Language ability is key to intercultural communication and global competence. We offer a range of world language learning opportunities for students and the community including:
Enhance your resume or degree with the Interdisciplinary Global Studies Certificate. Students take 15 credits in a combination of classes designed to meet international education guidelines, language and education abroad courses. Contact the Center for International Education for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest lectures, workshops and other events at Madison College highlight global and cultural issues for students and the community.
Previous lecture series have brought world-renowned scholars, activists, and political figures to campus fostering continuous learning in diversity, interdependence, and global citizenship.
International visitors serve as scholars in residence for periods of time lasting from a few days to several months and share their expertise with students and faculty.
When appropriate, visiting scholars also work with college business and industry partners and advisory board members to share their expertise with relevant sectors of the workforce in our district.
Meet students from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds at Madison College. We see diversity as a foundation for intercultural understanding and growth among our campus community. Opportunities range from short-term reciprocal exchanges of students to international student visa enrollment in our degree programs.
International partnerships with institutions around the world are encouraged. These partnerships provide opportunities for student and faculty exchanges, study abroad and sharing of curriculum and global perspectives on teaching and learning.