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Study Away

kangaroosAt MCLA, learning about the world begins locally and ends globally. Your experience studying away will prepare you to meet tomorrow's challenges. It may also change your life today.

Our Affiliates

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Spend a semester, year, or summer abroad, with options for internships and service learning.

Center for International Studies Abroad (CISabroad)

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Semester at Sea

Domestic Study

National Student Exchange - Study at a participating college within the United States and its territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands) and Canada for a semester or year.

The Washington Center - An intensive internship program combining course work, career workshops and networking, and seminars with an internship in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility Basics

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (program GPA requirements may be higher)
  • At least 30 earned credits (sophomore status) by time of departure
  • Must not be on any type of college probation (academic or disciplinary)
  • Must not be any holds on student's account

Scholarships are available through MCLA, our affiliates, and various external organizations.

For further information:

Contact Wendy Guerra at or call 413.662.5389.

Contact Us!

Eldridge Hall, upper level

Wendy GuerraWendy Guerra
Study Away Advisor


Thank you for helping me make my study abroad dream a reality. Gazing up at the Eiffel Tower, riding camels in Morocco, eating chocolates in Belgium, and exploring my beautiful host city, Barcelona, are memories I will cherish forever. Studying abroad was the best time of my life. 

Simone Segal '16


Eileen in Vietnam