Study Abroad Opportunities

Each year, Indian Hills partners with off-campus organizations to provide students, staff/faculty, alumni, and/or retirees with an opportunity to choose from exciting fun-filled trip options! Explore the different types of upcoming trips we're offering below by scrolling down or selecting EF College Study Tours or International Service Learning.

Spain

EF College Study Tours

Baja Service Learning

International Service Learning

 


EF College Study Tours

Each year Indian Hills partners with EF College Study Tours to provide students, staff/faculty, alumni, and retirees with an opportunity to learn about the landscapes, environment, and culture of various countries in a short-term study abroad experience while traveling internationally, during our already scheduled "Early Summer Break week". A different location is chosen every year and college credit is available for those who attend.

Check out some photos from some of our past trips.

 

Browse below to see information on our upcoming Trips and how to start planning your next adventure with IHCC and EF College Study Tours! 

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2019 Trip- Ireland, Wales, England, & Scotland
Crumpets, Crowns, and Castles - Travel Dates: May 17-29, 2019

Dive into city life as you explore four different European capitals that each have their own unique personality.

Walk along the famous cobblestones at Dublin’s Temple Bar, look for the Peace Wall in Belfast, marvel at London’s iconic Big Ben, and fall in love with Scotland’s historic Edinburgh Castle.

Total Trip Price:
$5,000.00

For more information about this trip, please visit the EF Tours trip webpage below:

More information about this trip

 

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2020 Trip- Environment & Culture in Costa Rica
San José, Arenal region, Los Chiles, Monteverde, Central Pacific, Sarchi - Travel Dates: May 15-24, 2020

There’s nothing quite like the rainforests of the “Rich Coast” to get the adrenaline pumping.

At its heart, the Central American country boasts an epic landscape that is home to nearly 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity. Discover how fragile these endangered ecosystems are as you travel through different rainforest preserves and unearth dazzling displays of color and sound.

Map of the 2020 trip to Costa Rica

Total Trip Price:
$3,154.00

For more information about this trip, please visit the EF Tours trip webpage below:

More information about this trip

 

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Want to experience the world but don't know the language or where to start? Talk to the Indian Hills representative below! Ask questions, learn more about the opportunities, learn about group travel, and how to receive college credit.

  • Visit our booth at the Student Showcase
    August 27, 2018,  from 11:30-1:00PM,  in the Hellyer Student Life Center

  • Informational Meeting
    August 29, 2018, from 5:00-6:00PM, in ATC Room 116


Still have questions or concerns? Don't worry Carol has the answers!

Carol RyonCarol Ryon, Instructor, RISE Program
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

 Email: Carol.Ryon@indianhills.edu 

 

 

International Service Learning Trips

Each year Indian Hills partners with International Service Learning (ISL) to provide students, staff/faculty, alumni, and retirees with an opportunity to go on an exciting fun filled trip, during our already scheduled “Early Summer Break week.”

Browse below to see information on our upcoming Trips and how to start planning your next adventure with IHCC and ISL!

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Baja Mexico: Service Learning (May 2018)
Travel Dates: May 18-26, 2018

Would you like to explore the beautiful landscapes of Baja Mexico, learn about its culture, all while providing invaluable service to those in need? Then this trip is for you! This program is customized based on its participants and could include: light construction work, English tutoring, visiting orphanages and schools, participating in community health clinics, and much more!

This trip will allow you to:

  • Help the less fortunate
  • Visit a foreign country
  • Experience a new culture
  • Explore and go sightseeing
  • Earn college credit

 

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"This trip made me feel much more grateful for everything that I have."

-IHCC Participant

 

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Total Trip Price:
$1,995.00

Trip cost does not include IHCC tuition, health insurance, or personal spending.

For a copy of our current trip flyer, please click here.


If you have any questions or want more information about this trip, please contact one of the persons below.

Ruston FordRuston Ford, Professor, Spanish
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5111, ext. 1815 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1815
Email: Ruston.Ford@indianhills.edu 

 

 

albertson_profileAshley Albertson, International Affairs Coordinator
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue 
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5755 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5755
Email: Ashley.Albertson@indianhills.edu