Study Abroad Blogs

Can't decide where to study abroad? Check out these blogs to learn more about your options!

The blogs below were all written by Champlain College students. For more blogs about the Champlain global experience, check out this link.

Champlain Abroad Locations:

Exchange Locations:

Common 3rd Party Program Locations:


Montreal, Canada

Montreal is ranked as one of the world's "Hippest" cities by the New York Times. Our program is known for cutting-edge academics and internship placements in a city famous for its innovative economy. Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Champlain Abroad gives you professional, cultural, and dynamic experiences. Explore the city by visiting festivals, museums, and cultural landmarks through field trips and other guided immersion opportunities.

For more Montreal blogs check out this link!

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is an active, energetic capital city with a young population and a friendly town feel. Dublin is also known as the "City of Literature" and is home to such literary greats as George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, and Samuel Beckett. Stroll around Dublin to see how historic architecture blends with modern design. Explore Dublin's museums and art galleries along with Ireland's historical landmarks and rich cultural heritage through field trips with your classmates. 

For more Dublin blogs check out this link!

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Faculty-Led

This semester, Champlain Abroad had four classes on faculty-led trips during spring break. Depending on the course, students visited the UK, India, Italy, or Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Each group spent the week abroad visiting locations that were relevant to the course, such as religious sites in India or the Warner Brothers Studios in the UK. Each of the four courses studied different topics, concepts, and ideas.

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Shanghai, China (Freeman Grant Summer Internship)

Since 2013, Champlain’s Robert P. Stiller School of Business has been the recipient of a prestigious grant from the Freeman Foundation, allowing Champlain students from any major within the Stiller School of Business to participate in a fully-funded summer internship in Shanghai, China. 

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Auckland, New Zealand (Auckland University of Technology)

With a vibrant metropolitan area and breathtaking views, Auckland is a gateway to both ocean beaches and snow-capped mountains. Students who study at the Champlain Abroad Auckland program will also have access to the renowned Maori educational center at AUT.

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Dundee, Scotland (Abertay University)

Abertay is right at the heart of Dundee, combining all the advantages of a close-knit campus with the buzz of city center life. The campus itself is an eclectic mixture of everything from the Edwardian Old College to the outstanding and award-winning Bernard King Library.

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)

This bustling cosmopolitan city, and capital of the Netherlands, is home to people from 181 nations. (English is widely spoken.) Amsterdam is an international business hub, renowned as a hotbed of education and research in all conceivable areas: culture and society, trade, logistics, aviation, shipping, information technology, sports, healthcare and more.

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Common 3rd-Party Program Locations

Champlain also offers students the option to study abroad through pre-approved Third Party Providers. Past Champlain students who have found a program that meets both major and program requirements have studied in locations such as Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, France, India, and Sweden.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Often referred to as “The Paris of South America,” Buenos Aires is ranked as the top tourist city in Central and South America by Conde Nast Traveler and "the city with the best urban life and architecture" by America Economia.

Florence, Italy (Lorenzo di'Medici Italian International Institute through API)

Through the Italian International Institute (LdM) you can spend a semester abroad in Italy. LdM offers students 3 unique opportunities: study at their main campus in Florence or choose from two other campuses in Rome or Tuscania.

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