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Global Experiential Learning

About Our Program

Foothill Global Experiential Learning offers Foothill students and members of our community a variety of unique, faculty-led experiences like the ones below, including short-term and quarter-long programs, credit and not-for-credit (Community Education), locally and abroad. Scholarships and financial aid options are available!

Upcoming Info Sessions

All sessions, including those on campus, are available via Zoom, unless noted otherwise. 

Join a Session by Zoom

Currently there are no information sessions scheduled - please check back once the Fall Quarter starts on September 25th. 

Trek Around the World & Learn Something New

Reserve your spot today in one of our faculty-led study abroad or short-term experiential learning programs!

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Florence, Italy, Spring 2023

Study abroad April-June 2023 in the artistically and culturally rich city of Florence. Take classes from Foothill faculty, earn transferrable credit, and enjoy traveling in this beautiful region through included and optional field trips.

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London, England, Fall 2023

Study abroad September-December 2023 in the lively and worldly city of London. Take classes from Foothill faculty, earn transferrable credit, and enjoy time traveling in this beautiful region through included and optional field trips.

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Guatemala Summer 2023 Volunteer Trip

Join our service leadership adventure in the mountainous villages of Vuelta Grande and El Hato, where you'll support school sites and experience what daily life is like in rural Guatemala.

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Medical/Dental Bridages Club

Join our brigade for a weeklong summer service trip to rural Honduras. Work with medical and dental professionals to assist Honduran communities in need. No prior medical or dental skills or Spanish knowledge is required.

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Anthropology In the Field

Join our California field school program this fall,  Sept. 30–Dec. 9, 2022. Gain hands-on skills aimed at developing excavation and lab–ready employees in the Cultural Resource Management industry

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Guatemala Teacher Corps 2023

Teach English to students this winter and spring. Through our partnership with Bay Area nonprofit Dream Volunteers,  Foothill College sponsors four students to at a K-12 school in the beautiful colonial town of Anitgua, Guatemala.

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With Foothill Global Experiential Learning You Can . . .

  • Study abroad for an entire quarter while earning college credit in exciting destinations like Spain, Italy, England, Costa Rica, Japan, South Africa…and beyond!
  • Join an active archaeological research project in the Bay Area, or in one of our summer projects in Ireland, Ecuador and Hawaii!
  • Volunteer and participate in service learning projects locally and abroad in places like Guatemala, Honduras, the Philippines and Puerto Rico!
  • Travel with Foothill faculty on short-term learning excursions and experiences around the Bay Area, the U.S. and abroad!

You can find more information about the new Office of Global Experiential Learning on this presentation

Live Your Dreams!

Learn more about the reasons to study abroad. Check out our video travelogue from our summer 2022 trip to Guatemala.

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