Study Abroad with the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Study Abroad

You must contact the Queensborough Community College Study Abroad Director, Library Building Room L-431 for information on signing up for any study abroad program.

Take advantage of these two scholarships: WISP (3 months) and CBYX (one year) in Germany.
From 2002 to 2012: 7 QCC students already received the WISP and 2 received the CBYX.
For both programs the deadline is by December 1, 2014.

WISP (3 months, summer) - Wisp Germany website.

The Baden-Württemberg STIPENDIUM for Vocationally Qualified People "Work Immersion Study Program" (WISP) is a funded, three-month work-study immersion program exclusively for college students in vocational fields to gain practical work experience, improve their German language skills, and experience German culture firsthand. The program starts in June with a one-month intensive language course in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, followed by a two-month internship in a business or technical field that concludes in August. Internships are also exclusively in Baden-Württemberg and are customized to participants' career fields.

CBYX (one year) - USA-Germany many scholarships site

The U.S. State Department funded Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) is for motivated high school students who want to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. No previous language experience is required.
Details at QCC: Dr. Lorena B. Ellis, H217:.

Queensborough Community College with CUNY offers additional study abroad opportunities:
CUNY Study Abroad programs | Salzburg Global Seminar

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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QCC Art Gallery

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