In these month-long language and cultural immersion programs led by COD faculty, spend your summer exploring new places as you improve your language skills and earn 6-7 COD credits.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Field Studies/Study Abroad
In compliance with the Illinois Governor's Executive Order, vaccination or weekly testing is required for COD employees and students who are enrolled in in-person courses, including field studies and study abroad. Proof of vaccination is required. Instructions on how to upload your vaccination information, or comply with weekly testing, is found here. Destination-specific vaccination and testing requirements may apply for field studies and study abroad.
Explore beautiful Costa Rica in a full cultural immersion experience, with intensive Spanish language study. Earn six to seven credits (depending upon placement) in Spanish language and culture.
Experience French joie de vivre while living in Bordeaux. Improve your language skills and enjoy cultural immersion. Earn six to seven credits (depending upon placement) in French language and culture.
Old meets new is the theme highlighting your daily experience while studying German in the cosmopolitan city of Munich. Earn six to seven credits (depending on placement) in German language and culture.
Experience the warm hospitality of the Italian people and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Tuscany region. Earn six to seven credits (depending on placement) in Italian language and culture.
Live and study in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, totally immersed in Japanese culture and intensive Japanese language study. Earn six to seven credits (depending on placement) in Japanese language and culture.
Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture as you explore magnificent castles and royal palaces in Madrid. Enjoy centuries of artistic treasures. Earn six to seven credits (depending on placement) in Spanish language and culture.