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Study Abroad

The College of Agriculture and Life Science's International Programs office challenges students of all backgrounds and disciplines to explore, learn, and engage with other cultures through study abroad, international research, and outreach.

Selected Programs

CALS Study Abroad
Virginia Tech Faculty-led programs

Environmental Science, Health, and South American Culture in Ecuador (January 1-16, 2016)

Global Issues in Sustainability in Costa Rica (11 days during Wintermester 2016)

AAEC 3954/5954: Agriculture, International Trade, and Environmental Sustainability: New Zealand (Wintermester December 29 - January 16)

APSC 3954 British Isles Study Abroad: Applied Animal Behavior and Management (Summer Session 1, 2016)

VT International Service Learning

We have a number of faculty-led trips sponsored by Virginia Tech that offer service learning opportunities as well as the chance to earn academic credit. Faculty led trips are led by VT professors and students from VT and occasionally other schools as well. These include the following:

  • Belize via Pamplin and Peacework Belize Brochure (PDF | 584KB)
  • Senegal (Winter Break)
  • Senegal (Summer)
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Switzerland and Africa
Non-Virginia Tech Programs

News and Events



Jerzy Nowak 
International Programs Coordinator
306-F Saunders Hall (0927)
490 West Campus Drive, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-2663 (office)
540-231-3083 (fax)