Study Abroad

Green River College Study Abroad Program

Earn academic credits while while living and studying abroad in some world's most fascinating places.

Select a destination below to learn more about a specific program.

Program Sponsor

Green River College sponsors programs in partnership with the Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad and with AIFS - American Institute for Foreign Study. The Consortium includes 16 colleges in the State of Washington.

The Australia/New Zealand program is developed by Green River College in partnership with Newman College in Melbourne, Australia and Unitec University in Auckland, New Zealand. The Japan program is developed by Green River College in partnership with Kogakuin University in Tokyo, Japan.

Residence is not required to participate in this program. All participants who register for classes through Green River College are considered our students and receive a Green River transcript. Students from sponsoring college's may be able to register for their classes through their own institution.

Transfer Courses

Course credits are transfer level, however, since acceptability varies from school to school, you may want to insure that your selections are accepted to the transfer institution of your choice.

Program History

Green River College is part of a consortium of Washington State community colleges (WCCCSA) formed more than 25 years ago to jointly send groups of students to study abroad.

Study Abroad Program History

Contact Us

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Cindy Card

Program Coordinator
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2160
Fax: 253-288-3419

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Bjorn Myhre

Location: IVD 127
Phone: 253-740-5456

Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115


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Application Form

Study Abroad Preliminary Application

Funding Information

Study Abroad Funding Tips [PDF]