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Study Abroad

Whether you are a university studies, business, tourism, nursing or human services student you can travel the world and expand your education with NIC!

Exchange Programs

Exchanges are available for students in a number of program areas. Please review the options below by scanning the institutional websites, talk to your program instructors and talk to NICI staff. If you would like to do an exchange with an institution that is not on this list, please contact NICI to explore the possibility of a creating a new exchange. Highlights of exchange include:

  • Pay NIC tuition, not the tuition of the university you're headed.
  • Receive NIC academic credit for work you do abroad, without increasing the time it takes to complete an NIC degree or diploma.
  • Spend a term of study in another culture and maybe in another language.
  • Travel before and/or after your study.
  • Build your international network of friends.
Location Exchange Instruction Language Application Deadline Comments Contact
Dortmund, Frankfurt, Munich & Hamburg, Germany International School of Management link opens in a new window English & German April 30, 2015 Exchange options in Business Nicholas Robinson
Warsaw, Poland Warsaw School of Economics link opens in a new window English, Polish, German, & French You may help a Canadian or European firm prepare an export plan with European students. Nicholas Robinson
Merida, Mexico Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan link opens in a new window Spanish Exchange options in Business, Tourism & Hospitality NICI
Santiago, Chile Duoc University College link opens in a new window Spanish and English Exchange options in Business, Tourism, Graphic Design, Technologies NICI
Slagelse, Denmark University College Sjaelland link opens in a new window English October 1 Exchange options in Nursing, Human & Social Services, Tourism & Hospitality Contact Nursing Department Cochairs
Glasgow, Scotland City of Glasgow College link opens in a new window English Exchange options in Fine Arts and Design. NICI
Puebla, Mexico U Madero adobe icon Spanish and English University Studies, Business NICI
Nagoya, Japan Nagoya University of Foreign Studies adobe icon English and/or Japanese Spring term: October 31; Fall term: April 30 Exchange options in Japanese language and Japanese studies or in a variety of contemporary fields such as global business, tourism & hospitality, legal studies, politics, culture & art, etc. NICI

Costs & Logistics

Pay your regular NIC program tuition, while studying abroad! Your hosts will assist with finding accommodation in student residences, apartments, or homestays. You are responsible for your own travel and living costs, estimated at $6,000 (approx.) per semester.

For more information, contact:
North Island College International at 250 334 5033 or drop by PNT 108.
NIC Department Chairs will assist you in course selection at the host institution.

Intern, Co-op, and Practicum Placements

Location Exchange Instruction Language Application Deadline Contact
Walt Disney World, Florida
Riverside, California
Disney International
and the University of California, Riverside
English Treena Nadon

Field Schools

Location Program
or Partner College
Instruction Language Application Deadline Contact Documents
Crete, Greece In Search of Minoan Crete PDF file English Anne Cumming,
Jim Anderson,
Application and Self-assessment Form

Self-Reflection Questionnaire PDF file

Study Abroad Ambassador Agreement PDF file

In Search of Minoan Crete Field School Waiver PDF file

Read NIC's International Agreements with exchange partners for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Students Without Borders (a Uniterra program). Contribute to development work across 15 countries in Africa, Asia, or Latin America through three to eight-month internships. Gain valuable skills and work experience while living and working in another culture. For more information, visit www.uniterra.ca leave site and contact the IE office at istudyabroad@nic.bc.ca.

Exciting Opportunities

Study in Paris with Institut Superieur de Gestion (ISG) adobe

Commonwealth Scholarship Plan - India leave site

Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program adobe

Nagoya University of Foreign Studies Exchange Opportunity (Japan) leave site

Universidad Positivo Summer Academy, Brazil leave site

EDC Youth Education Program - International Business Education Scholarships leave site

The Canadian Year in Freiburg pdf

German Academic Exchange Program pdf

Contact Us

North Island College International
2300 Ryan Road
Courtenay, BC
Canada V9N 8N6

T: 1-250-334-5033
F: 1-250-334-5287
istudyabroad@nic.bc.ca