Study Abroad/International Education


Director:  Vacant

718 270-5136 office

718 270-5177 fax

mecstudyabroad@mec.cuny.edu

Office:    Suite C-412, Carroll St. Campus

Medgar Evers College strives to have its students attain cutting- edge international education and experiences that would prepare them to effectively negotiate the opportunities and challenges of today’s globalized world. The Office of International Education/Study Abroad offers a variety of overseas programs for undergraduate credit in destinations that add value beyond the traditional classroom setting. Programs include: Cultural Anthropology in the Galapagos Islands; Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination in Barbados; Environmental Science/Climate Change in the Bahamas; French Language and Culture in Paris; African History in Ghana. The College also offers Experiential Learning Opportunities for the students and Faculty. Study Abroad programs may be long term – one year; medium range – one semester; or short term – 2-4 weeks. MEC students  may participate in study abroad trips sponsored by any other CUNY institutions as well as through other International Education Consortia with which MEC is a member.

Internationalization of the Campus

The Office of International Education is also engaged in ongoing programs to internationalize the  campus.  This  involves  virtual study abroad programs; international conferences and workshops; Presentations by world leaders; International Concerts and Cultural Festivities.

Financial aid grants and loans can be transferred to study abroad programs. The Office of International Education/Study Abroad is located at 1150 Carroll Street, Suite 412. The Office is open from 9:00 am to 7:00 Pm from Monday to Friday. For additional information, please visit www.mec.cuny.edu/study_abroad/.