Study Abroad and International Education

CPCC's Global Learning Office

Global Learning is a resource for students, faculty and members of the Charlotte community to explore international issues. Become a "global citizen" by studying abroad, participating in cultural events, discussing international issues and gaining a global perspective.  If interested in learning more, please complete our Interest Card.

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    Why Study Abroad?

    Participants gain international experience, cultural sensitivity, foreign language skills, competitiveness in the job market, and a global perspective.Research shows that:

    • International experience is one of the most important components of a 21st century education.
    • Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad.
    • Globalization is changing the way the world works, and employers are increasingly looking for workers who have international skills and experience.
    • Watch this video about CPCC's Study Abroad