Study Communication in Switzerland
Our students spend two weeks surrounded by the Alps in beautiful Riva San Vitale Switzerland.
Students live in a dormitory owned and maintained by Virginia Tech and earn credits from Virginia Tech faculty.
The courses will fulfill requirements on checksheets for Multimedia Journalism, Public Relations, or Communication Studies. Students who aren't majors in the Department of Communication can receive elective credits for participating in the program.
In the spring semester, we'll offer a 1-hour study abroad course which gives students an opportunity to prepare for the trip and to get to know their instructors and classmates. This ensures that you won't be traveling with strangers.
Most students spend time traveling in small groups to Italy, France, Spain or other countries before classes begin, immediately after classes, or during our 3 day weekends.
Because our study abroad program is a bit shorter than most programs, it tends to be less expensive than many alternative options. Scholarships also are available.
For summer 2017 we'll be offering two courses during Summer Session I including:
-Comm 4074: Organizational Communication
-Comm 4244: Topics in Public Communication: Perception, Persuasion, and Propaganda
Wednesday, Oct. 19 - 6p.m. Shanks 043
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - 6pm. Shanks 160
Gallery photos of Riva San Vitale and neighboring areas by Jenn Burleson Mackay.