Lake Land College

Study Abroad - International Studies - Lake Land College Mattoon, IL

Study Abroad


  • Knowledge
    Living and studying in another culture teaches you valuable information about the world and its people.  It also provides an unparalleled opportunity for increasing your fluency in the countries language.

  • Independence
    It teaches you important things about yourself and about your ability to cope in a new situation and  adapt to another culture. You will find that studying abroad will  change your life! 

  • World View
    It teaches you understanding and empathy for people in another country who feel the same emotion and face the same problems that you do. 

  • Employability
    It looks good on your resume. An employer will take a chance on an applicant whose record shows a willingness to adapt and try new things.

  • Window of Opportunity
    When, for the rest of your life will you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture? Take advantage of this rare opportunity to be an insider abroad. 

Programs Available through the Illinois Consortium of International Studies and Programs

Through the Illinois Consortium of International Studies and Programs, LLC is able to offer students a variety of different study abroad opportunities.  Please visit the ICISP website for more details, or contact the International Studies Program at (217)234-5382 or email

ICISP Program Eligibility
Applicants must possess a 3.0 grade point average, and completion of English 120 with a C or better by the time of travel.

Program Options

  • Take general education courses in Canterbury, England (semester)
  • Study general education courses and Irish Culture in Carlow, Ireland (semester)
  • Learn French during the summer in Dijon, France (4-week summer session)
  • Study in the hometown of Mozart and learn German in Salzburg, Germany (semester or 4-week summer session)
  • Receive Spanish language instruction in San Jose, Costa Rica (4-week summer session)
  • Learn Spanish and experience the culture of Seville, Spain (semester)

For dates, costs, and other important information, contact the International Studies Program:

Lake Land College
International Studies Program
(LSC 026)
5001 Lake Land Blvd. Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 234-5434 Fax: (217) 234-5390


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