The Citadel Military College of South Carolina
202 Richardson Avenue - 2nd Floor
Charleston, SC 29409
(843) 953-4915
Office of Study Abroad
Contact Us
Program Procedures
Getting Started
Create Account
Application Process
Course Pre-Approval
Important Dates
Programs by Type
Global Scholars Program
Types of Programs
Citadel Programs
Going Abroad
Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, Etc.
While Abroad
Cadet Perspectives
Returning from Abroad
Study Abroad Ambassadors
Why Study Abroad?
Graduate Students
Experience Studying Abroad
Faculty & Staff
Generation Study Abroad
Student Contract
Program Search
Program Type:
Program Country:
Program Term:


Getting Started

At The Citadel, students have three options for length of their programs:
  • a full semester (fall or spring)
  • over the summer (summer semester)
  • during spring-break (one week)
There are two main types of programs:
  • Citadel-sponsored
  • Independent programs
On faculty-led summer and spring-break programs, students go abroad with a Citadel professor and earn Citadel credit. On these programs, students pay a program fee to cover travel expenses.
On Citadel-sponsored semester programs, such as the Global Scholars Semester program, students pay their normal tuition and fees and study at a host university to earn transfer credit towards their degree here at The Citadel.
On all independent programs (summer or semester) students will make payments directly to the program provider and earn transfer credit upon successful completion of the program.


  • Rising sophomore, junior, or senior at the Citadel
  • In good academic standing
    • 2.5 GPA or higher for independent programs
    • 2.0 GPA or higher for a Citadel program
  • In good disciplinary standing
    • Must be conduct proficient at all stages in the study abroad application process and while participating in the program
  • Pass a Conduct Review
  • In good financial standing
    • Does not owe for a prior or current term and/or has no holds on their account for financial reasons

If a student should be accepted into a program and then fail to meet one of the above mentioned categories, their study abroad status will be revoked.


  • Meet with your academic advisor about your academic plan
    • Be sure to keep in mind the classes you take abroad will need to fulfill course requirements for your major and for graduation
  • Research scholarship opportunities and ways to finance your study abroad program
  • Search for programs using the clickable map here or by using the program search function on lower left tab of main page

Begin Passport Application Process
  • Application forms and passport information is available in the Office of Study Abroad and online
  • All study abroad students must have a passport in order to travel abroad
  • Please note that your passport must be valid for at least six months AFTER you return to the United States

*Students who intend on studying abroad for a semester in Spain, Italy, or France: Apply early for your visas as a personal appointment with the consulate is required.

The Citadel Military College of South Carolina The Citadel, Office of Study Abroad, International, and Domestic Programs