Open Campus Block Programs

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CIEE’s Open Campus Block programs are unique, flexible study abroad programs that give you, the student, control over the design of your study abroad experience - from courses, to length, to destination!

You Choose

With our academic tracks from Business to STEM you will find courses taught in English, foreign languages, internships, research projects, and service learning options.

Program Length
Our Open Campus blocks are flexible for all school calendars with 6, 12, or 18 week blocks.

Stay in one location, or study in up to three of these amazing CIEE Global Institute locations around the world - Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatán.

How does Open Campus Work?

Open Campus Block Programs Include 2-3 Day Study Tours!

Multi-day tours, designed to complement your academics and enhance your cultural immersion, are included in all of CIEE’s Open Campus Block programs! Click on the city icons below to check out some of the past study tours at each location.


Buenos Aires

Cape Town












Design Your Own Now

  • Open Campus Semester

    Spin the globe if you’re feeling adventurous, or mix and match thousands of locations options for an amazing study abroad experience. Stay in London the entire semester or spend other blocks in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney or Yucatán.

    Design Your Semester

  • Open Campus Quarter

    You can design an epic quarter abroad with CIEE! Select the quarter that works best for you by combining our open campus program blocks and summer program sessions. You can spend the entire quarter in one location or travel to another after one block or session.

    Design Your Quarter

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