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Global Languages and Cultures Department

Study Abroad programs with a language focus

​The Global Languages and Cultures Department offers students the opportunity to enrich their educational and language experiences by studying one of our languages abroad. Students can take French classes in Paris, Japanese in Kyoto or Tokyo, Japan and Spanish classes in Salamanca, Spain. Credit is given for all coursework. 

By late fall of 2023 the Center for Global Education and Engagement (CGEE) will have program details for each one of our language programs abroad for 2024. Please come back to this website or email the CGEE Directors:

Dr. Lynn Vogel-Zuiderweg at

Dr. Norma Vega at


Salamanca, Spain

The Salamanca program is currently being revised. More information will be available by the middle of fall 2023. 

For more information, please contact Professor Norma Vega, @email.


Paris, France

Visit the website:

For more information, contact ELAC French Faculty: Dr. Lynn Vogel-Zuiderweg (@email or 323-415-5022) or Ms. Rebecca Ebin (@email or 323-265-8650 x 8558).

  1. The summer study in Paris Program is open to anyone 18 years of age and older.
  2. Up to 8 units of UC/CSU transferable units are given for satisfactory course completion.
  3. Meets CSU and IGETC certification requirements.
  4. Beginning-advanced French Language and Civilization courses.
  5. Financial aid and scholarships are available.


Kyoto, Japan



Contact Information


Dept. Location: E3-100E


Dr. Lynn Vogel-Zuiderweg
Email: @email
Phone: (323) 415-5022

Dept. Location: E3-100E

Dr. Norma Vega
Email: @email
Phone: (323) 780-6799