Kansai Gaidai - View from Itsukushima Shrine

Off-Campus Studies


Featured Program: Economics in Cambridge

The Economics in Cambridge program takes students into the fascinating history of British economics, with a deep dive into the origins of the Industrial Revolution. Program participants learn about economic institutions and come to understand the role that multinational enterprises play in the modern economy.

Chris Lee with friends in Korea

Featured Participant: Chris Lee ’20

Christopher Lee, an ​International Relations and ​Philosophy major, studied Korean in South Korea on a 2018–19 Boren Scholarship. Hear about his experience in his own words in a three-minute video.

A young boy rides a horse in a village parade

OCS Photo Contest

The OCS Photo Contest is an annual celebration of the best student photography from program participants around the globe. This year it includes a special “OCS at Home” category for all our would-be travelers who were grounded by the pandemic.