Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ICISP has cancelled all study abroad programming for Summer 2020. Summer programs will resume in 2021. We are still accepting applications for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 programs. A final determination on the status of the Fall 2020 programs will be made by June 15, 2020.

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ICISP: Providing Leadership in International Education.

Founded in 1986, the Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP) is one of the longest running international education consortia in the country. ICISP offers education abroad programming to students, professional development opportunities for postsecondary educators, and international exchange programs for member institutions. ICISP is currently composed of 34 institutions and one state consortium.

Membership in this consortium is open to all Illinois public and private two-year colleges, and by invitation to four year colleges and universities in Illinois, as well as two and four year institutions and consortia in contiguous states.

Membership in ICISP enables its member colleges to offer students and faculty international opportunities. Some of ICISP’s accomplishments over the past years…


What Our Students Are Saying

“Many people I have talked to are afraid of going to China because of the country’s political views, but I can assure you through my experience in China that the Chinese people  are so welcoming to foreigners especially Americans.”

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