Munich, Germany; Venice, Italy; Lucerne, Switzerland; and Paris, France (2020)

Dates: Earliest departure is May 19, 2020. Requested departure is May 22, 2020. Requested return is June 3, 2020.

Host College: Richland College; Students From all Locations Welcome

Locations: Munich, Germany; Venice, Italy; Lucerne, Switzerland; and Paris, France (13 days total)

Cost: If enrolled with EF by June 30, 2019, approximately $4,389 for participants age 29 and under (based on triple or quad room occupancy), or approximately $430 per month for travel. For age 30 and over, price for double room occupancy is approximately $4,829, or approximately $474 per month. For ground travel only, please contact Education First at 1-877-485-4184. Tuition for the three-hour course will be due to the DCCCD during the usual registration period for May Term 2020.

Credit: Students may earn three credit hours in Philosophy 1301 (Introduction to Philosophy) or Philosophy 2306 (Ethics). 

Upcoming Information Sessions at Richland College in El Paso Hall, Room E-055, the Quiet Study Area, including a presentation by Professor Geoff Manzi.

  • September 11 (1:00 to 2:00 pm)
  • September 12 (2:30 to 3:30 pm)
  • September 17 (3:00 to 4:00 pm)
  • September 19 (2:00 to 3:00 pm)

Upcoming Discount with EF (Education First)

Those who register with EF (Education First) now through September 20, 2019, receive a $200 discount off the cost of the program.

Additional Details

Full trip details are available at

Contact Richland College, Professor Geoff Manzi at or Dr. Kathleen Stephens at or 972-238-6938, for additional questions.

Contact Dr. Grant Sisk at for questions regarding Study Abroad at the colleges of DCCCD or to inquire about other trips.