International Programs

International Programs

Global Learning Opportunities

Alamo Global Student Distinction

Virtual Exchanges (COIL)

Global Engagement Network for International Education (GENIE)

International Students

Study Abroad

International Training and Development

International Faculty Committee

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Message from Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores

Greetings on behalf of the Alamo Colleges District. I am pleased that you are interested in our globally recognized international education programs. The information on this website is your starting point to explore all that we offer in the field of international education. Collaboration is one of the Alamo Colleges District’s most treasured values, and the Office of International Programs has taken this value around the globe with its many programs including training and academic partnerships with educational institutions, recruiting efforts to attract students from other countries, and education abroad opportunities for our current students.

The Office of International Programs also develops collaborations that benefit our local business partners. From hosting international delegates to partnering on cultural exchanges, our industry partners are integral in helping us improved international relations and business. I invite you to discover why Alamo Colleges District is recognized as a leader in international education and to discover the many opportunities we offer.

About the Office of International Programs

Global experiences abroad and at the Colleges provide new perspectives and a framework on how we engage with the world. Whether you are a student or a faculty member, the Alamo Colleges District Office of International Programs is committed to facilitating students, faculty, and staff with exposure to diverse cultural perspectives for a global citizenry.

Mission and Goal

The mission of the Office of International Programs is to serve and support our students, faculty, staff, community, and international partners by fostering international opportunities, training, and educational experiences.

Our goal is to make international education relevant to and valuable for all our constituents and stakeholders by supporting and offering a wide array of activities, events, and programs that enhance the internationalization of the Colleges.


Global Learning Opportunities

Consider the following opportunities to gain global competencies and become a global learner. Select the opportunity that best fits you and earn experience miles toward the Alamo Global Student Distinction (AGS).

International Students

You are welcome here! The Office of International Programs will help you to begin the enrollment process.

Study  Abroad

Students may select a Faculty-Led or Affiliate program. Academic programs can be two weeks to a year-long. Students receive academic credit upon successful completion of courses taken while abroad.

International Training & Development

With over 300 programs, Alamo Colleges District offers customized training to stay ahead of the competition.


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Alamo Global Student Distinction     

Accumulate miles on every qualifying global learning experience.


Virtual Exchanges (COIL)                

Gain international education experience from your College classroom through Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL).

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Global Engagement Network for International Education

Engage with international or local students and learn from other cultures!



View our International Faculty Committee Member Directory

The International Faculty Committee (IFC) is comprised of faculty champions from across the district family who serve as advisors concerning international education and best practices for reaching students and faculty. This team of volunteers is integral in providing relevant feedback about the importance of global competencies in our Colleges and throughout San Antonio. 

International Faculty Committee Member Directory


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