Study Abroad Programs

Education Programs in Five Countries

PCIEP offers study-abroad programs to U.S.-based colleges and universities. Our programs are located in:

  • India
  • China
  • Greece
  • South Africa
  • Dubai

PCIEP conducts a mandatory pre-departure orientation session for all the students. This orientation covers several topics and issues to enable students to learn what to do on arrival, help them adjust well to your new campus and surroundings, become familiar with local cultural norms, and get over jet lag.

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PCIEP has partnered with Madras Christian College, Chennai, India. We offer academic programs for education abroad students. As part of the program, PCIEP offers two cultural excursions to other parts of India to appreciate the diversity of Indian life, culture, and society. We provide the best housing facilities, health insurance, safety information, pre-departure, Visa, and on-site orientation.


PCIEP’s partner institution in Greece is the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT), the third branch of Anatolia College. With three divisions, Anatolia Elementary, Anatolia High School, and the American College of Thessaloniki, ACT has been functioning since 1886 as a non-profit with a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum. The school has a wide range of community outreach programs and cultural immersion experiences that open student’s eyes to see a broader view of the world. ACT is an active community that offers students the chance to explore nature, the city, clubs, workshops, and organize field trips.

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South Africa

PCIEP has partnered with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMU), a few comprehensive universities in South Africa and the world. NMU offers a wide selection of majors from which the students can choose their courses:

  • Social Work
  • Business Administration
  • History African Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Peace Studies majors or minors

The university also offers community service learning.

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We partner with China’s The Beijing Center, which offers a wide selection of majors from which students can choose their courses. Students studying abroad through PCIEP are allowed to register for practically any course offered. Provided they meet the prerequisites, giving room for the semester the student wishes to enroll.

Like any other universities, China also offers excursions and cultural immersion experiences and provides housing, such as classrooms, auditoriums, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, health insurance, Visa, and on-site orientation.

UAE (Dubai)

PCIEP also has a partnership in the United Arab Emirates through the University of Dubai. At PCIEP, we offer a cultural excursion to other parts of Dubai to educate students to appreciate the amazing life, culture, and society. Students can also venture out on their own for weekend trips with other students as they learn their way around. The state-of-the-art facilities provided in UAE are outstanding.

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The PCIEP Difference

Personal attention to students is what differentiates us from other educational institutions. We’re not a large operation, and when you call us, you directly get to talk to our founder.