Vassar sponsors several academic year programs abroad. They include: Berlin, Germany; Clifden, Ireland; Paris, France; Bologna, Italy; Madrid, Spain; and St. Petersburg, Russia. Vassar is also host to foreign exchange programs in France, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Turkey.
Domestic leave is taken at a college or university located in the United States or Canada. Vassar is a member of the 12 College Exchange Program. In addition, Vassar is host to several programs that offer the chance to concentrate on a particular field of study.