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College for International Citizenship

What is the CIC?

The College for International Citizenship (CIC) is a unique collaboration between the College of International Citizenship, Birmingham City Council, the University of Birmingham, Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College and Aston University, bringing together a course of study in Citizenship for local, national and international students.

Who is at the CIC?

Staff and students are drawn from a wide variety of ages, cultures and nationalities from across the world.

How is this taught?

Delivery of the core curriculum by our experienced internationally renowned staff is based on interactive discussion and group activities, with students fundamentally involved in the academic process.

Are there other opportunities outside of the taught course?

As well as the core course students will have the opportunity to interact with a number of Birmingham organisations and businesses.

What do students take away?

A unique international learning experience and a sound understanding of global issues as they relate to citizenship, students will also make an international network of contacts and friends that last for beyond the course.


Find out all the courses here.


The CIC receives financial and in kind support from the following organisations: