Studying abroad may not be a new idea, but its definition is constantly evolving. Our field continues to grapple with how to increase study abroad’s accessibility to diverse student populations with different financial needs and to majors with rigid requirements. Facing these challenges head-on requires flexibility and the willingness to try something new. We can’t do it alone.
Student and university feedback drives CEA’s program development. This is what sets us apart: our desire to be responsive to student needs, to put our university partners first, and to create real solutions that make a real difference. These values are at the heart of who we are and what we do.
CEA has proudly created the following new programs as a result of student and university input, and we’re thrilled to share them with you.
With engineering majors looking for more study abroad options, we’ve expanded our engineering program into Galway with our longtime partner there, National University of Ireland – Galway. NUIG offers ample coursework in math, physics, and engineering, making this program ideal for Biomedical, Mechanical, Civil, and Electrical Engineering majors, as well as other STEM students.
Tourism and Hospitality majors rejoice! Our new partnership with
Building on the success of our spring and summer engineering programs in the French capital, we’ve added a fall semester option at the CEA Paris Center. Beginning in fall 2019, students will find math and engineering courses to complement our strong offerings in the liberal arts, social sciences, and business.
With the UK maintaining its stronghold as the top study abroad destination for U.S. students, we have added another, more affordable option to make studying abroad in London accessible to a larger population. Beginning in spring 2019, a direct-enroll option will be available at London South Bank University (LSBU). Curricular foci
Boasting the Triple Crown accreditation of the business school world, our newest partner in Viña del Mar, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, offers business courses taught in English. Students can also take Spanish language and Latin American Studies courses there.
Meanwhile, in the sister city of Valparaíso, our newest partner, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV), offers study options for all levels of Spanish language ability. Advanced level students can opt for a direct enroll option while lower level students can study
We strive to develop our curriculum and programming to meet the ever-changing needs of students. Have you identified gaps in your study abroad offerings? Got a major that most study abroad programs don’t accommodate well enough? We invite you to be part of the conversation. Share your challenges with us and let’s figure out how we can solve them together.
CEA was wonderful to work with…Their support and knowledge was constant through the planning and execution.