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.
Study abroad at the heart of innovation and tolerance – Amsterdam, Netherlands. Choose from over 350, English-language classes at the prestigious Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Live among the canals and bridges. Explore cafes and secret nooks on your bike. Venture across tulip fields, into old castles, and through historic monuments. Immerse yourself in the architecture, food, and culture of this study abroad magnet.
As a cosmopolitan hub for Latin American business, Bogotá serves as the background for a dynamic semester program at the Universidad de La Sabana, starting Fall 2019. CEA students study alongside local students, and thanks to La Sabana’s English-speaking requirement, there is no need to speak Spanish fluently. The wide range of courses allows students to delve into business, communication, engineering, psychology, and more.
With our continued efforts to support discipline-based advising, we’re growing our psychology program and course offerings! None of which would be possible without the support of U.S. university partners. We sincerely appreciate your expertise and guidance in our program and curriculum development initiatives.
Building on the popularity of our existing psychology coursework at the CEA Barcelona Center, we’ve created a psychology program which allows students to easily find their concentration. To complement existing psychology courses such as Health Psychology, Sport Psychology, and Social Psychology, we’ve added Abnormal Psychology starting in fall 2019 and Cognitive Psychology starting in spring 2020.
Given the frequent crossover between business and psychology majors and minors, we’re enhancing our psychology courses to better complement existing business coursework. Starting in fall 2019, students may enroll in Social Psychology in addition to Organizational Behavior, which is currently available. We anticipate continued growth in our psychology curriculum and invite you to share course needs with us.
In conjunction with our local partner, Pablo de Olavide University, we’ve developed a Health Sciences program in Seville, Spain. Anchored by the core course, "Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Disease, Wellness & Health", students will study various systems of health and healing across cultures and examine different ideas about the nature and cause of illness. Additional coursework is available in areas such as biology, nutrition, and psychology.
In response to university demand, and a gap in engineering programs in South America, we’ve expanded our summer engineering options to Buenos Aires starting in 2019. This 6-week program features courses in Thermodynamics and the Culture & Civilization of Argentina. Active learning components will take students outside of the classroom to translate course concepts into real-life solutions.
Whether you are looking for ways to energize your student body around international education or wanting to create a signature program that will brand your school for years to come, CEA has the teams and resources to help you develop and launch your First Year Experience program abroad!
First Year Experience Abroad Programs can help you:
• Recruit top talent and brand your university around global initiatives
• Retain students by providing a high-impact and memorable experience
• Enroll more students into your programs by utilizing facilities and resources overseas
• Expand your diversity initiatives and your students’ worldview
Visit our First Year Experience page to learn more and request a sample curriculum.
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.