Rooted in the values of peace and social justice, BCA promotes international understanding, awareness of global citizenship and academic scholarship through educational exchange.
BCA is a nonprofit international education organization founded in 1962. We offer a fully comprehensive study abroad experience with university-based academics, home-stays and university housing, excursions and experiential learning opportunities in more than 15 locations around the world. Our on-site staff ensures the safety and well-being of each student and provides cross-cultural education in the historical, social and cultural context of the host country.Learn More
Bridge the World
Since 1962, BCA Study Abroad has focused its mission on engaging students with meaningful direct contact with local people whose lives are entwined with and affected by the issues we seek to understand.
Connect for Peace
BCA partners with dozens of community-based organizations, agencies and nonprofits serving those in need around the world. These dedicated and compassionate organizations work with our on-site staff to offer students opportunities to volunteer, intern or pursue independent research while studying abroad with BCA.