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BCA Study Abroad’s┬áMission

Faithful to the values of peace and social justice that inspired its founding in 1962, BCA Study Abroad facilitates opportunities for growth in intercultural understanding and global awareness through educational programs that foster scholarship, community engagement and guided reflective learning.
BRIDGE
THE WORLD
CONNECT FOR PEACE
ACT FOR JUSTICE

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.

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Bridge the World

We believe that meaningful engagement with people different from ourselves helps us to grow as individual members of a global civil society that affirms the dignity of all.

Student Resources

ONLY 2 DAYS TILL CHELTENHAM'S TAKEOVER! Hear from students who are currently living in Cheltenham, England about what it's like to study abroad with BCA. Join them March 25th as they tour Liverpool with Resident Director - Ian Sutton! ... See MoreSee Less

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"After class one of the first few days at the Universitas Castellae, I decided to take a walk around #Valladolid because it was avsolutely gorgeous outside. I eventually found myself eating an ice cream on a bench, and a furry little pupper decided to make a new friend and steal the rest of my snack...Maria (the owner), me and her puppy Chew Barka, hung out the rest of the day became great friends"

-Nathaniel University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, BCA Summer 2016 alumni #NationalPuppyDay
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Connect for Peace

We hope to inspire and empower our students to constructively and creatively engage the complex issues facing our world today by working alongside others to build a more peaceful, just world. In doing so, students expand their skills and grow in their knowledge of themselves, others, and the world around them.

Community Partners

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Scouting in New Zealand is a vibrant, co-educational experience for youth and is New Zealand’s largest mixed youth organization. Scouts changes lives by offering 6- to 26-year-olds fun and challenging activities, unique experiences, everyday adventure and the chance to help others to make a positive impact in our communities. From children to young adults, Scouts helps all to reach their full potential. Teamwork, time management, leadership, initiative, planning, communication, self-motivation, and cultural awareness are valuable skills that Scouts imparts. Learn More!

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Extended Summer Applications Due April 1!