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Vienna

Experience Vienna

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Cheltenham, England

SPRING 2016

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Experience Barcelona

SPRING 2016

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Bridge. Connect. Act.

Our Mission

Rooted in the values of peace and social justice, BCA promotes international understanding, awareness of global citizenship and academic scholarship through educational exchange.
BRIDGE
THE WORLD
CONNECT FOR PEACE
ACT FOR JUSTICE

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.

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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.

Featured Partner

MATRACA, Asociación Civil, is one of BCA’s community partners located in Xalapa, Mexico. MATRACA’s fundamental goal is the protection of the human rights of street children in the city of Xalapa and the state of Veracruz.  In 2010, MATRACA was awarded first place by the UNICEF in the category of Best Practices in working for the human rights of children and adolescents in Mexico.  Each semester, BCA offers placements to work with this amazing organization and the children that it serves. For more than a decade, BCA students have worked with MATRACA and gained valuable skills that contributed to their education, personal growth and future careers. Learn more about MATRACA here

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