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Our Mission

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 study abroad 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

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

Student Resources

Last, but not least…here is our first place, spring 2016 photo contest winner! Congratulations Leane! “Pictured are many of the first year students in the Masters of Social Work Department at Madras Christian College and myself. We are standing on one of the paths by the department on campus.” – Leane Ewert, fall 2015 BCA Chennai and Cedarville University student. ... See MoreSee Less

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Here is our second place, spring 2016 photo contest winner! Congratulations Erika! “This picture shows the Shankill Road side of a wall dividing Protestant and Catholic homes in Belfast. Although violence between the two sects of Christianity has become less prevalent, the residual fear continues to dissuade citizens of the city from having them torn down. Here, Dylan Allen lifts Meagan Collins, a BCA Dublin and Liberty University student, so that she can write words of acceptance on a symbol of intolerance.” – Erika Metzler, fall 2015 BCA Dublin and Salem College student ... See MoreSee Less

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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.

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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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