Empowering Global Perspectives


CAPA: The Global Education Network is committed to academic excellence, integrity, and innovation in learning abroad. We provide meaningful experiences that challenge and inspire students to analyze and explore complex political, cultural, and social landscapes within urban environments. Using collaborative learning communities and global connections via technology, we prepare students to live and work in a globally interdependent and diverse world.


For 45 years, CAPA: The Global Education Network has worked with institutions of higher education to build programs that meet their goals for learning abroad. We operate education centers in Global Cities and have developed distinct academic offerings, support frameworks, and oversight structures for our students and visiting faculty.



CAPA Enhanced Protocol & Program FAQs

Please read our FAQs regarding our program adjustments to help answer any questions that you or your students may have about studying abroad: Spring 2022 FAQ     

The CAPA Approach


We are committed to working worldwide in a manner that is transparent, truthful, and respectful with all students and partner institutions. The observance of local laws and practices are cornerstones of our operational model.


High standards are maintained through internal and external reviews of our programs and by creating new opportunities that best meet the evolving needs of our students.


Furthermore, we are dedicated to the highest principles of quality across our academic programs, our living environments, and student engagement and safety.

We have exceptional relationships with our Schools of Record, work closely with our Academic Advisory Board, and have successfully completed the Forum on Education Abroad Quality Improvement Program, demonstrating our commitment to the integrity of our programs as we create impactful academic experiences.

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Globally Networked Learning, a teaching and learning approach developed by CAPA, goes beyond study abroad by enabling faculty and students to collaborate, teach, and learn from each other across our network of global locations. Facilitated by a robust tech infrastructure—including learning and content management systems, as well as integrated video conferencing—our faculty and students are able to team teach and collaborate on projects across multiple locations.

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Globally Networked Learning Technology

CAPA recognizes that online learning is a robust and flexible educational tool that can enhance global education. CAPA is deeply committed to the benefits of student mobility and does not see online provision as a replacement for physical mobility, but as a pedagogy that can be harnessed to teaching and learning liberated from geographical restraints. Mobility of mind is at the heart of this academic agenda.

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Standards for Online Teaching & Learning

CAPA is a leader in health and safety management, endorsing NAFSA’s Inter-organizational Task Force on Safety and Responsibility in Study Abroad guidelines. We maintain a comprehensive emergency response plan, provide regular staff training, and retain the services of a professional crisis management organization.We provide health insurance for students and visiting faculty, train our staff to provide guidance for a variety of health issues, work closely with students with disabilities, adhere to Title IX guidelines, and much more!

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Student Safety, Health & Wellness

CAPA’s commitment to diversity is academic, experiential, and personal. Our students are welcomed into an inclusive environment and given the tools to analyze, explore, and embrace difference within the global city where they are studying. 

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Identity, Diversity, & Inclusion

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CAPA Programs

In-Country & Remote Global Internships  

Career preparation is integral to our programs, and with over 2,000 internship partners around the world, we provide students real-world professional experience with a global perspective. We’re fueling success as students build personal and professional skills.

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In-Country Semester & Summer Study Abroad Programs  

Our Semester and Summer term academic programs are located in complex and diverse global cities where students explore and analyze these urban environments through in-classroom study and out-of-classroom experiences.

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Custom & Faculty-led Programs  

You can achieve your vision of globalizing your students’ education through custom programs. At CAPA, we help you develop custom and faculty-led programs, taking into consideration short-and long-term strategies, listening carefully to your ideas, and working to create a meaningful program at an accessible cost for students.

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International Students London Center Program  

 CAPA is here to assist you in providing options for your international students by hosting them at our London Center. The CAPA London Center is centrally located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Housed in two connected Victorian townhouses, the Center offers multiple classroom spaces and features state of-the-art technology. 

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Why Partner with CAPA

By becoming a CAPA Affiliate, your institution will receive a variety of benefits to assist your office and your students. We offer institutions the advantage of access to all our program locations without the need for a minimum cohort. Your institution can issue their own credit or accept credit from one of our School of Record institutions.


Our institutional relations team is here for you to discuss partnering with CAPA.  


I would confidently recommend CAPA as a partner to any institution. Our students were matched with an internship site within their field... The courses were challenging but also gave them the opportunity to get out of the classroom and into the city to really experience (the city as classroom).

Kim Justeson, Director of Experiential Learning

Albright College

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