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Join us for our new live and on demand webinar series designed to support you in reshaping international education. Bring your questions for these interactive sessions and learn how CAPA continues to engage students in meaningful global experiences. 

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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.

The CAPA Approach

For more than 40 years, CAPA has pushed the boundaries of learning abroad, going beyond with distinct academic offerings, support frameworks, and oversight structures.

 

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.

Academics

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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Academics

Globally Networked Learning Technology

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

Standards for Online Teaching & Learning

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

Student Safety, Health & Wellness

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

Identity, Diversity, & Inclusion

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

CAPA Programs

Online Study Abroad  

CAPA’s online study abroad program uses our innovative Globally Networked Learning technology, which enables you to interact and engage with faculty and other students across our Global City centers. 

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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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Global Cities Semester & Summer Programs  

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

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Global Certificate Programs  

Our certificate programs are designed to provide students with a sharply focused and intensive curriculum in specific areas of academic interest including global business, civic engagement, and the creative arts.

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Global Short-Term Programs  

These short-term Summer programs allow students to engage in rigorous and focused study of one specific topic such as Wrongful Conviction or Global Health in London, or Sports Management in Sydney.

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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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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.  

 

Recent Awards

Awards

 

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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