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SUMMER ONLINE GLOBAL CITIES PROGRAM

TAKE COURSES ACROSS CAPA CENTERS

BARCELONA | DUBLIN | FLORENCE | LONDON | SYDNEY

 

Go Online. Go Online. Go Beyond.

This six-week fully online summer study abroad program gives you insight into the significant ways in which Global Cities have been imagined, invented, and transformed by globalization.

Go online this summer with CAPA and engage in a meaningful global experience without leaving home. 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.

Choose from a range of courses across CAPA's global sites, covering a variety of disciplines such as art history, business, finance, history, marketing, political science, writing, and urban/global studies, plus an optional remote global internship placement and accompanying Global Internship Course. Choose courses online from Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, and Sydney. Earn 3, 6 or 9 credits.

July 6, 2020
August 14, 2020
Program Fee: $750 per 3 credit course.
Application Deadline Extended to June 29, 2020
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The CAPA Online Study Abroad Experience

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Experience

Experience study abroad from home this summer through CAPA's unique approach to connecting you to Global Cities through coursework, activities, and virtual My Global City events. 

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Connect

Connect with faculty and fellow CAPA study abroad students through our Globally Networked Learning environment.
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learn

Choose from a range of courses covering a variety of disciplines such as art history, business, finance, history, marketing, political science, writing, and urban/global studies.

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Intern Remotely

The deadline for summer internships has passed. If you are interested in interning remotely or in-country with CAPA in the fall, learn more here

CAPA's Online Program Features

Courses & Credit

Choose one, two or three courses and earn 3, 6 or 9 credits. Choose courses from across CAPA's Online Global Cities Programs in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, and Sydney. Course details and syllabi are listed below.

 
 
 
 

Globally Networked Learning

Online programming utilizes CAPA’s Globally Networked Learning technology delivered through Canvas, creating a seamless online learning experience. 

 

Activities

Virtual My Global City events across CAPA’s global cities are available to all summer students taking at least one course. Events vary by week and may include a virtual pub trivia in Sydney, online cooking class in Florence, a virtual city tour of London, and much more! Plus, students will have access to guest lectures, professional networking events, LinkedIn toolbox professional development sessions, and extracurricular activities such as virtual book clubs.


Barcelona Courses

Remote Global Internship Course  

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the Online Global Internship Course course focuses on building personal and professional skills with the intention to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers, and or, graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work, compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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BCLA INTP 3347

  • Globally Networked Learning

Dublin Courses

Remote Global Internship Course  

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the Online Global Internship Course course focuses on building personal and professional skills with the intention to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers, and or, graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work, compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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DBLN INTP 3347

  • Globally Networked Learning

Florence Courses

Online: Cross Cultural Psychology  

This course will explore the field of cross-cultural psychology through a focus on Italy and its inhabitants. Students will discuss aspects of cross-cultural analysis from the field of cross-cultural psychology, including cultural influence on human behavior, attitude, values, communication, and societal organization; examine topics of ethnocentrism, individual vs. collective societies, plural societies, cultural views on mental health, and intercultural communication; and investigate methodical issues of cross-cultural research, with the opportunity to be participant-observers of their own experiences in Italy, including through field work.

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FLOR PSYC 3320

  • Globally Networked Learning
Remote Global Internship Course  

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the Online Global Internship Course course focuses on building personal and professional skills with the intention to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers, and or, graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work, compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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FLOR INTP 3347

  • Globally Networked Learning

London Courses

Online: Analyzing and Exploring the Global City - London, Modernity, Empire, and Globalization  

This course will introduce the impact of globalization on London, one of the world's most significant global cities, in comparative context. Students will examine London’s changing identity as a world city with a particular emphasis on comparing the city's imperial, postcolonial, and transatlantic connections, and the ways in which past and present, local and global intertwine in the capital. Students will combine classroom work with experiential learning, centred on field studies to areas such as Brixton, Spitalfields, Southbank, and the Olympic sites in East London.

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LNDN URBS 3345

  • Globally Networked Learning
Online: Comparative Healthcare Systems  

This course will introduce the UK healthcare system and the context within which it operates. Students will explore the evolution of the National Health Service (NHS) from its inception in 1948 to present day; analyze case studies to compare the UK model of healthcare with other healthcare systems such as in the United States, France, Sweden, and lower income countries; develop an understanding of concepts and themes in comparative healthcare; and critically examine the role of governmental and non-governmental organizations in healthcare.

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LNDN HSCI 3120

  • Globally Networked Learning
Online: Global Perspectives on Human Rights in Action  

This intensive seminar will focus on practical issues surrounding human rights. Students will examine politics and morality of human rights; analyze the theoretical foundations and development of human rights concepts, and the philosophies underpinning them; investigate frameworks of international human rights law; and explore London as a global centre for human rights advocacy, practice, and activism. Topics will include human rights and international relations; humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect; postcolonial and feminist critiques of human rights; the intersection of human rights with gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and class; the relationship between human and civil rights; women’s, children’s and indigenous peoples’ rights; and the practical implementation and enforcement of human rights.

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LNDN INTR/PSCI 3355

  • Globally Networked Learning
Online: International Marketing  

This course will explore terms, concepts, and theories of marketing in the international context, as well as its scope and challenges. Students will examine the ways in which global dimensions technology, research, capital, investment, and production impact marketing, distribution, and communication networks; gain insight into the increasingly interdependent global economic and physical environment and its impact on international marketing; analyze current international marketing issues and their implications; and develop an understanding of how companies develop strategic plans that are competitive to survive and succeed in global markets.

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LNDN BUSN 3372

  • Globally Networked Learning
Online: Wrongful Conviction  

This interactive course, taught by a law professor who has spent his career litigating wrongful conviction cases and directing the California Innocence Project, will introduce issues and case law related to wrongful convictions—a dynamic and important area of human rights law. Students will develop an understanding of basic procedural processes for litigating a wrongful conviction; debate policy issues behind police investigation procedures; investigate the leading causes of wrongful convictions; draft basic case briefs; and acquire knowledge of current best practices for identifications and obtaining confessions.

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LNDN PSCI 3121

  • Globally Networked Learning
Remote Global Internship Course: London  

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the Online Global Internship Course course focuses on building personal and professional skills with the intention to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers, and or, graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work, compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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LNDN INTP 3347

  • Globally Networked Learning

Sydney Courses

Remote Global Internship Course - Sydney  

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the Online Global Internship Course course focuses on building personal and professional skills with the intention to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers, and or, graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work, compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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SDNY INTP 3347

  • Globally Networked Learning

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