At the crossroads of Provence, Italy, and the Alps lies the French Riviera, locally known as the Côte d’Azur. Over the centuries, artists, authors, musicians, and royalty, from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Elton John, Queen Victoria to the Jolie-Pitts, have made this scenic Mediterranean destination their (vacation) home. Today, students from around the world join high-profile residents in the French Riviera, making it an ideal place to gain cross-cultural communication experience while honing French language skills. Immerse in French language and culture in Antibes at our partner university, the Centre International d'Antibes, or take science, engineering, and business courses in English at SKEMA Business School, located in Sophia Antipolis (a.k.a. Europe’s Silicon Valley). Whichever program you choose, internship, service learning, and volunteer opportunities are available to enrich your experience in this beautiful, vibrant destination.
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Want to study abroad in a city where ancient traditions meet cutting-edge modernity? A city that’s one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing? A city that allows you to immerse into East Asian culture, learn Mandarin, and eat amazing food, all while experiencing student life in China’s economic center? Shanghai is the destination for you! Just 150 years ago, Shanghai was a small fishing village; today, it’s China’s most influential commercial center and home to 24+ million people. One look at the waterfront skyline’s blend of ancient and modern, and you’ll understand why Shanghai is the ideal place to witness globalization in action. Shanghai’s rapid growth highlights issues like global trade, communication, cultural change, and access to resources. Choose courses transcripted by the University of Arizona at the CEA Shanghai Center, immerse in Chinese language at our partner Shanghai Normal University, or take courses at East China Normal University’s downtown campus, home to the CEA Shanghai Center.
From the majestic courtyards and mosaics of the Alhambra to the lush gardens of the Palacio del Generalife, Granada’s cultural, artistic, and historic heritage has been shaped by centuries of diverse influences. Today, Granada´s culture reflects its Christian, Arabic, Romani, and Jewish roots in a model of mutually respectful, multicultural living. Often described as a fairytale city, Granada offers one of the most prestigious universities in Europe, a contrasting mix of tradition and modernity, vibrant nightlife, and countless cultural and recreational activities. The city is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada, just 44 miles from the warm waters of the Mediterranean. CEA Granada integrates local resources and cross-cultural learning, helping you engage and immerse with the host culture while experiencing aspects of local life that most visitors to this welcoming city don’t see.