March 06, 2008 13:00 ET

CEA Formally Launches Innovative Study Abroad Learning Model in Paris

Leading Study Abroad Organization Celebrates the Inauguration of Its Innovative Study Abroad Model in France's Bustling Capital City

PARIS--(Marketwire - March 6, 2008) - CEA, the leading global marketplace for quality study abroad programs for university and college students in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the inauguration of the newly renovated CEA GlobalCampus Network site in Paris. Located in the heart of the Marais Quarter, this three-story, signature learning facility bridges education with emerging technology.

CEA GlobalCampus: Paris utilizes innovative curriculum that focuses on current European and international issues, while encouraging dialogue and critical thought among students. Through active participation, including field observation, tours and lectures, students gain insight into how France fits into the larger European context and they learn the necessary tools to address global issues.

CEA GlobalCampus: Paris courses are designed to expose students to the history, politics, culture, media and art of the region, comparing that to the international landscape. Students may select from the following options:

-- International Business
 Courses: Strategies in Global Leadership, Green Collar Business,
 and E-Commerce: Europe & the Global Market

-- Foundations in Studio Arts
 Courses: Haute Couture in France: History of Style and Fashion,
 and Introduction to Photography and Introduction to Drawing

-- Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
 Courses: Anthropology of Food, War and Terrorism in the New World
 Order, and Urban Social Photography

-- French Language & Liberal Arts
 Courses: French Language, Intermediate French Conversation, and
 20th Century Art: A History of Modernism

As part of an exclusive network, students have unfettered access to CEA GlobalCampus libraries and learning resources, as well as leaders of local businesses and organizations, such as Boeing, Airbus, Amnesty International and UNESCO.

In addition to CEA's proprietary courses offered directly to students through the network, CEA has built the Paris facility as a resource for other higher education institutions to host their own study abroad programs.

CEA GlobalCampus: Paris is accompanied by centers in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Florence and Rome.

About CEA

The nation's premiere study abroad organization, CEA offers an unparalleled suite of global education opportunities for colleges and university students from the U.S. and Canada. CEA has forged partnerships with international universities in 15 countries to offer study abroad in Spain, Italy, China, France, Germany and England, among other study abroad destinations, including its newest location for study abroad in South Africa. CEA's partnership with the University of New Haven incited the creation of the CEA GlobalCampus Network, an exclusive collection of campuses worldwide designed to provide college students with active, experiential learning opportunities. For details, visit

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