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We are grateful to each and every one of our students, faculty, university partners, and dedicated team members for their patience, understanding, and flexibility during the past weeks as we worked tirelessly together to get everyone home quickly and safely. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone during this global health crisis. No matter […]

Statement regarding COVID-19

Update: Thursday, March 12, 2020, 9:00 AM CET CEPA’s top priority is the health and safety of our students and faculty leaders. We are aware of the US State Department’s on March 11, 2020 to issue a Global Travel Alert for US citizens to level 3. We are also aware of the US Government administration […]

University of Georgia – A Nutritional Tour of Greece and Italy

This program is a “dream come true” for students from diverse backgrounds in foods and nutrition. Follow University of Georgia students on their nutritional tour of Greece and Italy. They get emersed in the culture and food by spending time in beautiful cities including Athens, Rome, Siena, Florence, Verona, and Bologna and by sampling the […]

Maryville College in Greece – study abroad blog

In April, students from Maryville College spent two weeks in Greece enjoying breathtaking views, touring museums, and analyzing sculptures and many great pieces of architecture from the height of the Greek civilization. Through guided visits, independent explorations, organized events, and personal interviews students were exposed to Greek culture from antiquity to the modern day. We […]

Connect with CEPA at NAFSA – Booth #1701

CEPA is going to attend the NAFSA Annual Conference from May 26-31, 2019 in Washington, DC. Don’t miss the great opportunity to meet with us in person! We welcome your meeting request to learn more about your study abroad initiatives and goals for 2019/2020 and beyond. Schedule your meeting with Uli Leibrecht or stop by […]

UAB in Italy – study abroad blog of the International Business class

Italy has a rich cultural history and entrepreneurial heritage, so it is also a great place for innovation and start-ups. The IB495 class at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business spent one week in Italy exploring Bologna, Sant’Agata, Verona, Grezzana, and Milan. The study abroad program focussed on the evaluation of […]

Meet CEPA at FORUM – Table #32

This year, CEPA will attend the Forum’s 15th Annual Conference in Denver as a member of the Global Learning Collective. The Global Learning Collective represents a collaboration of five independent organizations that share similar values and the same commitment for meaningful international education: CEPA – offering faculty-led programs in Europe Asia Institute – offering faculty-led programs in […]

CEPA Safety Announcement: Shooting in Strasbourg, France

10:04 pm (CET) According to local media reports, a gunman opened fire near the Strasbourg Christmas market. All students at the European Study Center (ESC) Strasbourg are safe and accounted for. Students, faculty, and staff have been asked to stay at the Château, and all students have been directed to avoid the city center.

Uli Leibrecht presenting at half-day conference in Philadelphia

We are excited to announce that Uli Leibrecht, Founder and Director of CEPA, will be one of the panelists at the “Re-Imagine: Innovations in Global Education” Conference. The conference is hosted by Asia Institute in conjunction with NAFSA in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. It will highlight key innovations in the global education field, by bringing […]

CEPA celebrates 20 years in study abroad today, June 23, 2017

The years have gone by so fast that we can hardly believe it ourselves! Starting out in 1997 as a small German tour operator, CEPA has developed into a thriving and successful leader in the field of study abroad and faculty-led programs. We are proud of and thankful for our long-standing, trusted university partnerships worldwide. […]