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  • Locations: New York City, United States
  • Program Terms: BGIA Summer
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Number of Credits: 12-16 credits for semester, 6 credits for summer Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: English Housing Options: Dorm
Internship Option?: Mandatory
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For more information on the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA), please visit our website: 

This application is for students who wish to study away at BGIA, either in the fall, spring, or summer semester. BGIA is a rigorous semester away program designed for second semester sophomores, juniors and seniors. 

In the face of today's increasing global challenges, the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) provides a forum for undergraduate and recent graduates, worldwide, to work on and engage in solutions for them. The program combines rigorous academics and an internship with organizations in New York City. BGIA students study topics such as cyber security, global public health, political economy, writing, data and statistics, combating extremism, and international law. In the BGIA internship program, students are matched with private, public, and nonprofit organizations for hands-on experience that enables them to put classroom learnings into real-world practice. BGIA offers fall and spring semester and an 8-week summer program. Study and engage in foreign policy, civil society development, and human rights in the classroom, while gaining real-world experience in these fields. Housing is available. BGIA is open to students from all majors who have a demonstrated interest in international affairs. For details, visit the BGIA website at

BGIA is a competitive semester away program. We accept applications early and regular decision. The deadlines are as follows:

Spring - applications for the spring semester are October 15 for early decision; November 1 for regular decision.

Summer - applications for the summer semester are February 15 for early decision; March 1 for regular decision.

Fall - applications for the fall semester are March 15 for early decision; April 1 for regular decision. 

This program is currently not accepting applications.