API Safety Update – Bogotá Bombing

API was deeply saddened to learn about a bombing that occurred this afternoon in Bogotá, Colombia that left dozens injured and at several dead. At this time API teachers in Colombia are safe and accounted for. We will provide updates as warranted and available. In the meantime, we have urged all of our teachers to carefully follow any security recommendations […]

Get to know API – Rachel and Julianna

Rachel (left) and Julianna (right)

Today we want to welcome two of the newest members to the API family – our interns Rachel Skinner and Julianna Jutzi! Rachel studied abroad with API in Stirling, Scotland, served as an API Peer Mentor at her home campus of Luther College, and now is an intern in the marketing department at API. Julianna […]

Where are they now? API alumni profile of Christina Miele.

View from the top of Duomo in Florence

We at API feel very fortunate to be able to touch so many lives through our international programs, but often we find ourselves wondering – where are they now? In this edition of the API alumni profile series we’ll, be speaking with former API Florence student Christina Miele (spring 2007) about how studying abroad influenced her personal […]

API Scholarship Winners – Fall/Year 2015/2016

Artwork designed by TheFreeIntellectual. Made by Zazzle Art in San Jose, CA. Sold by Zazzle.

We are very excited to announce the API scholarship winners for the fall/year 2015/2016 terms! Each year API awards over $450,000 in scholarship funds to deserving participants like the ones listed below, including specialty scholarships for underrepresented student populations (such as first-time travelers, students from diverse backgrounds, veterans, and STEM students). Caitlin Allely, Salamanca, Regional Scholarship Catherine Carducci, Buenos […]

Study Abroad this fall in Croatia!

study abroad in Dubrovnik, Croatia with API

Good news procrastinators! It’s not too late for you to study abroad this fall in Croatia with API! We’ve extended our fall deadline to July 15, so now is your chance to live and study in one of the most beautiful locations in Europe. A UNESCO World Heritage site and home to scenes from HBO’s […]

API Safety Update – Paris Strikes and Lyon Attack

On the Lyon attack: API was deeply saddened to learn of the terror attack on a U.S. chemical factory near Lyon, France. French officials report that the suspect has been identified and apprehended. API Grenoble students are all safe and accounted for, and Resident Directors have reviewed API’s emergency protocol in depth with all students. […]

The Perks of Making Connections with People Around the World


This is a bit of a late post, but I really wanted to share with you my trip to Finland because it was one of my favorite trips during my time here in Europe. People may wonder why I chose to go to Finland because it’s not a very popular destination, kind of like Krakow! […]