5 tips for choosing your study abroad housing

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I chose to live in a homestay during my semester in Granada, Spain. During that time I discovered benefits and drawbacks to such a living situation and if I could have gone back for a second semester, I would have chosen to live in a residencia, if only to experience the two different ways of life. To students […]

API Hungary Resident Director profiled on Oregon State University blog

Reka Hungary API Study Abroad

Our friends in the Office of Global Opportunities at Oregon State University have created a great new blog series profiling the resident directors at partner study abroad organizations, including API.  Below is a screenshot and excerpt from one recent interview with API Hungary Resident Director Réka Futász. To read the full article, visit the OSU Abroad […]

API Scholarship Winners – Fall 2015

We are very excited to announce the API scholarship winners for the fall 2015 and academic 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). Ashton Chase – Florence, […]

API Chile Resident Director profiled on Oregon State University blog

Karla Chile study abroad

Our friends in the Office of Global Opportunities at Oregon State University have created a great new blog series profiling the resident directors at partner study abroad organizations, including API.  Below is a screenshot and excerpt from one recent interview with API Chile Resident Director Karla Jofré Maldonado. To read the full article, visit the OSU […]

The Pergamon Museum

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I’ve lived in Berlin for four months now and while there are still a plethora of other places I want to see in Berlin, I can say that I’ve pretty much made it through my list I came to Germany with. I’ve seen the East Side Gallery, Tiergarten, walked through the numerous stalls at Mauer […]

When All Goes Wrong, Don’t Let It

Caption: James and I can’t stay mad.

“You should study abroad,” they said. “You’ll see amazing places,” they said. “You’ll make brand new friends,” they said. True…but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, things go wrong when studying abroad. We get mad because we have this dream of our time away being a wonderful oasis of grand moments with fantastic people. It […]

A Piece of America on the Iberian Peninsula

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I was not in Europe for very long before I realized that seeing new and beautiful places is not quite as exciting without having anybody to share it with.  Luckily though, I have made some great friends in Spain with whom I have been sharing countless memorable experiences.  The friends you make during your time […]