Interview with Guðlaug Matthildur Jakobsdóttir-Reykjavik University

We had the chance to interview, Guðlaug Matthildur Jakobsdóttir, Head of the International Office at Reykjavik University. Iceland is API’s newest study abroad location! You can learn more about spending a semester in Reykjavik here.     (API) Iceland is a new and novel destination for many Americans… what is it about your country that you […]

Traveling Abroad Tips: Hostels

This post is from official student blogger, Leah Sharaby. Leah is a Junior Linguistics Major and Spanish Minor studying in Seville, Spain from Western Washington University. For many, studying abroad is not only a great opportunity to experience their host city and country, but also to explore other countries and cities! One of the biggest debates I’ve […]

API Safety Update: Attack at London Houses of Parliament

API has confirmed the safety of API England staff and students currently studying or interning with API in London, following the tragic attack outside the British Houses of Parliament today that resulted in multiple casualties. All API students have been advised to avoid the area, to monitor local media, and to adhere to safety and security […]

Program Spotlight: Teach Abroad in Costa Rica

Program Spotlight: Teach for a cause in Costa Rica! The Teach in Costa Rica programs belong partly among our “Teach” opportunities and partly among the “Volunteer” opportunities. Are you looking to teach English to youth of thriving communities through programs funded by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education and Ministry of Labor and Social Security? If […]

Technology & Being Abroad: Living in the Moment

This post is from student blogger Sandra Collopy from Saint Michaels College, English and Media Studies Major studying in Florence, Italy. Things take slower here in Italy. The Florentines walk the cobblestone streets leisurely in no hurry at all. I admire this about them and usually try to match their paces, letting the sun’s rays be […]

16 Things I Learned- A Study Abroad Reflection

This reflective post comes to us from current API Global Leader, Logan Paul. Logan studies at Bryant University and studied abroad in the Fall of 2016 in Viña del Mar, Chile     “16 things I learned in 2016” 1. People come into your life of a reason- From meeting some pretty important people this year […]

Why Ireland?

This St. Patrick’s Day we are highlighting our many programs in Ireland. API offers Study, Intern, High School and Gap Year Programs abroad in Ireland!  Ireland has always held a certain allure to student travelers. Its lush landscape and rolling green hills are an iconic feature of Ireland home to ancient castles, hearty food, and […]