API Safety Update – Italy Earthquake 1/18/17

API has confirmed the safety of all API study abroad program participants in Italy after a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the central part of the country earlier today. Classes are operating as scheduled, and no services have been interrupted. We will provide updates as the situation warrants.

Volunteer Connections: MLK Day of Service

In this post from API’s “Volunteer Connections” series, Vija, API’s Director of Experiential Programs, shares her experiences volunteering in Austin on the MLK Day of Service…and year-round! As the person in charge of organizing API’s international volunteer programs, I strongly believe in giving back to your community here at home as well. To honor this […]

API 2017 Spring and Summer Study Abroad And Intern Abroad Deadlines Coming Up!

February 1st marks the application deadlines for several of our spring quarter, intensive month, and summer programs, including college and gap study abroad options in Costa Rica, France, and Spain, as well as all of our summer 1 intern abroad options. The complete list of deadline extensions are as follows: Study Abroad Programs (Gap Quarter) […]

Summer in Australia

On the coldest of winter days, an escape to somewhere a little warmer is always a tempting idea. We’ve all daydreamed while scraping snow off the car, about turning in the snowsuit for a swimsuit. Stateside, December 21st-March 20th, or Winter, means chillier temperatures and the onset of those cold-weather activities. During that same time period, […]

10 Apps Every Study Abroad Student Should Have on Their Phone

This post is from our official student blogger, Sarah Nichols. Sarah is a Senior Economics (Accounting) and French major from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is currently spending the academic year in Grenoble, France. Note from API: When planning travel once abroad don’t forget about the incredible in person resource that is your on-site staff […]

API Spring Gap Year Fairs – 1/10/17 – 1/30/17

Are you considering a gap semester or gap year abroad for your future plans? Gap semesters and gap years are a great way to start off your college experience, see exciting new places, and develop personally and academically. If this sounds like something of interest to you, you may want to connect with us at […]

API Winter Study Abroad Fairs – 1/9/17 – 1/30/17

The weather outside may be frightful, we’re delighted to be hitting the road for the next several weeks to attend study abroad fairs throughout the country. Are we heading to your school? Check the list below and see! Towson University – 1/17/17 College of Charleston – 1/17/17 University of North Dakota – 1/18/17 The Citadel […]