Summer Courses at Parsons Paris: Interview with Alexandra Helminger

We had the chance to interview Alexandra Helminger from Parsons Paris who teaches Fashion Design Process. Our programs at Parsons Paris allow students to experience Paris from an insider’s perspective by exploring the history of European art and design firsthand in the many museums and design studios throughout Paris. The program is open to all students […]

Great news for art students who want to study abroad

We have some great news for art students who want to study abroad with API! Our partners at the University of the Arts, London have been named among three British universities leading global rankings for art & design by QA world university rankings! (UAL was also recently ranked in the top 30 research institutions in the […]

New Art and Design Study Abroad Program in Barcelona

API is pleased to announce a new art and design study abroad program in Barcelona at ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering. Founded in 1961 as Spain’s first art and design school, it has served as a model for other similar institutions in Spain for over 50 years. The school is now a college of Pompeu […]

Street Art of Granada: A Photoessay

Gabby Jockers is a student at Northeastern University and an official API Student Blogger. Gabby is studying abroad this fall with API in Granada, Spain. Vibrant colors, detailed portraits, emotionally charged visualizations. You might find these things in an art gallery or a museum, by all you really need to do is spend an afternoon or two wandering […]

Photo Essay: Views from Vatican City

Vatican City may be the smallest independent state in the world, but there’s no shortage of beauty within its city walls.   Lovers of art, architecture and history flock to the city each year to gaze in wonder at St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Apostolic Palace, and St. Peter’s Square.  Some of the world’s […]

Les Jeunes Ont La Parole – Having her say at the Louvre

By Mariel DeLacy An art history student at the University of Oregon, Mariel is studying with API in the French Language and Culture Program at the Institut Catholique de Paris, and is also participating in the API/MatadorU Travel Writing Program. As part of their “Nocturnes Jeunes du Vendredi” The Musée du Louvre invites Paris’ students […]