Six Quick Tips

Six quick tips Since the start of my semester abroad, I have encountered hundreds of cultural differences. Most of these differences have been exciting and wonderful, but some have led to some seriously awkward moments. Here are six things I wish I had known before moving to Cork, Ireland: “Crack” has a different meaning. During […]

On The Edge

Epic. Breathtaking. Pictures cannot begin to capture their beauty. These are some of the many ways the Cliffs of Moher were described to me, but no one mentioned that they could be a complete letdown. But squinting into the thick fog while my face felt the spray of the ocean, I could not make out […]

API Spring Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 3

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for several of our spring study abroad programs. The following programs with deadlines of October 15th and October 20th are still open or have extended deadlines: Berlin, Germany – deadline 11/1 (January intersession only) Buenos Aires, Argentina – deadline 11/15 (except UTDT) Budapest, Hungary – extended to […]

API Spring Study Abroad Deadlines Extended – Part 2

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for several of our spring study abroad programs. Many programs with deadlines of October 15th have been extended: Budapest, Hungary – extended to 11/1 Dubrovnik, Croatia – extended to 11/1 Caen, France – extended to 11/1 Cork, Ireland – extended to 11/1 Dublin, Ireland – extended to […]

Excursion to the Aran Islands

Ireland is a country that always looks trapped in time. Whenever I travel away from the cities and even in some of the cities, many parts of the country look like they have been that way for several hundred years. In the cities, a new steel and glass building will be right next to a […]

More summer and fall study abroad deadlines extended

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for even more of our summer and fall study abroad programs. The following summer and fall programs with application deadlines of April 1 have been extended to April 15: Barcelona, Spain – Summer Language and Culture Program – University of Barcelona Bilbao, Spain – Summer Business, International […]

Fall 2012 Photo Contest Winners

The API Fall 2012 Photo Contest has concluded. After much difficult deliberation (and comments on the Flickr photoset), the API staff selected the following winners from among a pool of very talented photographers. 1) First Place ($100 gift card) “Street Performer in Seville” – Brad Ellis, Seville Spring 2012 (Kansas State University)  “Before visiting me in Spain, […]