Get to know the API family – Interview with Dr. Linda Angell (AUS)

From time to time we like to shine a light on members of the extended “API family” – including partners at U.S. and international universities. In this edition of the API partner profile series we speak with Dr. Linda Angell, Director of International Exchange Programs at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab […]

Image-ining the Middle East

By Vija Mendelson, API Program Manager and Director of Intercultural Initiatives As a visual artist who loves to travel, I think photography can be a great way to explore and engage with the places you visit.  The common thread in my work is experimenting with how original prints can be combined as raw material for […]

NEW Summer Arabic Language #studyabroad Program

API is excited to announce a new intensive Arabic language program beginning this summer (2012) in Sharjah, UAE. Beginning and intermediate level students can earn 4 U.S. credits during this 4 week-long program. During the term, students will have the opportunity totravel to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, to get more comprehensive view of the UAE. […]

Sharjah – Hidden Gem of the Middle East

By Anna Ray, International Exchange Programs Advisor, Office of International Exchange Programs, American University of Sharjah This is me 5 years ago. I’m in a shopping cart. At the time the picture was taken, Dubai Mall was still a gaping pit in the sand and Mall of the Emirates had just opened (45 minutes away […]

Why study Abroad in the Islamic World?

Perhaps the greatest travel opportunity for this generation of students is to study abroad in the Islamic world…

API Program Sneak Peak – Arabic Hybrid Programs

As we prepare for the upcoming fall semester, we wanted to give you a sneak peak to some exciting new API study abroad programs. Today’s installment – the API Arabic Studies Hybrid Programs. One Language, Many Cultures – Arabic Studies Hybrid Programs Students who are interested in studying in the Middle East but would like […]

API Study Abroad Partner In U.A.E. Now AACSB Accredited!

API is pleased to announce that another of our study abroad partners – The American University of Sharjah (AUS) – has achieved the prestigious AACSB accreditation.

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