Going Back to Croatia

We had the chance to chat with blogger, Alex Schmidt aka “The Mindful Mermaid“; an API Dubrovnik alumna who has recently relocated to Croatia.  Alex studied with API during her spring semester in 2015.  So, who is the mindful mermaid?  I’m Alex Schmidt, also known for my blogging name “The Mindful Mermaid”. I just graduated […]

Spring 2016 #iSpyAPI Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Spring 2016 #iSpyAPI contest! We asked our Spring 2016 students abroad to tag their favorite abroad photos with #iSpyAPI. After reviewing hundreds of great student photos from this past semester, we have selected our group of winners! We’ll be sharing the winners and some of our favorite #iSpyAPI photo submissions on social media […]

Welcome To Croatia

Welcome to Croatia where the glittering, crystal clear turquoise waters stretch out as far as the eye could see. Welcome to Croatia where green, lush, and tropical palm trees conquer the land, towering over everything. Welcome to Croatia where one is able to take a casual swim next to gorgeous roaring waterfalls. After an excruciating […]

New Croatian Language Course in Dubrovnik

API’s study abroad program in Dubrovnik, Croatia now offers students the ability to take a Croatian language course. Begun in 2013, API’s Diplomacy and International Business program at DIU Libertas University has been a popular option for those looking for a unique and beautiful location and who are interested in taking courses in English in […]

Another Weekend, Another Destination

I had always heard the term “time is a precious thing” before I came abroad, but never fully comprehended its meaning until I had it working against me as I do here. It is hard to fathom that I only have just over three weeks remaining here and I actually ask myself, where exactly has […]

Why Study Abroad in Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Studying abroad during the spring of my junior year was the best decision I have ever made. This good decision revolved around my choice to study in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Heading into a place I knew nothing about, not knowing anyone I was living with, and unsure of the language I was sure that I would […]

A Weekend in Plitvice

Last Friday, I found myself stepping onto a northbound bus with a pastry in my hand. Surrounded by other students in my program, we took our seats to depart for Zagreb and our excursion to the Plitvice Lakes, Croatia’s largest national park. The ride from Dubrovnik lasted an easy six hours. I watched through my […]

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