Program Announcement: New Study Abroad Program in Berlin!

They’re here… new Study Abroad Programs! We are delighted to announce a new API study abroad program in Berlin, Germany! Our new summer program is at FUBiS – the International Summer and Winter University at Freie Universität Berlin. This program was specifically created by one of Germany’s top universities to offer North American and international […]

Graduating from high school? What are YOUR plans this summer?

API offers volunteer programs for folks of all ages. We do have programs available for recent high school graduates who are 18 years old and up! Will you or do you have a family member who will be graduating from high school soon? What are your plans for the summer? What do you hope to […]

New volunteer programs in Berlin, Germany!

API is pleased to announce that we have launched new volunteer options in Berlin, Germany!    In our new Volunteer in Germany program, participants can choose between working with children, the homeless, or refugees in a variety of social aid projects led by local non-profit foundations and schools. For program details, please click here: […]

19 Things All FU-BESTers Can Relate To

For those of us studying at Freie Universität Berlin through the FU-BEST program, the past semester has been a whirlwind of fun, German language learning, 10 page papers, and the Mensa life. While we’re surely going to miss this when we return home, here are 19 things we can all relate to. During the program […]

What It’s Like to Study Abroad as an Introvert

It’s no secret that some of the best parts about studying abroad—and travelling abroad in general—include having the opportunity to meet a great deal of new people, finding moments of consistent awe, and living a life so packed with excitement that you never want to go home. This is true. However, this dynamic becomes a […]

“Oh, Gosh—Not Another Castle” and Other Things You Think While Studying Abroad

While travelling and living abroad, you certainly will often have moments of awe. You will have moments of being absolutely blown away by your surroundings and what you’re able to experience. One of the weirdest things about studying abroad, however, is that over time you begin to take certain things for granted. Not average things, […]

Spring Break in Mitteleuropa

Ahh, spring break. The name itself brings with it thoughts of beaches, warm weather, and scarily intense party scenes from corny teen movies. However, for my spring break trip while abroad, I wanted to take the opportunity to see as much of Europe as I could without bringing myself to the point of exhaustion. As […]

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