Eating Alone

 Wandering around Canal St. Martin, my rumbling belly shows signs of urgency. The ten kilometers wandering around Paris have finally caught up with me. Glimpsing into one Brasserie after another, I finally stumble upon one that seems to extend a welcoming invitation. With rouge tinted lighting and an array of two person seating, I ask […]

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 […]

Leave Your Stilettos at Home: Clubbing in Berlin

It’s 2 a.m. Back in the United States I would probably be home by now. I’m standing in line at Berghein, anxiously awaiting the infamous Berlin club atmosphere. I’m wearing a high-waisted skirt, flats and a stylish blouse. My first clubbing experience and I’m running on pure excitement and Club Mate, a highly caffeinated soda-like […]

The Little Library

A chief idea behind the study abroad experience is removing yourself from the armor of the “comfort zone.” This armor provides protection from the uncertainty of new surroundings in addition to eliminating the fear of risk. But armor is also stiff, making it more difficult to move freely and organically. In addition to shielding from […]

Taking In Berlin

Over five weeks in Berlin already. I’ve found wonderful bookstores, great little bars and pubs, relaxing spots on the river, lakes and pools to escape the hot summer days, fancy movie theatres, delightful cafes, wonderful sights, out of the way shops, and more. And I’ve not even scratched the surface of what Berlin has to […]

Back in Germany.

Well I’m back. Back in Germany after four years. I spent my senior year of high school in Düsseldorf, which is in the west, and now I’m spending the summer in Berlin. Compared to the 11 months I spent in Germany in high school, nine weeks doesn’t seem like very long, but after only two […]

Select summer and fall study abroad deadlines extended

API is pleased to extend the application deadlines for several of our summer and fall study abroad programs. The following summer and fall programs with application deadlines of March 15 have been extended: Berlin, Germany (summer) – extended to April 1 Buenos Aires, Argentina (summer) – extended to April 1 Edinburgh, Scotland (fall) – extended to April […]

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