Roaming Around Romania

I realize that I have only had two weeks of school so far, but I can’t help but look forward to the weekends. Usually the highlight of my weekend would be binge watching the office or getting ice cream, but this past weekend was one for the books. Last Thursday my study abroad group hopped […]

A Romanian Romance

My weekend in Romania resembles much of a love story. Just a warning: it is your typical love story. Typical if you’ve ever travelled anywhere and fell hopelessly in love with the places you visit. With most love stories, things can get sticky. And things got sticky when I encountered my first love triangle this […]

Leaving The Hustle And Bustle Behind

Studying in a big city like Budapest has been a big change for me. I take the metro to school and I have a city to explore during my free time in-between classes. I am used to a suburban campus where I am never more than a 15-minute walk away from something. Budapest is a […]

Underclassmen Abroad – Lauren’s Story

In our ongoing effort to generate awareness that study abroad can indeed be a valid option for many freshmen (including gap semesters and gap years) and sophomore college students, we’re profile some of our underclassmen “all-stars.” This week we’re featuring Lauren’s story… I chose to study abroad as a freshman because the curriculum for biochemistry majors […]

Being a Pest in Budapest

Alas! I have finally made it and survived my first week in Hungary! Having never flown to another country, nevertheless a whole other continent, it was nerve-wracking but I quickly overcame my pre-departure jitters. I never imagined myself falling in love with Budapest so fast. It still feels surreal to me that I am living […]

API Safety Update – Budapest Train Closures

API has been monitoring the news and reports about the refugee crisis in Budapest, and our Resident Director in Budapest has been keeping us updated as to the reality of the situation in the city. Our program is set to begin with students arriving on September 6th, and we do not anticipate any problems or delays at […]

API Hungary Resident Director profiled on Oregon State University blog

Our friends in the Office of Global Opportunities at Oregon State University have created a great new blog series profiling the resident directors at partner study abroad organizations, including API.  Below is a screenshot and excerpt from one recent interview with API Hungary Resident Director Réka Futász. To read the full article, visit the OSU Abroad […]

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