Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Engaging with Fijian kava ceremonies. Exploring the startling beauty of New Zealand's Milford Sound. Stepping to the edge of the world in Antarctica. This is why many alumni call our programs the single most influential experience of their university careers.
For over 40 years, AUIP has been providing programs that combine rigorous academic study with opportunities for experiential learning. Learn about our passionate team, our unwavering commitment to international education, and our long-term partner universities nationwide.
Upon returning home, you've joined a special community of individuals committed to international cooperation and understanding with an increased respect and appreciation for other cultures and environments. We want to stay in touch with you and help you continue making the most of your international experience.
Whether you’re new to international education or have led dozens of programs abroad, our team can support you in your faculty-led endeavors. From assisting with the development of a customized program to providing you with pre-departure tools, we handle the full scope of your needs.
As a parent, we know you are concerned about your student going abroad. We are here to help you obtain the necessary information and reassure you with your student’s decision to study abroad. Study abroad advisors at your student's campus can provide university-specific details in relation to their AUIP programs.
Studying abroad is a major, life-changing opportunity, but endless questions exist in the process of heading overseas. Understand the benefits of studying abroad with us, prepare for your international experience, and ensure your dream becomes a reality.
Krysta Frye, the Deacons Abroadmarketing intern, discusses her time on Lady Elliot Island in South Queensland, Australia and what she learned from the Great Barrier Reef: If you’re like the old me, when you think of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef you imagine little Nemo swimming through beautiful underwater jungles, pristine seas, and dynamic corals […]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIsn-gPhiDo?list=UUB5bJv3jXOXtBYd9xNR_Jtg&hl=en_US&w=560&h=315] Video transcript: Look a seal pup in the face and try to restrain yourself from audibly saying “awwww.” It’s just not possible. Well, at least it wasn’t possible for our team on a recent trip to the Ohau Stream Walk outside of Kaikoura, New Zealand. Just north of Ohau Point seal colony is […]
Earlier this year, we highlighted Rick Steves’ opinion that study abroad is a necessity, not a luxury. Now, the expert travel writer declares that his “student travel shaped his future in a wonderful way” and uses this video to encourage students to study abroad. Take a listen to hear his thoughts on why students going […]
Robert Smith, the Wolfpack Abroad marketing intern, writes: Studying abroad in the South Pacific is amazing, but there is something to keep in mind when preparing to travel abroad: It is important to be equipped with the right gear. You will be seeing and doing countless exciting things, so you do not want to worry […]
Jordan Pringle, the Grizzlies Abroad marketing intern, writes: Hi! My name is Jordan Pringle, and I am the new University of Montana Grizzlies Abroad Marketing Intern. I made everlasting friendships last winter when I studied abroad in New Zealand and Sydney over our winter-session semester. I am beyond excited to share my memories and stories […]
As chilly fall weather hits many of our American partner universities, we thought we’d warm your day with this photo from the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji. Are you already looking forward to your Fiji program this year?
Hannah Strange, the Florida Down Under marketing intern, writes: When leaving the house the majority of us will do a quick check of essentials; wallet, phone, and keys. When going on a trip we add a couple of things to that list, our passport and the absolutely crucial, necessary, cannot-live-without-it gadget: our camera. Whether it […]
Krysta Frye, the Deacons Abroad marketing intern, shares her program experiences and excitement to tell others about the opportunity to study abroad in Australia with Wake Forest University: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOq0tsfAV1g?list=UUB5bJv3jXOXtBYd9xNR_Jtg&hl=en_US&w=560&h=315]
Tessa Arnold, the Hokies Abroad marketing intern, writes: Before you travel to Australia, take 94 minutes of your time to watch the powerful film, Rabbit-Proof Fence. Based on a true story, this movie is set in Western Australia in the year 1931 and focuses on shameful history in Australia where “half-caste” Aboriginal children were taken […]
Annalise Kelleher, the Buckeyes Abroad marketing intern, writes: I never thought I would spend my summer snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef! This past summer, I challenged myself in so many ways. I spent my days hiking through the Daintree Rainforest, camping in the Outback and boating out into the Pacific Ocean to explore the […]
Tiffany Kascak, the Lions Abroad marketing intern, writes: Who can say they lived in a Fijian village or snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef? Not to mention went ziplining in the oldest rainforest on Earth and camped in the Outback as well. These experiences had such an invigorating effect on me! My study abroad experience this […]
Following her time on the 2012 North Queensland Sustainability program, one of our student bloggers Hannah Cohan from Buckeyes Abroad spent a week traveling from Cairns to Sydney by bus. En route, she stopped by the Gold Coast in Queensland for some surfing before eventually ending up in Sydney. Here are some memorable photos Hannah took […]
Brett Davis, the Eagles Abroad marketing intern, writes: Last winter break I was lucky enough to study abroad on the New Zealand & Sydney: Humans, Business, and the Environment program through the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. I say lucky for many reasons, but mostly because I had knee surgery one week before my […]
Hannah Strange, the Florida Down Under marketing intern for a second year, writes: At the beginning of another school year I, along with many of you, am facing a huge decision: what shall I do next summer? While for me it may regrettably involve that whole ‘finding a job’ thing instead of traveling across another […]
Robert Smith, the Wolfpack Abroad marketing intern, writes: The study abroad experience I had in the South Island of New Zealand was incredible. Everything from the landscapes to the local people really made it the trip of a lifetime. One thing that made the whole trip memorable was the people that studied alongside me. We […]
Tessa Arnold, the Hokies Abroad marketing intern, writes: Hello everyone! My name is Tessa Arnold, and I am so excited to represent AUIP and Hokies Abroad at Virginia Techas the new marketing intern. In summer 2011, I traveled out of the country for the first time in my entire life to North Queensland, Australia to […]
The didgeridoo-playing Aborigine and the cattle warning sign in North Queensland caught our eye for the Local Culture category. Meanwhile in the Memorable Places category, the rocks at Magnetic Island and the beautiful day at Mount Cook certainly received votes for awards. However while all these photos and the other entries were quite impressive, we’re […]
Katie McCoy, the Illinois Abroad marketing intern, writes: Kia ora! That’s a friendly greeting spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Last summer, for 24 days I was lucky enough to experience New Zealand, its culture, its people, and its adventures, first-hand. I went on a program called New Zealand – […]
Ali Johnson, the Tigers Abroad marketing intern, writes: Hello there mates! My name is Ali Johnson, and I am the new Tigers Abroad Marketing Intern for Clemson University. I had the best summer of my life while studying abroad in North Queensland this past summer. I am so excited to be the new marketing intern […]
Now that marketing for 2012-13 programs is in full swing, we’re pleased to announce this year’s 10 marketing interns at our partner campuses: Buckeyes Abroad at Ohio State: Annalise Kelleher Deacons Abroad at Wake Forest: Krysta Frye Eagles Abroad at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse: Brett Davis Florida Down Under at University of Florida: Hannah Strange […]