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.
Robert Smith, the Wolfpack Abroad marketing intern, writes: Anyone traveling to New Zealand on an AUIP program or interested in the native people known as the Maori should take the time to watch the film “Whale Rider.” Set in modern day New Zealand, the film displays some of the beautiful scenery and locations of New […]
AUIP‘s Wolfpack Abroad 2012-13 marketing intern at North Carolina State University reflects on his 2012 New Zealand study abroad program in which their group encountered dusky dolphins, fur seals and various birds and tramped (that’s Kiwi for hiked) trails throughout the South Island. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur80xTbnHJk&feature=share&list=UUB5bJv3jXOXtBYd9xNR_Jtg&hl=en_US&w=560&h=315]
Did you know that the fear of flying, known as aerophobia, is the second biggest fear in the U.S. after public speaking? Are you one of the many people with aerophobia? Well, you aren’t alone in that category. Despite all the flights our AUIP team takes each year, two of our staffers have serious aerophobia. […]
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 […]
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 […]