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.

AUIP Photo Contest 2016: “Walk a Mile in Another’s Shoes”

July 24, 2016
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Announcing the 2016 AUIP Photo Contest This year’s theme is “Walk a Mile in Another’s Shoes.” AUIP’s mission is to “promote international cooperation and understanding by providing opportunities for Americans to experience first-hand the cultures and environments of the Oceania region.” Studying abroad can be both eye opening and challenging, especially as many AUIP students […]

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Student Perspective: Making headlines on Magnetic Island

May 22, 2016
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Jessica Wetzel, The Ohio State University’s Sustainability in North Queensland 2016 student blogger, writes: One of the most popular tourist attractions in the world exists just off the coast of Australia: The Great Barrier Reef. The reef is iconic to the country and is known for its beauty. What people don’t realize, and what we […]

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Announcing: #TransformYourClassroom

April 29, 2016
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With our first program of the semester officially on the ground in New Zealand we thought it was about time we kick-started our newest social media contest: #TransformYourClassroom Here at AUIP, we think you don’t need to be stuck in a lecture hall to be learning, so our students are always getting out and enjoying […]

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Welcome to the South Pacific from the AUIP Team

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As our Maymester programs hit the road (and the skies) in the next few weeks, we want to introduce a number of new staff who are now fully on board and eager to welcome students to the South Pacific.  Here’s the update from Christchurch:   At the helm, we are thrilled to welcome our new […]

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Gifts for globetrotters

December 18, 2015
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It’s been quite the year for AUIP and as usual our team have traversed the globe for business and pleasure. We know what we like when we’re flying, hiking, and driving around the world, so with the holiday season upon us once again we’ve done the leg-work for you in finding the best gifts for […]

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