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.
Caleb Wilson, MTSU’s Blue Raiders Down Under Marketing Intern talks about Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone. Caleb writes: We all know how difficult, awkward and unsettling it can be to step out of your comfort zone, I mean that’s why it is called your comfort zone after all. Some people choose to jump out […]
Sierra Christerson, the Baylor University Bears Abroad Marketing Intern, shares 4 tips for Studying Abroad on a Budget. She writes: 4 Tips for Studying Abroad on a Budget Studying abroad is often seen as a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel the world and earn credit at the same time. For me, that was […]
Marisa Gottlieb, from the University of Florida, explores one of the Seven Natural Wonders – the Great Barrier Reef. She writes: Not many study abroad trips give you the opportunity to visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Luckily, studying abroad with AUIP and the University of Florida in North Queensland, Australia, […]
Madison Dale, from the University of Florida, shares what she learnt about the three “Kiwis” during her time in New Zealand. She writes: Kiwis, kiwis, and Kiwis When I was in New Zealand I was surprised to learn that “kiwi” had several different meanings. There’s the kiwi fruit, the kiwi bird, and, as I was […]
Carmyn Wahl, from the University of Montana, shares her most memorable moments from her study abroad program in New Zealand’s South Island and Sydney, Australia. She writes: Hello! My name is Carmyn Wahl and I am a sophomore at the University of Montana studying international business and finance. Last winter I went to New Zealand […]
Jessie Auclair, from Virginia Tech, shares some useful items to pack for Studying Abroad. She writes: You have applied to a study abroad program and you have recently been accepted. Now the question is what should you pack? You may be studying abroad for several weeks or months so it is important to make sure […]
Jake Cardinal, from Ohio State University, shares Program Highlights from his New Zealand Study Abroad experience in 2017. He writes: Throughout our time studying abroad in New Zealand, we did many fun activities and learned all about sustainability along the way. The activities ranged from wildlife tours, nature tours by boat, and amazing hikes. Going […]
AUIP welcomes Caleb Wilson, MTSU’s Blue Raiders Down Under Marketing Intern to the team. Caleb writes: My name is Caleb Wilson and I am the Marketing Intern for AUIP on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus. I am a Senior studying Marketing in the Jenning A. Jones College of Business and I actually studied abroad in […]
Jessie Auclair, the Hokies Abroad Marketing Intern from Virginia Tech, tackles the issue of Green Living. She writes: All Hokies Abroad courses have a main focus of learning how to live sustainably. Here are some helpful Sustainable Living tips on how to reduce waste and conserve power. Waste Reduction Plastic is one of the […]
AUIP welcomes Jessie Auclair, the Hokies Abroad Marketing Intern, to the team. Jessie writes: G’day and Kia Ora, my name is Jessie Auclair and I am the marketing intern for Hokies Abroad at Virginia Tech. I am a Senior Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise (HNFE) major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. I […]
AUIP welcomes Madison Dale, the Florida Down Under New Zealand Marketing Intern to the team. Madi writes: Kia Ora! My name is Madi Dale. I am a third year psychology and sustainability studies double major from the University of Florida. I am so excited to be a marketing intern for AUIP this year. Having a […]
AUIP welcomes Marisa Gottlieb, the Florida Down Under Australia Marketing Intern to the team. Marisa writes: G’day Gators! My name is Marisa Gottlieb and I will be Florida Down Under Australia’s Marketing Intern for this year! I am a third-year student at the University of Florida, majoring in Tourism and Hospitality Management and minoring in […]
AUIP welcomes Jake Cardinal, the Ohio State Buckeyes Abroad Marketing Intern to the team. Jake writes: Kia Ora! My name is Jake Cardinal and I am the Buckeyes Abroad Marketing Intern. I am a third-year student at The Ohio State University studying Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS). I grew up in a suburb of […]
AUIP welcomes Sierra Christerson, the Baylor University Bears Abroad Marketing Intern, to the team. She writes: Hello Baylor Bears! My name is Sierra Christerson and I will be the Bears Abroad Marketing Intern this year! If you’re like me, you want to experience all that the world has to offer. To seek new opportunities, thrills, […]
Announcing the 2017 AUIP Photo Contest “A Single Step” AUIP’s programs encourage participants, academic faculty, local suppliers, and its employees to engage in cross-cultural dialogue and interaction that will result in an increased respect and appreciation for other cultures and environments, as well as helping to understand home cultures. This year’s theme is […]
Lauren Fenyes, the University of North Texas Special Learners in Oceania student blogger writes in her final blog post: My spectacular study abroad program has come to an end, and although I am sad to finish this brief chapter of my life, I am incredibly thankful for the experiences I’ve had and the people I’ve […]
Lauren Fenyes, the University of North Texas Special Learners in Oceania student blogger writes: As my time in New Zealand comes to an end, I wanted to share some of the many spectacular things I have experienced in the past week. Our second stop in New Zealand was to Kaikoura, a small town rich with […]
Jessica Fong, Arizona State University’s Barrett in Australia student blogger, writes in her final blog post: The Sydney Opera House is an iconic building recognized all around the world. We had the distinct pleasure of going on a group tour of this incredible cultural center. To begin the tour, our lovely German tour guide […]
Jessica Fong, Arizona State University’s Barrett in Australia student blogger, writes: Chillagoe is exactly what I imagined the Outback to look like. What did I imagine it to look like you ask? Great question! Imagine a reddish-brown landscape, with sparse tree coverage and large rock formations surrounding the area. There are no large buildings and […]
Students from Virginia Tech and The College at Brockport, SUNY, write: The Great Barrier Reef is like a sick trauma patient. It is suffering from mass coral bleaching, excessive seaweed or macroalgae, poor water quality, runoff, and other ailments. In many places, it is degraded and dying; however, it is not dead yet. So what […]