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.

Snapshot: Sydney provides ideal post-program travel destination

September 28, 2012
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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 […]

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Library: New Zealand program alumna loves New Zealand’s seal pups

August 30, 2012
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Lily Hislop, 2012 New Zealand Adventure Tourism student blogger and Illinois Abroad alumna shares a quick overview of her program itinerary and her overall highlight and lowlight of her time in the country. Who else, like Lily, wants to return to New Zealand to spend more time with the adorable seal pups? [youtube]

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Library: University of Illinois takes a New Zealand journey

August 24, 2012
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This summer Illinois Abroad students and faculty went on AUIP’s inaugural New Zealand Adventure Tourism program. One of the program’s student bloggers Kerri Malone gives us a snapshot her of their program and encourages other students to take the journey as well. [youtube]

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Library: North Queensland alumnus shares three weeks of experiences in three minutes

August 22, 2012
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George Hayward, 2012 North Queensland Sustainability student blogger and Lions Abroad alumnus, created a video of his program experiences and condensed them into a quick three-minute video for your enjoyment! [youtube]

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Student Perspective: Australian experience gets student blogger thinking

July 18, 2012
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Hannah Cohan, 2012 North Queensland Sustainability student blogger, writes: I’m back in Yungaburra, in what is the most adorable hostel: On the Wallaby. It’s been such a blast…Last night we celebrated the Fourth of July and watched the State of Origin game at the same time! We decorated the lobby with red white and blue […]

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