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.

Student Perspective: The Sydney Opera House

June 30, 2017
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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 […]

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Student Perspective: Rambling Through the Milford Sound

January 10, 2017
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Berkley Svingen, the University of Montana’s Sustainability in New Zealand and Australia student blogger, writes: “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – unknown Best known for its beloved natural attractions, New Zealand is not a travel destination for those hoping to scurry in and out of art […]

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Student Perspective: Rambling Through the South Pacific

January 6, 2017
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Berkley Svingen, the University of Montana’s Sustainability in New Zealand and Australia student blogger, writes: Kia Ora, my name is Berkley! I’m delighted to take you along my journey abroad the next four weeks as I travel across the North and South Islands of New Zealand and the coast of Australia. Together we will swim […]

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Student Perspective: Last Minute Reminders

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Shana-Kay Hart, the Penn State School of Visual Arts Down Under student blogger, writes: Ah, December. A time for ice-skating, warm beverages, and other holiday festivities as we draw closer to a new year. This last month is a time to prepare for 2017, spend time with family and friends, unwind before heading back to […]

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Student Perspective: Where rainforest meets reef

June 26, 2016
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Mariah DeLosSantos, the Baylor University Sustainability in North Queensland student blogger, writes: How could something so beautiful be in such danger? Recently, I got the opportunity to dive in (literally) to the great living system that is the Great Barrier Reef. We got to snorkel and swim with the amazing fish around the reef and […]

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