Become a Citizen of the World

Earn college credit and graduate on time while exploring the world.

Develop your career by earning tangible, tactical skills you can use with future employers.

Gain new perspectives of the world and your place in it.

Tell Me More About API!

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    A wealth of options. More than 40 cities in 20 countries, and global virtual programming.

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    Exceptional student support before, during, and after your journey.

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    A focus on academic excellence with partners around the world.

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    Flexible schedules. Two-week to full academic year programs available.

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What do you want to study? What's your major? Meeting your academic needs is a top priority for API, which is why our programs offer a vast array of courses to allow you to fulfill your academic requirements, regardless of major.

Use the API Class Finder to easily filter through our menu of classes and help you see your options as you start your API journey.


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Where do you want to go? When do you want to start your journey? What is your budget? Do you want an internship, on-site, or virtual experience?

Our program finder allows you to explore hundreds of program options, filtered on a variety of individual preferences, so you can find the perfect program to satisfy all your priorities for your international experience.


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Securing financial support is the first step for many students when considering time abroad. API provides more than $500,000 in scholarships to students each year and we accept all forms of financial aid. In addition to that, we pack as much value into your time abroad as possible.

Check out our financial resources to start your planning.


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Want to chat with someone who has been there, done that? API alumni are here to share the highs and lows of journeys abroad—everything from what to pack, how to budget, tips on staying connected while abroad, and more.

Sign up to hear from a former API participant and we'll connect you soon!


API Badges Together

Showcase the skills you learned with unique digital credentials you can display on your LinkedIn, e-portfolio, online resume, etc.

Demonstrate your ability to maximize opportunities to thrive in a virtual environment and readiness to innovate in a global, digital economy.