2023 API Program Updates

January 24, 2023
Students enjoying new API programs

We’ve recently launched new API programs and made updates to our existing program list. Read below to see the latest details on what’s new and what’s changing.

New Programs: Click the title of each to view the program page.

Summer Environment, Culture, and Health in Costa Rica

Offered in conjunction with Southern Oregon University, dive into the cross-section between humans and the environment in this unique summer program in Costa Rica! You will explore the intersections of environment, diet, culture, religion, and agriculture that allows humans to live longer and healthier lives. This program is a perfect fit if you’re a Health Science major or minor, but can also be a good match if you’re interested in sustainability, environmental science, international studies, and more!

This is a customized, faculty-led program and it is not eligible for API-funded scholarships.

Summer Film and Fashion in Cannes

Study Filmmaking and Fashion in the French Riviera this summer! Famous for the glamorous Cannes Film Festival, this is a unique collaboration between Parsons Paris and ESRA International Film School. Students gain hands-on filmmaking experience and learn fashion and film from the experts. They also have access to the city that brings these artistic forms together like no other!

Public Health with UMass Amherst in Croatia

Study abroad in Dubrovnik, Croatia—a picturesque, medieval walled city located in the heart of the Adriatic Sea—and earn upper-division public health course credit taught by UMass Public Health and Health Sciences faculty on this fall semester program. This program is a perfect fit for Public Health and Health Science majors and minors but can also be a good match for students interested in the medical field, public policy, or social sciences! Live AND learn firsthand about global health challenges on this unique program in one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations.

This is a customized, faculty-led program and it is not eligible for API-funded scholarships.

Multidisciplinary Studies and Japanese Culture at Lakeland University Japan

Come join API and study in one of the most dynamic and populated locations in the Asian Pacific—Tokyo, Japan! Study at Lakeland University Japan in the Ryogoku neighborhood, conveniently located in the heart of Tokyo and minutes from the train station. From skyscrapers to ancient temples to bustling food markets, Tokyo offers exciting cultural experiences for visiting students across the city.

Summer British Studies at Kingston University

Our summer program at Kingston University, named a top UK university in 2021 by The Guardian, offers a broad array of courses across various academic disciplines. It is especially strong in Business (AACSB accredited Business School), Communication, Journalism, and more. For students hoping for a blend of small town English charm and the bustling London metro, this program is an ideal fit! 

Summer Global Studies and Spanish in Bilbao

API’s summer program in Bilbao, Spain offers students 5 weeks in one of Spain’s most beautiful northern cities. The program takes place at Universidad de Deusto. It is perfect for students looking for an intensive Spanish language program and AACSB accredited summer program.

Internship in Bilbao

API’s summer internships in Bilbao cover a wide variety of placements including Business & Marketing, Art & Design, Hospitality & Tourism, International Relations, Health Sciences, and STEM opportunities! Over the eight-week session, students will intern with a Spanish company with mentorship by Universidad de Deusto staff.

Vikings, Wizards, & Vampires at Alnwick Castle

This new program explores the writings of Northern England spanning from the beginnings of English literature to the present day. The four-week class takes place on-site in Northumbria, United Kingdom at Alnwick Castle, a location famous for being the grounds of Hogwarts in the films Harry Potter!

This is a customized, faculty-led program and it is not eligible for API-funded scholarships.

Summer Business Academy in Dubrovnik

This new program takes place in beautiful Croatia at the University of Dubrovnik! Spend ten days in Dubrovnik, one of Europe’s hottest summer destinations, learning from renowned faculty and practitioners about everything from sustainable blue economies to data analytics in sports.

All in all, you can find these updates and more in the Program Updates section of our Resources page. To see all of the new API program options we have to offer, you can explore our program finder.

Program Changes

Maymester in Sicily (Syracuse)

Syracuse Academy has canceled the Maymester in Sicily (Syracuse) program. This program has also been removed from our website and campus listings.


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