You've Got Options with API

With travel being limited right now, virtual experiences can help connect people and places around the world.

We know we cannot recreate the experience of going abroad — however, with API's Virtual Programs you can add global experiences to your resume, get pushed out of your comfort zone, and still feel the rush of experiencing something new for the first time.

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Enroll Now, Save Later!

Anyone who enrolls in one of our virtual programs will be eligible for a scholarship of up to $3,000 applicable to a future, on-site program!

Yes, you heard that right. Choose any type of API virtual programs and save big money towards a future program abroad when you're ready to travel!*

"I would say that it is an amazing experience that you would not find anywhere else. The opportunities offered through this virtual program, will not only teach you, but will change you. It is something you will take with you forever."

Mariela G. Virtual Internship Participant

Virtual Programs Built for You

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    Global Internships Gone Virtual

    Boost your resume and gain valuable experience with a Virtual Global Internship. We bring international internships straight to you and each placement is customized to suit your professional goals and interests. Take your career for a test drive with an opportunity for academic credit!

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    Build your own semester and earn credit

    Our Global Select program is designed for ultimate flexibility and convenience for our students. Select one or multiple courses and customize a semester that fits your needs. Connect with students and professors from around the globe with some of our top host university partners.

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    Team based opportunities with direct impact

    API has built two unique opportunities for students looking for a program with professional impact. Our Innovation Lab encourages students to take an idea from concept to product in 12 weeks, building a business model for review by industry experts. Our Community Engagement Lab directs students to identify areas of challenge and growth to better advocate for the needs of community-based organizations, and ultimately, produce a feasible capstone action plan.

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    Language learning at your fingertips

    Brush up on your language skills or learn as a beginner with our short-term language programs! We offer three virtual language options in Spain, Costa Rica, and France to give you options to learn from locals.

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    You're Just One Click Away

    Whether you're looking for academic credit, professional development, or just looking around, be sure to check out our Class Finder for a full list of virtual courses.

API is Here for You!

Curious which options work best for you? We're here to help. Chat with us, or give us a call at 1-512-600-8900 or toll free at 1-800-844-4124 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.


*Students who enroll in an API virtual program in 2021 will be eligible for a scholarship applicable to a future on-site program (2021 or 2022). Scholarship eligibility for 2021 virtual program participants is as follows:

  • $3,000 scholarship to be applied to the cost of an on-site quarter or semester study abroad program in 2021 or 2022;
  • $500 scholarship to be applied to the cost of an on-site summer study or intern abroad program in 2021 or 2022.