API's Summer Virtual Programs are Now Available

We’re offering you the chance to go abroad virtually and at a fraction of the cost. API’s new Summer Virtual Programs start at $1100 and provide the same top-tier content API is known for with scholarships applied to future 2021 programs. Keep reading to see how you can join us on a new adventure...

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    No-Hassle Enrollment

    We're fast-tracking all virtual summer applications. Simply click the "Apply Now" button to begin. Already enrolled in another program? It’s easy to switch—just call, email, or chat us! We'll transfer your application.

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    Scholarships Toward 2021 Programs

    To anyone who completes a 2020 Virtual Program, we’ll apply either a $500 scholarship on a Summer 2021 program, or a $3000 scholarship on a quarter or semester-long 2021 program!

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    2021 Excursions Available to All Virtual Students

    All students who enroll in our Virtual Summer programs are eligible to go on an optional 7-day excursion to Spain, Italy, or London and Paris in January 2021!

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    High-Quality, Global Experiences...all from your own laptop.

    API is known for delivering high-quality experiences abroad...now, we're giving you a new opportunity. Virtual learning with international faculty and immersive cultural experiences from our own resident directors are in your future—all on API's NEW learning platform.

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    Want more details?

    Connect with us for more information or a 1-on-1 advising session. We’ll help you find the perfect virtual option! Chat with us weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, send us an email to api@apiabroad.com, or give us a call 512-600-8900 or toll free at 1-800-844-4124.

Boost Your Resume with Digital Badges

As part of the virtual experience, students are also enrolled in API’s Digital Badge program where you can maximize culture learning and develop skills employers value. Benefits of the program:

Benefits of the program:

1.   Build leadership, strategic planning, and cultural competence skills

2.   Connect with industry and cultural experts who will expand your global innovation skill set

3.   Demonstrate to employers you can pivot, innovate, and be resilient in managing change

Two badges to choose from for API's Summer virtual program options:

API's New Digital Badge Options
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Global Innovation

Global Innovation

This digital badge is the capstone badge of the Innovation Lab Digital Badge Stack. Earn it in the Innovation Lab course. With it, you showcase your ability to:

- Collaborate with teammates to innovate solutions to global challenges.

- Learn from cultural coaches and build connections with industry mentors.

- Connect your solutions to real-world applications.

- Drive innovation to make a meaningful impact.

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Global Agility

Global Agility

Earn this digital badge by completing activities attached to API's Global Select program.

- The exercises are designed to enhance your global career readiness by building skills like leadership, strategic planning, cultural competence, and more!

- Show employers your agility in embracing diverse points of view to produce meaningful change and transform challenge to opportunity.

API's Top Virtual Summer Program Options!

Find more information about these program opportunities listed below.

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Virtual Global Internship

Intern with an international organization from home and earn credit! Participate in a 4 days/32 hours per week internship to expand your resumé.


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Innovation Lab

In this immersive lab experience, you work with a team of peers to uncover creative business solutions to global challenges. Along the way, you are mentored by a group of cultural coaches and advisors who prepare you to present your work in a pitch competition to industry experts.

Upon completion, the solutions you uncover and the connections you build will help you gain a global edge and give you the skills to jumpstart your career. Students also earn a stack of 3 API Digital Badges!

Want more? Add the Innovation Lab to a regular API program, including Global Select, or take as a standalone.


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Summer Virtual Business and International Studies with Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Check out Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona’s most popular summer offerings, including: E-Commerce and Online Business, International Business, International Marketing Strategies, etc.


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Summer Virtual Spanish Language and Culture with Universidad de Salamanca

Popular course offerings include Spanish Art, Contemporary Spanish History, Economy and Society in Present-Day Spain, and more!


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Summer Virtual Spanish Language & Humanities with Universidad Nebrija

Nebrija's top summer courses include Art in Spain, International Management, Intercultural Communication, and more!



Summer Virtual Italian History, Art, and Culture with Lorenzo de’ Medici: The Italian International Institute

Now, Lorenzo de’ Medici: The Italian International Institute (LdM) is offering some of its most popular courses online! Courses are available in English, and are taught by some of their leading faculty.


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Summer Virtual Certificate Program with the London School of Economics

The London School of Economics is offering exclusive presentations of its online certificate courses for summer students! These short, highly interactive courses allow students to gain access to the insights and expertise of LSE subject experts and thought leaders, as they would on campus, in addition to hearing from industry pioneers through video lectures. Students will engage with real-world case studies and issues, and upon successful completion of the course, earn a certificate from LSE.