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Take charge of your academic plans and design your perfect term with API Global Select! API has partnered with some of our top international university partners from around the world to offer their expansive course catalogs virtually to our students for a truly global, borderless and connected semester or quarter experience! How, you ask?

Architect your best term by choosing one of API’s designed tracks in:

1. General Education Requirements
2. International Business
3. Global Sustainability, Natural Sciences and Environmental Studies
4. International and Intercultural Communications
5. International Perspectives in Psychology
6. Global Health

Need more flexibility? Customize your own experience!

Select from a menu of 2500+ courses to build your perfect track. Take anywhere from 1 to 6 online courses from up to 3 universities around the world for academic credit with the option to add API's Innovation Lab or Virtual Global Internship, or courses from your own university.

Choose from among thousands of available courses taught by international instructors from universities located in Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, Hungary, New Zealand, and Spain, with more universities added regularly.

Enhance your experience by traveling to Argentina, Australia, Italy, London and Paris, New Zealand, or Spain in January or March of 2021.

What's Included?

  • Advising
  • Tuition
  • Community-building activities and cultural resources in a digital learning workspace
  • API Digital Badge: Global Agility
  • Access to API alumni network & API Ambassador Program
  • Career readiness materials and support, including how to reflect this experience on a resume and at job interviews
  • Live events featuring speakers, activities, networking and more
  • Post-program evaluation
  • Transcript(s), processed collectively with a letter of translation (if necessary)
  • Optional international excursion

Application Requirements

  • Minimum G.P.A. requirement may vary depending on courses selected
  • Gap students and freshmen are eligible to enroll in some universities; sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to enroll in all universities
  • University Approval Form (if applicable)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport (if participating in the international excursion)
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Fall Jul, 2020 - Dec, 2020

Pricing Additional Information

Prices for 1 course start at $1450. See info below for full pricing details.

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See below for program dates and prices, and get started customizing your experience at your price point! Final program dates and fees are dependent upon on the number of courses selected and the corresponding international universities.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM DATES AND FEES BY UNIVERSITY

ARGENTINA - Universidad Torcuato di Tella (UTDT): Aug 3 - Nov 27, 2020
1 course: $2,940
2 courses: $5,480
3 courses: $8,140
4 courses: $9,800

Application Deadline: June 15
Payment Deadline: July 1

AUSTRALIA - Griffith University: July 13 - Oct 25, 2020
1 course: $3,740
2 courses: $7,100
3 courses: $10,550
4 courses: $11,980

Application Deadline: June 15
Payment Deadline: July 1

COSTA RICA - Universidad Veritas: Sept 28 - Dec 17, 2020
1 course: $1,780
2 courses: $2,840
3 courses: $4,200
4 courses: $5,540

*Pending current travel restrictions, this program offers students a unique opportunity to travel to Costa Rica from November 13 - December 18, 2020 and earn up to 4 additional U.S. credits for an additional fee of $3,280. This option is ideal for students enrolling in Veritas courses with a lab or fieldwork component - ask us for more details!

Application Deadline: September 1
Payment Deadline: September 15

COSTA RICA - International Center for Development Studies (ICDS): Sept 9 - Dec 4, 2020
1 course: $2,830
2 courses: $5,275
3 courses: $7,840
4 courses: $10,400

Application Deadline: July 15
Payment Deadline: July 30

HUNGARY - Corvinus University: Aug 30 - Dec 19, 2020
1 course: $2,080
2 courses: $3,800
3 courses: $5,625
4 courses: $7,450

Application Deadline: July 15
Payment Deadline: July 30

NEW ZEALAND - Massey University: July 20 - Nov 9, 2020
1 course: $3,980
2 courses: $7,550
3 courses: $11,280
4 courses: $12,980

Application Deadline: June 15
Payment Deadline: July 1

SPAIN - Universidad Pablo de Olavide: Sept 28 - Dec 17, 2020
1 course: $1,720
2 courses: $3,050
3 courses: $4,500
4 courses: $5,950

Application Deadline: July 15
Payment Deadline: July 30

SPAIN - Universidad de Salamanca: Sept 28 - Dec 15, 2020
Band 1 - Business & International Studies
1 course: $1,450
2 courses: $2,150
3 courses: $2,850
4 courses: $3,720

Band 2 - Spanish Language & Culture
2 courses: $3,100
3 courses: $3,540
4 courses: $4,200

Application Deadline: September 1
Payment Deadline: September 15

Program participants will have the opportunity to culminate their virtual learning experience with an optional 7-16 day excursion in January or March of 2021! Students will experience the rich cultural heritage of the country of their choice through guided and self-directed tours, visits to historic sites, and opportunities to experience the local culture firsthand. Students interested in this option may select one excursion and will be charged an additional fee. Please note that the international excursions require minimum enrollment per location and itineraries are subject to change.

What’s Included:

- Airport reception
- API safety orientation
- Housing
- API welcome dinner and several group meals (some meals on own)
- Medical and life insurance
- In-country transportation
- Entrance fees
- Social and cultural activities

Fall

The week will include guided tours of each city, including Barcelona’s famous Barrio de Grácia neighborhood and a bicycle excursion through central Madrid. Students will also participate in activities designed specifically to expose students to local culture and history, to include language exchanges with local Spaniards and visits to local organizations, including a Spanish ham company – the best ham in the world! In addition, students will dive into the local culture with a flamenco show, rumba workshop, cooking class, and more. Several group meals are included throughout the week to connect and reflect on each day, and of course the week would not be complete without some churros & chocolate!

Tentative dates: January 3-10, 2021

March dates: Early-Mid March, 2021

Price: $2280

The week will include a guided tour of central London, including Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, and a flight on the London Eye. Students will also participate in activities designed specifically to expose students to local culture and history, such as a trip to the Bank of England museum, a tour of British Parliament, as well as the opportunity to participate in a guest lecture on the LSE campus! In addition, students will dive into the local culture with tours of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral, a West End Theatre show, and more. The week also includes a day trip to Paris by train for students to explore the City of Lights! Several group meals are included throughout the week to connect and reflect on each day, and of course the week would not be complete without some fish & chips!

January dates: Early-Mid January, 2021

March dates: Early-Mid March, 2021

Price: $2,150

The week will include guided tours of each city, including Rome’s famous Trastevere neighborhood, the Gucci Garden in Florence, and St. Mark's Square in Venice. Students will also participate in activities designed specifically to expose them to local culture and history, ranging from museums and art galleries, a wine tasting event, an Italian cooking class, a glass blowing demonstration on the Venetian island of Murano, and more. Several group meals are included throughout the week to connect and reflect on each day, and of course the week would not be complete without some pizza and gelato!

January dates: Early-Mid January, 2021
March dates: Early-Mid March, 2021

Price: $2280

The week will include a guided tour of the diverse neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, including colorful La Boca and its famous Caminito, San Telmo and Montserrat, Retiro and Recoleta. Students will also participate in activities designed specifically to expose students to local culture and history, to include a visit to Palacio Barolo, lunch at one of the city’s historic bares notables, and a visit to the nearby city of Tigre for a Mate tasting - Argentina’s national drink! In addition, students will dive into the local culture with a tango class, cooking class, a tour of the famous Colón theater, and more. The week also includes a visit to Mendoza, Argentina, known around the world for its viticulture. This two-night stay will include visits to local wineries as well as horseback riding and rafting in the Andes Mountains! Several group meals are included throughout the week to connect and reflect on each day.

Tentative dates: Early-Mid January, 2021

Price: $2,100

The week will include various visits and activities around Sydney, including the iconic Sydney Opera House, an opportunity to climb Sydney Harbour Bridge, and a visit to the famous Manly Beach. Students will also participate in activities designed specifically to expose students to local culture and indigenous history, to include a visit to an interactive local wildlife park to see some of the country’s native kangaroos and koalas as well as a trip to the Australian Outback to visit Uluru (Ayers Rock), an UNESCO World Heritage site. In addition, students will spend a day exploring the brilliantly colorful corals and vibrant tropical fish on The Great Barrier Reef!

*Students traveling to Australia will have the option to also join the international excursion to New Zealand for an additional fee and a total of 16-days abroad.

Tentative dates: Early-Mid January, 2021

Price: $3600

The week will include a guided tour of Auckland, including a visit to the famous black sand beaches along New Zealand’s west coast. Students will also travel to Rotorua, known for its geothermal activity and Maori culture, to participate in activities designed specifically to expose students to local culture and indigenous history. Activities include guided tours of Hobbiton and the Waitamo Glowworm Caves, a Redwoods Treewalk, as well as a Te Puia Maori performance and Hangi dinner! In addition, students will visit Queenstown - the Adventure Capital of the World! In Queenstown, students will experience the Shotover Canyons on a jet boat ride and explore the famous glacier-formed valleys and beautiful waterfalls of Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park.

*Students traveling to New Zealand will have the option to also join the international excursion to Australia for an additional fee and a total of 16-days abroad.

Tentative dates: Early-Mid January, 2021

Prices: $3,350

What You’ll Study

Global Select

Select anywhere from 1 to 6 online courses to create a full term! Whether you're selecting a single course to add to your regular course load at your home university, or if you want the freedom of customizing own entire term, our Global Select program can support your needs. You can load your term with major requirements, electives, courses that fulfill general education requirements - you're in the driver's seat! Mix and match to get the courses you need from any of our global partners. More universities will be added in the coming weeks, so start your application today to maximize your fall program!

API Innovation Lab

This 10-week team-based learning opportunity involves teams of 4-6 students working together to solve a global problem through an interdisciplinary, industry, and cultural lens. The experience culminates in a pitch competition to industry professionals, maximizing the impact of this opportunity to build a global network. API Innovation Lab leverages cultural coaches to support development of the highly valued skill of cultural competence and industry mentors to guide concept design and pitch development.

API Virtual Global Internship

Complete a virtual internship with an international organization to differentiate your resume, earn essential skills that employers value, and grow your professional network. The internship will require a commitment of 32 hours per week for a full-time placement or 20 hours per week for a part-time placement.

To help jumpstart your course selection, we have designed a few track options to get you inspired! Use the tracks to explore different options, mix and match tracks, or build your own from scratch!

General Education Requirements Track

Rising freshmen, gap year, and students needing to fulfill General Education requirements: take virtual classes from Australian, New Zealand, Argentine, Spanish and Costa Rican universities with other international and local students. Fulfill Social Science requirements, Math and Analytical Reasoning requirements, Literature and Arts requirements, and Foreign Language requirements, all taught at introductory levels with no prerequisites!

These classes are offer a great place to start! Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

International Business Track

Fulfill requirements for Management, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and International Business majors and minors by taking virtual classes from Australian, New Zealand, Argentine, Spanish and Costa Rican universities with other international and local students.

These classes are offer a great place to start! Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Popular courses to choose from include:

International Business, International Marketing, International Finance, E-commerce and Social Media Marketing, Creative Leadership Skills, Business Ethics, Consumer Behavior, Supply Chain Management, New Venture Development, Business and Sustainability, Investment Planning, Operations Management, Sports Marketing, Food and Wine Tourism

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

Global Sustainability, Natural Sciences and Environmental Studies Track

Fulfill requirements for Natural Sciences majors and minors, including Biology, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Sustainability Studies, and others by taking virtual classes from Australian, New Zealand and Costa Rican universities with other international and local students.

These classes are offer a great place to start! Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Popular courses to choose from include:

Tropical Marine Biology, Plant Biology, Ecology, Introduction to Microbiology, Environmental Politics and Policy, Conservation Biology, Evolution and Behavior, and Climate Change and Adaptation

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

International and Intercultural Communications Track

Fulfill requirements for Communication, Journalism, Film and Media Studies majors and minors by taking virtual classes from Australian, New Zealand, Argentine, Spanish and Costa Rican universities with other international and local students.

These classes are offer a great place to start! Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Popular courses to choose from include:

Intercultural Communication, Creative Conflict Resolution, Consumer Behavior, Current Topics of Human Rights in Film, Risk and Crisis Communication, Australian Film and Screen, Gender and Communication in Organizations, Spanish Culture, Culture and Civilization of Argentina, as well as Media, Politics and Communication.

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

International Perspectives in Psychology Track

Fulfill requirements for a major or minor in Psychology by taking virtual classes from our top university partners across the globe with other international and local students.

These classes are offer a great place to start! Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Popular classes to choose from include:

Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, Social Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Crime, and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

Global Health Track

Fulfill requirements and take exciting electives in Public Health, Community Health, Nursing, Exercise Science and Kinesiology, Medical Anthropology and more by taking virtual classes from a wide variety of our international partners - with more countries and universities announced soon!

Want to mix and match these courses with other offerings? Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.

Popular courses to choose from include:

Climate Change and Public Health, Exercise Psychology, First People’s Health and Practice, Health and Nutrition: A Sustainability Approach, Health and Vulnerable Populations, Healthcare in Latin America, Health, Healing and Cultures: Medical Anthropology, Holistic Health Approaches, Mediterranean Diet: Fiction and Fact, Principles and Practice of Epidemiology, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Exercises for Common Sports Injuries, Spanish for Healthcare Professionals: 200 (intermediate) and 300 (advanced) levels.

Courses, Syllabi, and more!

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"Build Your Own" Track

Mix and match courses from any of our international partners! Build your perfect track to fit what you need. Click below to find the course catalogs from our institutional partners to start finding the courses you want!

AUSTRALIA - Griffith University

NEW ZEALAND - Massey University

ARGENTINA - Universidad Torcuato di Tella

COSTA RICA - Universidad Veritas

SPAIN - Universidad de Salamanca - see below:

International Studies & Business (Band 1)

Spanish Language & Culture (Band 2)

Let us help! Schedule a virtual advising appointment with us to learn more.