Gain Global Experience

with UTC & API

Find Your 

 Perfect Program

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Great options for students of any major or year!

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Fulfill credit with our one of our exciting summer programs!

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Short Term

Explore intensive language, Jan term programs, and more!

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Build your resume abroad and earn credit at the same time!

Accredited Business Programs

We know that determining how credit will transfer is an essential part of the application process for students, parents, and advisors.

The listed foreign universities are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


Budget-Friendly Programs by Region

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Introducing: Fare Finder™!

In an effort to reduce financial barriers and increase access, we are offering the Fare Finder™ app right inside of APIConnect to provide access to discounted airfare for academic travel! You can hold flights ahead of purchasing at no additional cost, and book higher value fares with more favorable terms and conditions. 

What's Inside Fare Finder™?

  • Lower fares
  • Hold flights and share itineraries
  • Secure more favorable terms
  • 24/7 assistance
  • Broad sort and filter options
  • Simplify the booking process
  • And more!
What's APIConnect?

APIConnect is a software platform that enables you to apply for your perfect program from your phone, computer, or tablet. It streamlines your application process and helps you easily know what you need to do to go on your life-changing experiential journey.

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API prides itself on including as much as possible in our program fees to make sure that you have a full and rewarding experience abroad. Here’s a quick list of the most common pieces that API programs include:

  • Pre-departure advising from program experts
  • Tuition and transcripts
  • Housing
  • Excursions/Daytrips
  • Medical Insurance
  • Friendly, local API staff in every destination

See what's included in API programs.

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Gain a Global Edge with


Get a jump on your professional future through career exploration and skills development. Our internship programs are designed to provide you with training and resources to prepare you for a meaningful and successful career.

Types of Internships

Students can view our internship postings and filter for internships during a particular term, within a particular academic area of study or career interest area. (See commonly requested internships on this page.)

We know that internships are not one-size fits all, so we work with companies of all sizes to offer paid and unpaid open positions that are individual, research, project-oriented, and team based.

Whatever your career goals are after graduation, you can chart a path toward them with an API internship!

What's included

More details are provided on each internship program page, but the following features are included in most programs:

  • APIConnect platform and mobile app
  • Orientation materials and resources
  • Career coaching with a certified coach
  • Access to the API Career Hub, providing skills development modules, interview prep help, and career resource toolkits to prepare for every phase of the internship journey
  • Visa support where relevant
  • Tailored academic credit options that meet the needs of your degree pathway
  • Internship placement oversight
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Workplace and culture orientation
  • Housing
  • Access to local support staff 24/7
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UTC + API = More Scholarships!

Your university and API have partnered to bring more scholarship opportunities to you!

Get accepted to an API program and become automatically eligible for a scholarship!

It couldn’t be easier: just apply for your program––the earlier the better––to be considered.

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Awards will be communicated to you as soon as possible after acceptance into the program, so you will know early on how much funding you will receive.

These awards start at $500 and go up from there, based on the program type, duration, and student need.

Questions? Visit the study abroad office for more details.

Explore additional 3rd party options, here.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.

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Let’s Get You Abroad!

Complete the form to get in touch, and we’ll follow up to answer any questions you may have!

Connect with Your School

For more information on studying abroad or how to get the process started at your school, reach out to the Center for Global Education in 117 Lupton Hall. Prior to application, check with the office to ensure your program is approved.

If you’re ready to apply, click below to begin your application.


API offers best-in-class programming, with student well-being a high priority.

Our mission is to create better global citizens through international experiential learning. API programs are developed to be transformative, career-boosting experiences that include:

  • Community involvement through optional volunteer programs with API Gives Back
  • Cultural awareness through relevant coursework and time spent in multicultural student groups
  • High-touch student support throughout the program 

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About API

Academic Programs International (API) was founded in 1997 and is dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable experiential learning programs. Their extensive pre-departure preparation, coupled with strong support services on-site, facilitates academic, cultural and linguistic learning. Within the supportive environment of the API programs, API participants are encouraged to explore their host communities and become increasingly independent and confident in their own abilities. They strive to make international educational experiences accessible to as many participants as possible, and, as such, works to provide multiple program components at a low program cost.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.

Experience the world with UTC and API

Contact API About Our Programs
Email: [email protected]

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