AIFS Partnership Programs: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

Expand the walls of your classroom and their minds

Planning, Pre-Departure and On-Site Services

Because each AIFS Customized, Faculty-Led Program is customized to fit your institution’s needs, the process will differ slightly in every case. Our team will provide personalized service both before and during your study abroad program.

AIFS Customized, Faculty-Led Programs Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad

Planning Services

  • Highly experienced Customized, Faculty-Led staff to help you design a customized program to meet your needs
  • Flexibility on program length and dates—We can accommodate semester, trimester, quarter, short-term and full-year programs
  • Access to our online portal for enrollment management
  • Assistance with booking academic visits to supplement classroom teaching

Pre-Departure Services

  • Promotional materials and advice on how to recruit students
  • U.S. Admissions Office to process applications, handle student payments and answer student/parent questions
  • Orientation services including extensive materials to help students plan for their program
  • Group flights

On-Site Services

  • Experienced AIFS Program Coordinator
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Extensive orientation program
  • Accommodation in apartments, dorms, hotels or homestays (depending on location/duration)
  • Meal plans
  • Classrooms with audio/visual equipment
  • Internet access for students
  • Administrative support for faculty including Internet access
  • Local lectures
  • Specialized courses taught by local adjunct professors
  • Inclusive or subsidized cultural program
  • Unpaid internships and volunteer placements (depending on location)
  • 24/7 emergency contact service and on-site emergency preparedness procedures
  • Quality medical insurance coverage for students and over $50 million of liability insurance with your institution named as co-insured
  • Program evaluation

Faculty & Coordinators

“The staff are uniformaly excellent and the best I have ever worked with! Well organized, good communicators, excellent planners and always helpful. The support given by the staff was a key reason that this program works so well. Thank you to AIFS for putting together a wonderful program that benefits both the visiting students and faculty. This is the five-star program!”

—Nancy Walczyk,

London Consortium