Faculty and Advisors

Professional Development

Program Site Visits

Broaden your staff and faculty members’ knowledge of the world through visits to our program sites. Education abroad professionals know that having good on-site knowledge of programs is to key to successful student advising. AIFS arranges site visits to select program sites each semester.

Registrants from AIFS Affiliate institutions may request AIFS support for their participation; funding is limited. Participants also may elect to register for site visits at their own cost. For more information on Affiliation with AIFS click here.

Spring 2015 Site Visits

Cannes, Grenoble & Paris, France – March 14–22, 2015 (download the itinerary)
Depart the U.S. on March 14, arrive in Cannes on March 15

Deadline: This site visit is now closed to new applications.

Fall 2015 Site Visit

Athens, Greece – October 17–22, 2015 (download the itinerary)
Depart the U.S. on October 17, arrive in Athens on October 18
Cost: TBA

Spring 2016 Site Visit

Stellenbosch, South Africa – March 5–10, 2016 (download the itinerary)
Depart the U.S. on March 5, arrive in Cape Town and transfer to Stellenbosch on March 6


If you have questions regarding site visits, please contact Nancy Moore at nmoore@aifs.com or (800) 727-2437 ext. 5092.


AIFS has published a wide range of publications, geared toward students, study abroad advisors and faculty on subjects including Study Abroad and Career Development and The Gender Gap in Post-Second Study Abroad.
The AIFS Foundation also partnered with Institute of International Education (IIE), on a series of Global Education Research Reports.

The seventh report in the series, Latin America’s New Knowledge Economy Higher Education, Government, and International Collaboration, was released in 2013.

You can view all of our publications here. To request copies of these publications or other AIFS materials, simply fill out our online order form.