AIFS Study Abroad - Newsletter, March 2015
Study Abroad with AIFS

In This Issue

Start Planning Ahead
New Berlin Program
Parent Guide to Study Abroad
Host an Exchange Student
A World Outside Perth

Start Planning Ahead

Finals are done and school is out! Now that summer is here, start thinking about when and where you want to study abroad in 2016.

Deadlines start October 1st for both:

Limited space available for Fall 2015

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Questions? Contact an Admissions Advisor at (800) 727-2437 or email

Programs by Region


South Africa


New Zealand


Czech Republic

Latin America

Costa Rica

Middle East


South America

Multi-Country Travel

Introducing: Berlin, Germany Spring 2016

Starting Spring 2016, AIFS will be launching a new semester program in Berlin, Germany. Students study at Freie Universität Berlin and live in either a homestay or student apartments. Courses include German language, business, economics, history, international relations, music, cinema, philosophy, politics and sociology.

Learn more about Berlin


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A Parent Guide to Study Abroad

Parents often have a lot of questions and concerns about studying abroad. A Parent Guide to Study Abroad, co-written by AIFS President and CEO, Bill Gertz, aims to help parents navigate the process. In this one-of-a-kind guide packed with practical information and written specifically for parents, the book makes a strong case that the right kind of parental involvement can influence and shape a successful cross-cultural experience.

Purchase or download the book

Host a Foreign Exchange Student


Host a Foreign Exchange Student

Academic Year in America (AYA) is a sister company of AIFS and brings high school exchange students to America. Do you know a family who'd like to globalize their home with an experience that is every bit as unique and rewarding as studying abroad? Refer your friends, family members and contacts to become a host family to a high school exchange student!

Read more on our blog.

Visit, call 800.322.4678, or email to get more information

A World Outside Perth


A World Outside Perth

Student blogger Sarah LeBlanc, studying in Perth, Australia has 4 'must do' weekend trips while abroad with AIFS:

After four fabulous months in Australia, it’s official: this country has stolen my heart. I’ve enjoyed every second of living in Perth and exploring the city, but there are so many places nearby that are just as breathtaking, with a different kind of beauty. I strongly recommend taking a trip to the North and South of Western Australia, but I’ve also had the supreme pleasure of going to several places that can be easy day trips. Below, in no particular order, are the top four places and things I’ve done on a weekend nearby Perth.

Read more from our Student blogger Sarah


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