Faculty & Advisors

Professional Development

Program Site Visits

Broaden your staff and faculty membersí knowledge of AIFS program locations and staff 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.

Staff and faculty from all AIFS affiliates are eligible to request funding; AIFS covers most costs including airfare, hotel, ground transportation and most meals. The capacity for participation on funded site visits varies each year and requests are accommodated based on available spaces.

All institutions, including those not affiliated, may elect to participate in the site visit at their own cost on a space available basis.

2023 Program Site Visits:

  • London + Dublin (Spring)
  • Florence + Rome (Fall)

If you are interested in more information about these site visits, please connect with your University Relations representative or email AIFS at studyabroad@aifs.com with subject line, "Site Visits."


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.

Other opportunities

  • Webinars
  • Clifton Strengths-based programming
  • Workshops
  • Focus Groups
  • Trainings

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, please contact your regional representative. Check the Contacts page to confirm the name of your representative.