July 27, 2015

Barcelona Center Director Cèsar Alegre Alsina and his staff welcomed nine familiarization trip participants (photographed above) to visit the IES Abroad Barcelona Center last month. The group consisted of faculty, academic advisors, study abroad professionals, and experiential learning advisors. Familiarization Trips acquaint Consortium Members and Associate Members to our study abroad programs, with participants seeing and experiencing much of what the students do in that host city. During the week, the group gained a deeper understanding of "...

July 24, 2015

This week’s Blog Post of the Week comes from Kathleen Webster (Freiburg, Spring 2015), who chose to uniquely reflect on her semester abroad in a vibrant and colorful manner. She says, “17 countries, 4 mountain ranges, 3 seas, 2 languages, and 1 place to call home later, I have a rainbow of memories and photos to share. Let's start at the beginning of the rainbow.”Check out Kathleen’s blog post to see examples of red in some of its many forms—a sunset over the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, street art in Copenhagen, “ninja knitting” on a Berlin street...

July 23, 2015

Virtual Tour Welcome to the city of Buenos Aires!Can you imagine walking through the colorful, Italian-influenced neighborhood of La Boca? Or shopping for Argentinian antiques on the cobblestone streets of San Telmo? No? Then let us take you on our Buenos Aires Virtual Tour!Our tour offers 360° panoramas, photos, and videos accompanied by an audio guide that showcases our Center, housing, service learning, academics, and partner universities. Plus you’ll learn about the best landmarks and attractions in Buenos Aires.How to Virtually Tour IES Abroad Buenos Aires:Start the Buenos...

July 17, 2015

“London is a beautiful city, especially with regard to the architecture. The old stone buildings, tucked into tight corners and placed alongside more modern constructions, create an interesting atmosphere of juxtaposing ideas,” Explains Taylor Haggerty (Dublin, Summer 2015). “It almost feels like there are two different cities: the one that exists today, and the ghost of one that was there a long time before.”Read more of Taylor’s first impressions of London in the rest of her blog post.Want to see more from our Summer 2015 students? Check out all of our student...

July 17, 2015

Our study and intern abroad programs are offered in 30 of the most spectacular locations around the world. With nearly half of our locations winning Travel & Leisure’s recently announced World’s Best Awards, the voters seems to agree!These 14 dynamic cities were voted the best of the best by Travel & Leisure readers based on characteristics such as art & culture, friendliness, landmarks, and food— plus with IES Abroad, you have the option to live and learn in each and every one! Learn more about our programs in these cities by clicking the city name.Which...

July 15, 2015

IES Internships is excited to offer guaranteed, full-time summer internships in three new locations: Berlin New York Shanghai Starting in the Summer of 2016, you can experience the vibrant culture of these bustling cities, while gaining professional experience and developing intercultural skillsets. Berlin  Boost your résumé in the economic and political center of Germany that also boasts a thriving arts scene (with more than 175 museums and galleries) and some of the world’s most spectacular architecture. As an intern in Berlin, you’ll be able to get to...

July 15, 2015

Photo by Meiling Jabbaar (IES Abroad Santiago) | Fall 2014 Photo Contest Winner - Global Classroom CategoryThe IES Abroad Photo Contest is officially open for entry! Spring and Summer 2015 students are invited to submit their original photos for a chance to win $200 in each of the following four categories. The Student Experience—Photo(s) should be of you and/or your IES Abroad classmates in your host city.Landscapes & Landmarks—Photo(s) should be of the local sites in your host city. (Photos might be of landmarks, buildings, landscapes, or local residents and...

July 10, 2015

“Bad things will happen and sometimes things will not go as completely as you planned. However, try to stay optimistic!” writes Connie Woo (Barcelona, Summer 2015). “Remind yourself that not everyone has the opportunity to be traveling or be in the wonderful place you are in now. Good vibes will bring good things and I truly believe every word of that.”Staying positive is just one piece of advice Connie offers in her blog post, “5 Things I Remind Myself Traveling”. Read the rest of Connie’s Blog Post here.Want to read more from our Summer 2015...

July 10, 2015

Former IES Abroad Dublin faculty member, Gillian O’Brien, recently published her murder mystery Blood Runs Green: The Murder that Transfixed Gilded Age Chicago with the support afforded her by IES Abroad and the Newberry Fellowship. The Newberry Fellowship is a month long fellowship that the IES Abroad Faculty Development Committee grants to two IES Abroad faculty members each year. The Newberry Library is an independent research institution with extensive collections in the humanities and is especially recognized for collections in: European discovery, exploration, and settlement of...

June 30, 2015

From candy colored sunsets to glowing city scenes, check out our 10 favorite photos from the past month to get a glimpse of what’s going on around the world. Then follow @IESabroad on Instagram to see even more! 1. Argentina | They say he can see your fears. #studyabroad #dogs #strays #instadaily | @kylethecolossus 2. Australia | Luna Park in Sydney. #Joshstralia | @josh.greenfield 3. Brazil | Made it in time for the Favela Babilonia field study with @IESabroad students in cidade maravilhosa #streetart #rio | @sburrichter 4. China | A great...

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