At IES Abroad Customized and Faculty-Led Programs, we know study abroad. With more than 50 years of experience collaborating on customized, faculty-led, and short term study abroad programs, we make it possible for you to create the perfect custom study abroad program for your students. So build your program from options that stretch as far as your imagination and let us lead the way. Whether you need high-level support and services or simply a framework and access to your network, it's up to you. After all, this is study abroad by design – designed by you.
Building on 65+ years of international education leadership, IES Abroad Customized & Faculty-Led Programs:
Maintains on-the-ground IES Abroad Centers and staff in more than 30 cities, so your staff, faculty, and students are supported every step of the way, wherever they go.
Allows you to create a program to your specifications. Whether you would like to build a program completely from scratch or need assistance with particular components of an existing program at your institution, we are here to support you and uphold your vision.
Delivers a well-rounded experience for your students. From our flexible academic options to our extensive network of university, internship, service learning, and research partners, your students will learn in and outside of the classroom.
Prioritizes your students’ and faculty’s health and safety while abroad. IES Abroad has set the standard for health and safety in study abroad.
Our professional network consists of 500+ vetted and trusted employers who provide students with substantive work experiences. For programs with a service learning component, we arrange volunteer opportunities from our network of NGOs, not-for- profits, and other organizations.
We are grateful for the shared commitment to academic quality, seamless administrative procedures and thorough, caring student services. We use partners by college policy and choose IES Abroad due to our positive experiences. Thank you, IES Abroad!
Robin Craggs | Executive Director, International Programs | Occidental College