IES Abroad Student Stories on the Big Screen

We figured there's no one better to tell the story of study abroad than our phenomenal students, so in 2014 we launched our Study Abroad Film Festival (the first in the industry of its kind!), which asks students to capture the spirit of study abroad—both what it meant to them, and how it redefined their world.

Over the past six years, 500+ student films have put us on the edge of our seats, demonstrating the transformative power of study abroad and the creative abilities of IES Abroad students.

Year after year we are awed by how thoughtful and talented our student filmmakers are. From poignant music videos to compelling documentaries to humorous reenactments, our students stop short of nothing to creatively depict their experiences from abroad.

Grab a comfy seat, give these films a watch, and get inspired about study abroad.