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Whether she's giving a TEDxTalk in Paris or teaching in her IES Abroad classroom in Nice, Professor Christine Alfsen is asking people to think critically about how we connect with our natural environments.

Read on to learn more about Alli’s tips for how she studied abroad as a music major, how to make a study abroad location feel like home, and why she enjoys being an IES Abroad Ambassador.  

Read on for Sam’s insights into budgeting before going abroad, as well as tips for how to handle returning home after study abroad.

Hear from some of the IES Abroad Ambassadors, recent alumni who volunteer to share advice and answer questions about their study abroad experience, how their study abroad housing became their homes.

While studying abroad, Tom Drucker (IES Abroad Vienna 1965-66 | UCLA) sought out an opportunity to study with world-renowned psychiatrist Viktor Frankl. Watch a video interview about his experience.

Whether it’s moms, grandmothers, aunts, or other mentors, the maternal figures in our lives shape who we are in big and little ways. They teach us how to see ourselves and how to see the world.

We surveyed our IES Internships alumni about their experience one year after they went abroad. They shared how it positively affected them professionally, academically, personally, socially, and otherwise.

We are excited to announce eight new study abroad and internship programs for the 2019-20 academic year. These programs have been developed in response to feedback from our students and our Consortium.

Get ready for your Austrian adventure with advice from recent IES Abroad Vienna students and staff.

While studying abroad, Parth Patel (IES Abroad Madrid | University of Pittsburgh) became more proficient in medical and conversational Spanish. Learn more about how his study abroad experience prepared him for medical school.

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