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We were excited to introduce a new course during the Spring 2017 semester: Brexit: The United Kingdom and the European Union–A Troubled History. The course is available at IES Abroad London, taught by Dr. Michael Drolet, and IES Abroad European Union, taught by Dr. Iannis Carras. Check out how students collaborated with those at the other center.

Our IES Abroad Correspondents flexed their artistic muscles all year long sharing their writing, photography, videos, and other creative posts. From January through December, check out 17 of our favorite blog posts from 2017.

For our IES Abroad Rome students, Rome is their classroom. Whether it’s a day trip to see the spectacular remains of Ostia, the ancient port of Rome, or a private tour of Saint Peter’s Basilica, students receive VIP access to Rome’s historic landmarks and museums, learning about its rich history firsthand from academic, historical, and cultural experts.

Our IES Abroad Customized Programs continue to offer faculty and their students the best of study abroad through on-the-ground staff in our 30+ locations, tailored programing, a network of university, internship, service

IES Abroad receives awards for 2017, and honors staff and students for their outstanding work.

For more than 50 years, IES Abroad has built a legacy partnering with Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). As part of our Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad, we continue to create programs and initiatives to help increase access to study abroad.

For our 2017-18 programs, we were excited to break our personal annual record, and help 989 students through the Visa ACCeSS Program – which is 92 more students than the previous year!

At IES Abroad, we’re dedicated to making study abroad more accessible and affordable for our students through study abroad scholarships and financial aid. So we’re excited to announce that in 2017 we awarded $5.1 million for the 2017-18 academic year for study abroad students and summer interns!

During the Fall 2017 semester, IES Abroad students studying abroad in Rome had the rare opportunity to attend a conference on the management of cultural heritage in Italy, and a guest lecture on the importance of art conservation.

Meet Frances Barbour, an IES Abroad Paris alumna, who found a career working in international diplomacy.