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Love was in the air during the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, as IES Abroad staff, students, and alumni shared their love for study abroad and the many ways it has enriched their lives.

Read the heartwarming tales of how several IES Abroad alumni found love while studying abroad:

Enjoy 15 blog posts—including a few videos!—from current IES Abroad students highlighting what they love about studying abroad.

Ever wonder how the most romantic day of the year is celebrated in other countries? Read about Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World.

Learn some new vocabulary in a news article on International Terms of Endearment.

Recent news & press

Jul 17 3:24pm

20 Ways to Develop Language Skills Outside of the Classroom

by IES Abroad

We get it. You might not always have the time to take classes for formal language instruction. Here are 20 ways to keep up your foreign language skills (or establish some basics) before you study abroad.

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Jul 13 1:59pm
Paris

IES Abroad Paris Students Meet Famous Artists & Designers at the Louis Vuitton Foundation

by IES Abroad

On recommendation from their IES Abroad professor, Sean Demmon and Abrahaim (Abe) Fleischman, both from University of Wisconsin – Madison, decided to explore the exhibits at the Louis Vuitton Foundation.

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Jul 12 9:13am
Nagoya

Student Voices – Examining Identity Within the Study Abroad Experience

by IES Abroad

Eunice Shek (IES Abroad Nagoya & Dublin, 2016-17 | Knox College) shares how her Chinese American and pan-demic identities intersected with her study abroad experiences.

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Jul 5 11:50am
Vienna

My 50th Anniversary Class Reunion: Connie Prunch Dodge, IES Abroad Vienna

by IES Abroad

In this journal entry, Connie Prunch Dodge describes what it was like to return to Vienna 50 years later, and shares why “Vienna only becomes more fascinating with the passage of time.”

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Jul 2 11:55am
Paris

Faculty Spotlight: Alvaro Artigas, IES Abroad Paris BIA

by IES Abroad

For Dr. Alvaro Artigas, his interests in economics and environmentalism reach from the global to the local level. Learn more about his career and courses at IES Abroad Paris BIA.

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Jun 28 12:29pm

To Barcelona and Back: How a Part-Time Internship Enhances the Study Abroad Experience

by IES Abroad

IES Abroad alum Catarina Ruiz Santiago (IES Abroad Barcelona, Spring 2018 ǀ University of Virginia) just completed a part-time internship in Spain while enrolled in the Barcelona – Liberal Arts & Business program.

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