Academic Programs International (API)
U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
U of A Application Deadline
U of A Decision Date
** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Study Abroad Advisor:
Bumpers College: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull
Credit Hours Available:
Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study:
Anthropology, Apparel Studies, Architecture, Art, Business (Economics), Business (International), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Creative Writing, English, Fine Art, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Gender Studies, Graphic Design, History, Interior Design, Italian, Mathematics, Philosophy, Photography, Religious Studies, Sociology
API prides itself on including as much as possible in our program fees to make sure that you have a full and rewarding experience abroad. Here’s a quick list of the most common pieces we include in an API program:
Get inspired while you’re studying and explore the culture of this destination! Explore vineyards, historic castles, medieval towns, and the beautiful countryside. Sample excursions for Florence include:
Venice & Verona
Why Choose API?
Within the supportive environment of the API programs, API participants are encouraged to explore their host communities and become increasingly independent and confident in their own abilities. We strive to make international educational experiences accessible to as many participants as possible, and, as such, work to provide multiple program components at a low program cost.
“Seriously...BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE! API's Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy is something that will resonate with me forever. API was so helpful from the minute I decided to study abroad, and kept that communication throughout my program, and even after I got home. Studying abroad can be intimidating, but it was comforting to know API was there if I needed anything. I couldn't be happier with my choice to study abroad with API in Florence.”
Kristie K. | API Florence Alum
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