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Education Abroad Office

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)

Area: Global Partner Program
Location: Various
Country: Various
Term: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter Break, Academic Year

AIFS offers a wide range of unique programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas. Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you don’t even have to know a foreign language to study abroad.

To view information about social identity and access in AIFS program locations, please view the AIFS page here.

  • Argentina: Buenos Aires
  • Australia: Perth/Fiji, Sydney, Wollongong/Fiji
  • Austria: Salzburg
  • Barbados: Bridgetown
  • Chile: Vina del Mar
  • Costa Rica: San Jose
  • Czech Republic: Prague
  • Ecuador: Galapagos Islands
  • England: London
  • France: Cannes, Grenoble, Paris
  • Germany: Berlin
  • Greece: Athens
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • Ireland: Dublin, Limerick, Maynooth
  • Italy: Florence, Rome
  • Japan: Kyoto
  • New Zealand: Wellington/Fiji
  • Portugal: Lisbon
  • Russia: St. Petersburg
  • South Africa: Stellenbosch
  • Spain: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Salamanca, Seville, Valencia

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table. AIFS courses may be listed under the relevant foreign university.  If you're considering courses at one of AIFS' Global Education Centers (London, Florence, Rome, Salzburg), the courses are listed under Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Education Abroad Office scholarship and financial aid page
  • AIFS scholarship and financial aid opportunities

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.


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