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Education Abroad Office

American Programs International (API)

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

There’s no better way for students to immerse themselves in a country’s language, lifestyle and culture than to study abroad. API’s programs place students in prestigious universities across four continents, where they complete courses in language, humanities, STEM and more. By studying alongside local and international classmates, API students receive an education that is as much cultural as it is academic, offering them the chance to sharpen their social skills, build confidence, and engender a global literacy and curiosity that will serve them well beyond program’s end.

Countries: Argentina, Australia, Bhutan, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, United Arab Emirates

Cities: Auckland, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, Brisbane, Budapest Buenos Aires, Cadiz, Caen, Cork, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Dunedin, Ediburgh, Florence, Galway, Gold Coast, Granada, Grenoble, Harlaxton, Havana, Krakow, Leeds, Limerick, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Mendoza, Paris, Prague, Quito, Rekjavik, Rome, Salamanca, San Joaquin de Flores, San Jose, Santa Clara, Santiago, Seville, Shanghai, Sharjah, Stirling, Sydney, Taomina, Thimpu, Tuscania, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Wellington

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

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

  • Affiliate DiscountStudents applying to API are eligible for the Affiliate Discount, for which students automatically receive an API Program Grant of up to $500
  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

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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