We’re Here for You
We’re here to help answer any questions you have about your plans to study abroad in an upcoming term. Plan on attending an upcoming in-person Study Abroad Fair at your college or university. You can also check out our selection of webinars to learn more about specialized topics that may be relevant to you.
We’re Here for You
There’s Still Time to Apply to Top-Ranked St. Andrew
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
2 p.m. Eastern | 11 a.m. Pacific
Are you a motivated student eager to attend a prestigious UK university? University of St. Andrews, an IFSA partner, recently made headlines by topping two major higher-education 2024 rankings for the UK.* This marks the first time any UK university aside from Oxbridge has achieved first place in both ratings.
Thanks to St. Andrews, we have extended the IFSA deadline for Spring 2024 applications to November 21.
To learn more, attend our University of St. Andrews webinar and meet Sean Campbell, IFSA Student Engagement Manager, and Kevin McNamara, Ph.D., IFSA Director of Scotland Programs and a St. Andrews alumnus who has also worked at the university in several roles.
*The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024, Guardian University Guide 2024.
IFSA Rome Semester – Alumni Panel
Monday, October 9, 2023
11 a.m. Eastern | 8 a.m. Pacific
Join IFSA staff and alumni to learn all things IFSA Rome. We will talk about our new Luiss University partnership before turning to alumni to hear about their experiences abroad.
Presenters: Eleni Katsarelas, Enrollment Counselor | Francesco Burzacca, IFSA Director for Rome Programs | Daiana Espindola, IFSA Summer Internships in Rome Alumna | Illanah Managan, IFSA Study in Rome Program Alumna
Learn more about our Prague Tech Career Accelerator program for computer science majors. The IFSA Prague Enrollment Counselor will be joined by the IFSA Prague Program Director to discuss all things TCA—including IFSA’s “Bring a Friend” promotion and other scholarship opportunities.
Join IFSA Spain Resident Director Sandra Rodriguez Pareja to learn about programs offered in English and Spanish that will broaden your understanding of Spanish culture. This session will highlight the unique academic and internship options available with the IFSA Seville and IFSA Barcelona programs, as well as available housing, program activities, and excursions.
All IFSA applicants to the University of Oxford must submit an academic statement outlining their interests and goals for studying at the specific Oxford college. Join IFSA and Barbara Hoffman, former Associate Director of Off-Campus Studies at Whitman College, as they share tips for crafting a strong statement to elevate your Oxford candidacy.
Your IFSA program is more than tuition and housing. We’ll discuss activities and excursions, 24/7 health and safety support, and the prearrival and on-site guidance you’ll receive! Join us as we discuss what’s included in IFSA program fees. It’s a lot of bang for your buck!
Join us for a deep dive into all of IFSA’s program options in China. China’s growing economic significance and influence, social complexity, and political importance make it a unique place to study. IFSA programs incorporate learning about Chinese language and culture, and the chance to develop a strong international network—setting yourself apart from others in a global marketplace. We’ll cover each of IFSA’s program options in China.
Pick up some tips on how to put your best foot forward when applying to one of the most prestigious universities in the world! This presentation will provide some guidance on how to choose the right college for you and how to build a strong application. It will also share some insight on what it’s like to study at Oxford and the support you’ll receive from IFSA while doing so.
Join IFSA Rome Resident Director Francesco Burzacca to learn about how the IFSA Rome programs can maximize your understanding of contemporary Roman life as you engage with locals and experience the culture. The session will highlight the unique academic and internship options on the IFSA Study in Rome and IFSA Study in Rome Plus programs, as well as the housing and program activities and excursions.
Interested in studying abroad and not sure where to start? The application process can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us as we discuss what the IFSA application process looks like in this short presentation. Spoiler alert: it’s quite different from when you applied to college!
Have you ever thought about working internationally? Do you wonder what life is like as an expatriate? Curious about how to find a job outside the U.S.? Join IFSA staff and alumni as they share their experiences finding a job and working internationally in Latin America, Europe, and the UK.
Can you imagine yourself in Australia? Perhaps you are off on a weekend adventure, checking out a local beach with your new friends. Maybe you are in the lab learning from a world-class researcher. Or do you picture yourself exploring a trendy night market in your multicultural host city? IFSA is excited to help you create your ideal Australian adventure. In this webinar, you will learn about the possibilities for your time abroad directly from our local staff. Bring your questions about study abroad and all things Australia!
Are you curious about what your experience might be like while abroad? Connect with IFSA staff and alumni to learn about real student experiences, as well as support and resources for navigating your time abroad with diversity and inclusion in mind.
On-demand Quick Sessions
Studying abroad is a great way to grow your skill set! Consider maximizing your resume building potential by choosing a study abroad program that has a unique experiential learning opportunity. This webcast highlights opportunities for internships, research placements, service learning, entrepreneurship, and leadership development programs, plus more!
IFSA has an incredible array of options for Biological and Life Science students! From Advanced Cell Biology in Ireland to Animal Diversity in Chile, IFSA has you covered. Learn how IFSA can help you find the mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements and campus culture that will keep you on track to graduate with your Biology and Life Science degree.
From learning about Service Operations Management in Barcelona to delving into International Money and Finance in Shanghai, IFSA has amazing opportunities for Business, Marketing and Management students all around the globe. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will expand your global business knowledge and keep you on track to graduate on time while you explore a new culture and country.
From Civil and Structural Engineering coursework in New Zealand to Computer Science options in Europe, IFSA has a huge array of Engineering and Computer Science opportunities. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will keep you on track to graduate and give you a competitive edge in a future job search.
From studying biodiversity in Sri Lanka to exploring coral reef ecology in Australia, IFSA has amazing opportunities for students studying environmental science and sustainability. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will keep you on track to graduate on time while you explore a new environmental landscape and culture.
From Nursing and Midwifery classes in Ireland to a summer Medical Spanish and Global Health program in Mexico to a Health program in China, IFSA has a broad offering for students planning to pursue a career in the health professions. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements and campus culture that will enable your success while abroad and beyond.
IFSA has an extensive program offering in Latin America and the Caribbean. From exploring Afro-Caribbean culture in Cuba to understanding the experience of indigenous populations in South America, you are sure to find the right option to meet your interests. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will expand your understanding of Latin American and the Caribbean and still keep you on track to graduate! Latin America.
From studying Dance and Argentine Theatre in Buenos Aires, to pursuing classes at the Irish Academy of Music and Dance in Limerick, IFSA has great opportunities for performing arts students. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, performance opportunities and research opportunities while you are exploring a new culture and country.
IFSA has a broad offering for students planning to pursue a career related to Public and Global Health. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will expand your public health expertise while you explore a new culture and country.
From exploring psychology and neuroscience in Buenos Aires (the city with the most psychologists and therapists per capita in the whole world!) to delving into cognitive and social psychology in New Zealand, IFSA has a huge offering for students wanting to access psychology classes abroad. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will expand your knowledge of psychology while you explore a new culture and country.
From looking at Chinese Society in the 21st Century to exploring Human Rights in Argentina, IFSA offers a wide array of programs for students pursuing the social sciences! Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements that will keep you on track to graduate on time while you explore the social, political, economic and anthropological impacts on your host country and culture.
IFSA has the best selection of study abroad offerings for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math students of any study abroad organization! Learn how IFSA can help you find the mix of study abroad classes, research, or internship placements and campus culture that will keep you on track to graduate with your STEM degree.
From studying Graphic Design in Prague to pursuing Painting and Photography in Lima, Peru, IFSA has great options for students pursuing visual and digital arts. Learn how IFSA can help you find the right mix of study abroad classes, open studio opportunities and potential internships to expand your artistic practice while you are exploring a new culture and country.