Here is a brief list of Third-Party Providers who work with Short-Term Faculty Led programs. This list is not a comprehensive as there are numerous different third-party providers and you are encouraged to do additional research for other possible providers. Faculty members are still required to fully vet their program providers by University standards.
Accent International (Accent)
ACCENT International Consortium for Academic Programs Abroad is the number one provider of custom-made study abroad programs to Western Europe. With more than 25 years of experience, we give colleges and universities innovative ideas for enhancing and expanding academic experiences overseas while delivering seamless logistical support.
Assists with a number of different study abroad opportunities to Western Europe focusing on six major cities: Paris, Florence, London, Madrid, Rome, and Istanbul.
Design a Program
American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
Founded in 1964, the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) is one of the oldest, largest and most respected cultural exchange organizations in the world. With global offices in 6 countries, we organize cultural exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year. Our programs include college study abroad, au pair placement, camp counselors and staff, gifted education, college prep, high school study/travel and insurance services. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students and teachers have participated in AIFS programs worldwide.
Locations are Argentina, Australia, China, Costa Rica, Czeck Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom. Open to other locations.
Anglo Educational Services is the customised educational tour company for educational and study abroad programmes, specialising in those based in London, the UK and Europe. We aid with programmes of any duration, from one day to a full academic year. In addition to subject-related visits, workshops and guided tours, we are able to arrange sightseeing and other programme support to create an affordable, tailor-made package for you. We can also provide accommodation options for groups, including centrally located hostels, hotels and apartments.
Focus on the United Kingdom, but does organize trips across Europe.
Academic Programs International (API)
Academic Programs International, API, is an educational organization dedicated to providing challenging and enriching study abroad programs for our students. The experience of living, interacting and learning in an international environment presents invaluable opportunities for each student’s academic and personal development. All of our academic and extracurricular offerings are selected with the goal of helping students to grow more self-aware and culturally sensitive. We envision each student evolving from a tourist to a resident to a global citizen, and API is dedicated to supporting this lifelong process. API is committed to providing the best comprehensive study abroad experience possible with personal attention available to our students throughout his or her program, and to working closely with home universities to offer support before, during and after the education abroad experience.
Locations: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Coriatia, Cuba, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Scotland, Spain, South Africa, Thailand, UAE
Customized and Faculty-led Study Abroad
Arcadia University: The College of Global Studies (Arcadia)
The College of Global Studies is one of three Colleges and three Schools which constitute Arcadia University: The College of Global Studies, The College of Arts & Sciences, The College of Health Sciences, The School of Global Business, The School of Education and The School of Continuing Studies. Arcadia has been a leader in study abroad for over 65 years and in 2009, its existing Center for Education Abroad was elevated to College status, thereby creating The College of Global Studies. It is the first College of its kind dedicated to the delivery and development of education abroad.
Custom Programs available in Greece, Turkey, Italy, Spain, South Africa, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
Athena Study Abroad (Athena)
Athena Study Abroad was developed in an effort to bring students authentic study abroad experiences involving true, cultural immersion, designed by knowledgeable, caring professionals. Athena has a vision to be a different type of program partner, and the difference is in our values. We are committed to great study abroad. We believe smaller is better. We believe in true partnerships.
Program locations are Italy, Greece, Spain, Ireland, England, and Australia.
Faculty-Led and Customized Programs
CAPA International Education (CAPA)
CAPA International Education is an international education organization (IEO) committed to empowering student learning through personal choice, academic integrity, and engagement in urban environments abroad. Our approach to international study is unique and provides a holistic learning abroad experience that challenges, excites and inspires students like no other program can. Through our courses, the city becomes the laboratory in which the student conducts academic research. This collaborative and ultimately personalized approach has made CAPA International Education the trusted global leader since 1972.
Three week minimum. Program locations are Beijing, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Florence, Istanbul, London, Sidney.
Faculty-Led and Custom Programs
CIS Abroad (CIS)
The mission of CISabroad is to provide innovative education programs that broaden academic perspectives, promote global awareness, and encourage personal development while laying the foundation for participants to become engaged world citizens.
Locations include Asia, South America, Central America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Open to other locations.
Open to Domestic Programs.
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
A nonprofit, non-governmental organization, CIEE is the world leader in international education and exchange. For more than 65 years, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available.
Open to possibility working with locations and field of study outside of listed.
CIEE Faculty-Led and Custom Programs
Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA)
CEA’s mission is to create and facilitate opportunities for academic achievement, global competence and personal growth through quality international education. Core values are service first, continuous improvement, communication, being proactive, keeping promises, and acting with Integrity.
Set locations by country. Countries include Argentina, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, South Africa, and Spain.
CEA Custom Programs
The Education Abroad Network(TEAN)
At The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), we love helping students make "studying abroad a reality." We thrive on providing personalized attention, quick answers, and our trademark preparation. We've been running study-based programs specializing in the South Pacific and Pacific Rim with our partner universities since 1995. Beginning in Australia with our program Study Australia, expanding to Study New Zealand and now Study Asia, The Education Abroad Network offers more overseas opportunities for study than ever before. With that kind of experience behind us and passion driving us, we know how to design, deliver, and service simply the best educational opportunities abroad.
Locations include Australia, Burma, Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, and open to other locations.
Education First: College Study Travel (EF)
We deliver lasting and reputable study abroad programs that support the curricula at over 1,200 colleges and universities. We partner with faculty and administration to connect their academic vision and institutional needs to our unmatched global network.
Set locations by region. Options to use already organized program, alter a program, or create own program.
Faculty-Led College Travel
Fellowship Travel International (FTI)
To serve travelers focused on global exploration, study & outreach. Our focus is to build long-term relationships based on mutual trust & respect. We are driven by our passion to exceed our customers’ expectations. We strive to create partnerships by not only fulfilling our clients’ needs, but helping them achieve their goals. Our commitment is to support our clients through our ever-evolving products and customized services. We choose to give back to the international community and encourage those we work with to expand their worldview through sustainable outreach projects.
FIE, a London-based non-profit educational organization, provides customized partnership programs and individual student enrollment programs in London, Dublin, and Amman for undergraduates. Since establishing in 1998, the Foundation for International Education (FIE) has set new high standards in delivering academic programs abroad. We are a forward-thinking organization with a mission that expresses our passionate belief in the value of international education. The secret of our success lies in our ability to provide exceptional experiences for each and every student. We achieve this through a combination of three essential ingredients: the expertise and commitment of our team, the quality and depth of our support facilities and resources, and the value we place on maintaining the highest levels of service in every aspect of our operation. Our specialized academic programs allow our visiting students to maximize the value of their stay, gaining theoretical knowledge, practical skills, life experience and an international perspective. Our innovation in areas such as internships, service learning and international research ensure that our students have the most thorough and integrated study abroad experience possible.
Focus on London and Dublin.
Custom Programming Partnerships
Institute for International Education of Students (IES Abroad)
IES Abroad strives to provide premier study abroad programs for U.S. students that deliver the highest quality education while simultaneously promoting development of intercultural competence. Our vision for the future remains connected to the original IES Abroad program in 1950...a world filled with interculturally competent leaders who have both the understanding and skills to effectively, humanely, and positively navigate across different cultures, in politics, education, business, or the non-profit sector.
Limited locations open to others. Can assist with service learning and volunteering.
Institute for Study Abroad-Butler University (IFSA-Butler)
The Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University (IFSA-Butler) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988. Our primary goal is to provide quality study abroad opportunities, plus academic and personal support services, for qualified North American undergraduates seeking to earn academic credit through study abroad. While the Institute for Study Abroad has an affiliation with Butler University for transcripts and other purposes, it is a separate organization. IFSA-Butler is organized to assist our students from the time they apply until after they return. Our staff in the U.S. prepare students for the academic and cultural changes that await them, and our offices around the world provide on-site support to help students make the most of their study abroad experiences.
Limited locations: Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, England, Egypt, India, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Scotland, Sharajh, UAE, Spain, Wales.
Custom and Collaborative Programs
International Service Learning (ISL)
Our mission is to support cultural awareness, service-based learning, and sustainable development projects through experiential and responsible volunteer travel programs that inspire local and global service.
As an educational organization, ISL seeks to accomplish our mission by partnering volunteers and professionals from developed countries with service opportunities in developing countries. These opportunities are offered on a contractual basis to educational institutions, organizations and to individual volunteers. The resulting financial resources are used to fund teams serving in Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Locations are Mexico, Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic & Haiti, Cuba, and Tanzania.
ISA's mission is to provide high quality education abroad opportunities to college students from around the world at an affordable price. We recognize that we play an important role in the worldwide effort of international educators to increase awareness of cultures and societies outside of each student's national boundaries. Our programs are designed to maximize our participants' learning abroad, and we understand that most college students need support and expert guidance before, during and after their time abroad. ISA is a Global Partner of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and supports NAFSA's efforts to advance international education and exchange.
Countries are Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, England, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, and Spain.
Offers Service Learning Experiences
ISA Custom Programs
Intrax Global Internships (Intrax)
With over a decade of experience, the Intrax Global Internships team will work closely with you to match your skill levels, professional goals, and cultural interests with the unique needs of our host companies. Our interns help companies achieve their goals faster by bringing global perspectives and talent, and go on to thrive in their careers.
Focus on internships and service learning. Focus in Belize, Ghana, and Peru.
School for International Training (SIT)
SIT prepares students to be interculturally effective leaders, professionals, and citizens. In so doing, SIT fosters a worldwide network of individuals and organizations committed to responsible global citizenship. SIT fulfills this mission with field-based academic study abroad programs for undergraduates and accredited master’s degrees and certificate programs for graduates and professionals.
Limited to program locations.
Study Abroad Italy (SAI)
SAI is dedicated to providing academic and cultural learning experiences abroad that enhance global awareness, professional development and social responsibility. The organization concentrates its programs in Europe, with a focus on in-depth learning of individual European countries and their unique global role in the geopolitical economy, humanities, and in the arts. SAI Programs are intentionally interdisciplinary, leading to a wider knowledge and global understanding. SAI works deliberately to accomplish its work in a sustainable and responsible manner, with consideration to the environmental impact on global and local communities.
Focuses on Italy, also works in Barcelona, London, and Paris.
Custom and Faculty-Led
Worldstrides: International Discovery Programs
At WorldStrides, our mission is to enrich students’ lives through experiential travel. WorldStrides International Discovery programs college study tours do this through highly customized programs tailored to the exact needs of your group. From arranging custom travel study courses for “The History of Nursing in Paris” to “A Geographical Tour of Iceland,” we understand and respect that each group has its own unique objectives and requirements. We have nearly 50 years of experience in arranging educational travel programs and an extensive network of contacts in the U.S. and overseas.