When and Why ISA Signature Programs are Beneficial to Universities

By working with ISA Custom Programs and Strategic Partnerships to develop a Signature Program, institutions can utilize ISA’s existing infrastructure to tailor study abroad programs for their students. ISA offers three types of program models: faculty-led, support services, and Signature Programs. … Continue reading When and Why ISA Signature Programs are Beneficial to Universities

Unique Custom Programs That Will Inspire Your Own Faculty-Led Program

ISA Custom Programs collaborated with U.S. partner institutions to run over 125 faculty-led programs this spring and summer in a variety of academic fields. Here are several recent programs that demonstrate how studying abroad brings academics to life through real-world international experiences. Get … Continue reading Unique Custom Programs That Will Inspire Your Own Faculty-Led Program

ISA Sites to Consider for Your Faculty-Led Program: Thessaloniki, Greece

As part of a series of several cities that are great study abroad locations to base your faculty-led Custom Program, Explore Thessaloniki, Greece. Why Thessaloniki?  Thessaloniki is the second biggest city in Greece after Athens and its low numbers of tourists … Continue reading ISA Sites to Consider for Your Faculty-Led Program: Thessaloniki, Greece

15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 6. ISA Brussels – Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio ISA Brussels Resident Director & Student Service Coordinator,                     Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio What is your favorite cultural site or activity you most enjoy sharing with students? We love the excursion to The Netherlands. As it’s a bus trip and we visit lots of places, it gives us a chance … Continue reading 15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 1

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. ISA Cape Town – Ouma Mpela & Sarah Lowe   What is the cultural site or activity you most enjoy sharing with students? OM: The Hector Peterson museum in Soweto; it commemorates the 1976 student protest against the mandatory use of Afrikaans as a language of instruction for black schools. SL: I love going to Robben Island to … Continue reading 15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 1

15 Outstanding Custom Program Faculty Leaders

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Dr. Chris Anderson             A member of the faculty at The University of Tulsa since 1990, Dr. Christopher L. Anderson teaches courses in Spanish prose fiction and Spanish cinema. Dr. Anderson is Co-Editor of the Revista de Estudios sobre Blasco Ibáñez / Journal of Blasco Ibáñez Studies, supported by the City of Valencia, … Continue reading 15 Outstanding Custom Program Faculty Leaders

15 ISA Advantages for Which to be Thankful*

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Resident staff are the gravy to our ISA mashed potatoes. Our resident directors should really be called resident rock stars, as they manage daily operations, liaise with HQ, respond to emergencies and incidents, and offer students emotional, academic, and cultural support. 2. We have a cornucopia of Austin-based staff. The ISA Custom Programs division is made up of … Continue reading 15 ISA Advantages for Which to be Thankful*