Congratulations to the 50 ISA Summer Students Awarded a Gilman Scholarship

ISA would like to congratulate the 50 ISA students awarded the Gilman Scholarship for their upcoming Summer study abroad programs! Summer 2016 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Winners: Melissa Swauncy, University of Memphis, Amman – Summer Carlos Taylor, Western Kentucky University, Amman – … Continue reading Congratulations to the 50 ISA Summer Students Awarded a Gilman Scholarship

4 Reasons Why You Should Make Durban, South Africa Your Summer Destination

Durban is a beautiful hotspot on the eastern coastline of South Africa. Here are 4 reasons why you should make Durban your Summer destination!

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Summer 2014 Scholarship Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2014 Summer scholarship winners! ISA Diversity Scholarships: Juan Acosta, Carnagie Mellon University, Florianopolis Summer 2 Rebecca Norman, Union University, Lima Summer 1 Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarships: Mary Katherine Clossick, Emmanuel College, Meknes Summer 1 Kylie McMillan, Seattle University, Salamanca Summer 2&4 Kelli Rollin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, London Summer 7 Yosely Ruiz, University of Houston, Rome Summer 1 Geneva Strauss-Wise, Smith College, Meknes Summer 1 Kalyn Peterson Memorial Scholarship: Leslie Strong, Clark Atlanta University, ELAP Mumbai Summer 2 Congratulations! Congratulations! Congratulations! Studying abroad in the Fall or for an Academic Year? Click here for … Continue reading Summer 2014 Scholarship Winners Announced

The Carribean’s Hottest Spot: A Q&A about Life in the Dominican Republic

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Study Abroad Tips: How to Stay Cool in Madrid this Summer

Lindsey Wineholt is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Lindsey works with students studying abroad in Madrid and Salamanca. One of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe, Madrid is not only known for its quaint cafes, world-famous museums and vibrant culture, but also for its warm and sunny summers. While studying abroad in the Madrileño sunhine will keep you nice and toasty, you may find yourself searching for shade. Luckily, Madrid offers many refreshing respites from those warm and steamy days, from a day by the coast to a trip to the local park. 1. Excursion to Santander – … Continue reading Study Abroad Tips: How to Stay Cool in Madrid this Summer

ISA Announces New Courses in English for Málaga Summer Program

  Stephanie Casas is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain. Stephanie works with students studying abroad in Bilbao, Granada and Málaga. If you are looking for beaches and sunshine this summer, look no further! Spend your summer enjoying the beautiful Costa del Sol and the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean while studying abroad in Málaga. Sample fresh seafood, shop in bustling markets and meet the welcoming Andalusian locals in this gorgeous coastal city, all while taking classes at the University of Málaga. The university’s Center for Cursos de Español Para Extranjeros, where you will be taking classes, is located … Continue reading ISA Announces New Courses in English for Málaga Summer Program

Why Agricultural and Environmental Science Majors Should Study in Argentina this Summer

Maddi Reising is ISA’s Site Specialist for Argentina, Brazil, and Dominican Republic. Argentina is well known for its geographic and cultural diversity. It is comprised of seven geographical zones from the mountainous Northwest region, to the fertile Pampas, and Patagonia in the South. This biodiversity has led to a robust and thriving food production industry which places Argentina as one of most important agricultural producers in the world. They are among the top exporters of products such as beef, grapes, citrus fruits, wheat and yerba mate. From this, Argentina is renowned for its world class steak, celebrated wine, and its … Continue reading Why Agricultural and Environmental Science Majors Should Study in Argentina this Summer

ISA Announces New Intensive Chinese Language Summer Program in Shanghai

Kimi Shao is an ISA Site Specialist for Asia. Kimi works with students studying abroad in China and South Korea. You asked, we delivered! Beginning in 2014, ISA’s new Shanghai summer program gives students the opportunity to live in one of the largest and most metropolitan cities on earth while studying the most commonly spoken language in the entire world. This new Summer 2 Intensive Chinese program at East China Normal University, China’s most prestigious university for language training, is an excellent opportunity for students who want to learn or improve their knowledge of Mandarin Chinese while enjoying the boundless … Continue reading ISA Announces New Intensive Chinese Language Summer Program in Shanghai

Just in Time for the World Cup: ISA Launches New Intensive Soccer Training and Community Service Project in Brazil

  This summer, ISA-ELAP Service-Learning & Internships will be offering students the chance to experience the World Cup from the stunning beach community of Florianópolis, Brazil! This two-week program allows participants the unique chance to train with a professional Brazilian coach and scrimmage with local teams. Athletes will combine an intensive soccer training program with cross-training techniques and strength and conditioning exercises. The program also includes World Cup match viewing parties, a community service project to benefit a local children’s development organization, and lectures on the proud history, culture, and business of soccer in Brazil.  Please see the tentative schedule … Continue reading Just in Time for the World Cup: ISA Launches New Intensive Soccer Training and Community Service Project in Brazil

Summer in the City: Madrid, Spain

Raquel Ramírez Cervera is an ISA Site Specialist for Spain and the U.S. Liaison for University Relations. Raquel works with students studying abroad in Málaga, Madrid, and Granada. Madrid is a city of purpose and there is no better time to experience the pulse of Madrid than in the summer. Aside from its open markets, museums, mouth watering tapas, and mild temperatures, here are a few more reasons Madrid the ideal location to study abroad this summer. 1) Fun in the sun!  Imagine relaxing in plazas, parks and sprawling green spaces leisurely nessled  in this beautiful modern city of 3 … Continue reading Summer in the City: Madrid, Spain