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Diversity Abroad Global Partners

Diversity Abroad Global Partners are committed to partnering with Diversity Abroad to equip and empower international educators and other higher education professionals to advance diversity and inclusive good practices into international education and exchange. The Global Partner program is designed for institutions and organizations that want to play a greater role in the success of Diversity Abroad and take full advantage of the services and resources offered by us. Joining as a Global Partner aligns your institution or organization with the work of Diversity Abroad, which is the only organization solely tasked with advancing diversity and inclusive excellence in international education. For details about how to become a Global Partner, please email members@diversityabroad.org or call 510-982-0635 extension 704. 



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 15 countries, we organize cultural exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year.  www.aifs.com/
      Academic Programs International (API) was founded in 1997 by four women (the Founding Mamas) dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable study abroad programs for U.S. students. Their diverse experiences abroad, first as students and later as professionals, shaped their philosophy on the value of international education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity and holistic personal development. API firmly believes that extensive pre-departure preparation, coupled with strong support services on-site, facilitates academic, cultural and linguistic learning. www.apiabroad.com
CAPA The Global Education Network is an international education abroad organization (IEO) committed to high-quality learning abroad programs which embody academic excellence, integrity and innovation. This mission is served by the creation of strategic learning environments where meaningful cultural integration is paramount to a successful international experience.  www.capa.org
CIEE, the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization, transforms lives and builds bridges by promoting the exchange of ideas and experiences. CIEE sponsors a wide variety of opportunities for cultural exchange, including work exchange programs, teach abroad programs, and a worldwide portfolio of study abroad and internship programs for college and high school students. www.ciee.org
   Cultural Insurance Services International has more than 30 years’ experience providing medical insurance, emergency assistance & in-house claim & administrative services to individuals and groups engaged in international education or cultural exchange. We offer a broad range coverage options & services including comprehensive medical insurance, evacuation and return of mortal remains, military and political evacuation, natural disaster evacuation, personal threat evacuation, trip cancellation/delay, personal liability, personal effects, 24-hour emergency assistance, legal assistance, and medical quarantine.www.culturalinsurance.com
   DIS, a non-profit study abroad foundation with locations in Copenhagen and
Stockholm, provides semester, academic year, and summer programs taught
in English, and offers high-impact learning experiences for upper-division
undergraduate students. The cutting edge curriculum is enriched by experiential learning components, including faculty-led study tours. Housing and extracurricular offerings provide students with opportunities for meaningful cultural engagement and personal growth.
IES Abroad offers more than 115 study abroad programs in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America for college students, and has educated more than 90,000 students since 1950. IES Abroad is known for superior student services, quality academic programming, and an active Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad (IDEA) to attract more underrepresented students to study abroad. www.iesabroad.org
In the proud tradition of SUNY, the State University of New York at New Paltz is committed to providing high quality, affordable education to students from all social and economic backgrounds. We are a faculty and campus community dedicated to the construction of a vibrant intellectual/creative public forum which reflects and celebrates the diversity of our society and encourages and supports active participation in scholarly and artistic activity. www.newpaltz.edu 
   With an expansive network of three degree-granting campuses and 11 academic centers in major intellectual hubs across the world, New York University offers academic opportunities on a global scale. Students studying abroad with NYU represent dozens of colleges and universities nationwide. Students advance their degree with over 350 courses in 60 subjects, including science, business, math, and engineering. Language courses, internship programs, and a variety of cocurricular opportunities allow students to go beyond the classroom and form meaningful connections as they experience new environments, cultures, and peoples.www.nyu.edu/academics/studying-abroad
   The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s leading flagship research universities committed to preparing its students and faculty to participate in knowledge-based collaborations around the world.  As one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, more than 59,000 students select from 200+ undergraduate majors, and 285 master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs. Every student at Ohio State has the opportunity to choose from more than 200 education abroad programs in 50 different countries to gain global awareness, enhance their technical expertise and advance their critical thinking skills. www.oia.osu.edu 
Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences, and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. www.semesteratsea.org/  


Syracuse University consistently ranks among the highest-quality international study programs in the country.  Syracuse Abroad prepares students to imagine the world differently with invaluable internships, Signature Seminars, language study at all levels, homestays, and community engagement projects.  www.suabroad.syr.edu
   The University of Auckland is located in the heart of New Zealand’s largest city and is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities. The University’s 42,000-strong student population reflects the multi-cultural nature of Auckland. With over 7,000 international and 6000 Maori and Pacific Islander students on campus, plus more than 120 international partnerships, the University of Auckland offers a truly global experience.

   At the tip of Africa, the University of Cape Town is home to over 6 300 international students from over 100 countries. Our campus – rated one of the most beautiful in the world – is a hub of African-centred academic and cultural activity. As Africa’s leading university, we offer world-class facilities and an enriching living and learning environment on and off-campus.



The Learning Abroad Center in the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is the University of Minnesota's comprehensive resource for study, service-learning, research, work, intern, volunteer and travel experiences worldwide. The Learning Abroad Center is a leader in providing innovative international learning experiences that expand and redefine the world for a diverse population of students, colleagues, and staff.




The University of California San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution that provides opportunity for all. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Study Abroad, UC San Diego is committed to making international academic and co-curricular experiences accessible to our diverse student population.


   USAC is a non-profit consortium of U.S. universities that collaborates to offer affordable, academic and authentic study abroad programs. Each program is designed to help students grow into engaged citizens of the world—not only through academic experiences, but also through field trips, internships, volunteering, and service learning. We are committed to providing access to enriching cross-cultural learning abroad for all students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to succeed in today’s global society. We celebrate diversity and value its impact on the study abroad experience of our students. We strive to increase access, inclusion, equity, and support for underrepresented student populations.