Education Abroad Provider Programs


Education Abroad Providers are organizations outside the auspices of FGCU that facilitate independent study abroad experiences for students. Upon completion of the program, credits transfer back to FGCU according to the course pre-approval form.  There are hundreds of options out there and we will assist you in sorting through them to find the best option that matches your academic and personal interests and goals. Once you have selected a program, follow closely the application procedures of the program provider in addition to completing an FGCU study abroad appication and getting your course selections approved.

Recommended Study Abroad Providers

Based on past student experience, value and reputation FGCU recommends the following programs. Check with FGCU staff to find out about affiliate discounts. There are many more reputable and recommendable program provider organizations and students can research and participate with other programs in addition to the ones listed below.  

API Study Abroad (Multiple Locations)

AIFS Study Abroad (Multiple Locations)

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (Israel)

Arcos Learning Abroad (Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico and Spain)

CEA CAPA Education Abroad (Multiple Locations)

CIS Abroad (Multiple Locations)

DIS Study Abroad (Denmark and Sweden)

Harlaxton College (United Kingdom)

Hellenic American College (Greece)

IES Abroad (Multiple Locations)

IFSA Butler (Multiple Locations)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning (Multiple Locations)

KEI Abroad (Multiple Locations)

Lorenzo de Medici Institute (Italy)

SAE Barcelona (Spain)

SAI Programs (Italy, France, Spain)

Sant'Anna Institute (Italy)

School for Field Studies (Multiple Locations)

School for International Training (Multiple Locations)

Spanish Studies Abroad (Argentina, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Spain)

The Education Abroad Network (Asia, Australia, New Zealand)

University of Pecs (Hungary)

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) (Multiple Locations) 


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