Boğaziçi University (which means Bosphorus University) was officially established in 1971 as a Turkish public university, although its history dates back to the 1863 foundation of Robert College, the first American College set up outside of the United States. Boğaziçi University has a beautiful campus overlooking the Bosphorus and the harbor of Bebek, an exclusive summer resort in Istanbul. Facilities are spread over six campuses, two of which – South and North campuses – are used for the summer program. Students choose classes from a wide range of subjects studying at Boğaziçi University. Cultural and social activities are included such as walking tours, museum visits, Turkish culinary visits, market tours, visits to local beaches, concerts and dance performances and much more. Depending on the academic term selected, trips and cultural excursions may include a visit to Bursa; a trip to Princes' Island; and an optional excursion to Cappadocia. Please visit the AIFS website for term-specific details. January term (winter) program courses are instructed by the faculty of Richmond, The American International University in London. AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive fees cover tuition and housing, with scholarship funding available. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Convenient AIFS Flight Packages with major airlines are also available.
Earn college credit in South America's largest city, founded in 1554 by Jesuit priests. São Paulo has a unique ethnic diversity, not found anywhere else in the world. The multicultural metropolis is the economic and cultural heart of Brazil with the highest national consumer market and a vibrant fashion and music scene.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1899 and became one of the major universities of Russia and the former Soviet Union. It was raised to the status of state technical university in 1990 in recognition of its importance. The University is home to more than 20,000 students and 2,000 professors, lecturers and instructors. The academic program is organized by the Russian Language Center at the Preparatory Department for Foreign Students, one mile from the main campus. This department trains students from all over the world who wish to enter higher education at Russian universities and is highly regarded for excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language.