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The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad) is a non-profit organization with over 70 years of experience providing international education abroad programs for US college students.

IES Abroad offers programs in 31 locations worldwide. Semester and summer programs are approved. Students may participate in multi-destination programs. January term and virtual programs are not approved. For a full list of programs visit the IES Abroad website.

Offering traditional classroom-based learning as well as internships. Many programs include language instruction. This is a general page for applications for IES programs that do not have their country-specific program pages. Check Program Search by country and apply using country-specific IES program code when available.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Architecture
  • General Engineering
  • Music
  • Social Science
  • Art Education
  • Geological Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Communication
  • Humanities
  • Public Health
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Foreign Language Education
  • Liberal Arts

Sponsored by IES - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Courses are taught by local instructors at an IES Abroad center or a university partner in locations all over the world. See IES Abroad website for details.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - Yes


Most IES Abroad programs will offer students a choice of housing: homestay, apartment or dorm. See website for details.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

See IES Abroad website for details. Students will pay a $75 application fee, $600 affiliated studies fee, and $19 per week for overseas insurance to UT Austin in addition to the IES Abroad costs. The dates below ARE NOT the actual dates of the program. See the IES website for exact dates and application deadlines.


- Spring
  • Program: January 2, 2023 to May 31, 2023
  • Instructional: January 2, 2023 to May 31, 2023
  • Final Deadline: October 15, 2022
- Summer Whole
  • Program: June 1, 2023 to August 15, 2023
  • Instructional: June 1, 2023 to August 15, 2023
  • Final Deadline: April 7, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: August 15, 2023 to December 15, 2023
  • Instructional: August 16, 2023 to December 14, 2023
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2023
  • Final Deadline: April 1, 2023

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Sarah Survance

Additional Resources

Program Website
Academic Credit
Information Session

Next Step

(1) View Explore Education Abroad 101. (2) Review the provider website for program details, academic offerings, costs, application requirements and deadlines. (3) Apply to IES Abroad - you do not need to upload the Home School Approval form. (4) Apply to UT. See the Education Abroad How to Apply / Affiliate webpage for details.

Program information above is subject to change