AIFS News and Media

Here you will find AIFS press releases and news articles about international education and cultural exchange. If you have media requests, questions about AIFS or international education and cultural exchange in general, or wish to schedule an interview with AIFS Executives, Participants or Alumni, please contact our PR Coordinator, Mike Liberty, at or (203) 399 5187.

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 6 countries, we organize cultural exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year. Our programs include college study abroad and international internships, au pair placement, camp counselors and staff, high school study/travel, J-1 visa sponsorship for international interns and trainees and insurance services. Since 1964, more than 1.8 million individuals have participated in AIFS programs worldwide.

Press Releases

2/2024 - Press Release - AIFS
Industry Leader Launches AIFS Professional Pathways, J-1 Intern and Trainee Visa Program

1/2024 - Press Release - AIFS
AIFS Marks 60 Years as a Pioneer in Cultural Exchange and Educational Travel

8/2019 – Press Release – AIFS
American Institute For Foreign Study Acquires IEC

5/2019 – Press Release – AIFS
AIFS Chairman Receives IIE Centennial Medal

2/2018 – Press Release – AIFS
AIFS Names New Chairman

5/2014 – Press Release – AIFS
AIFS President and CEO Receives Honorary Doctorate

4/2014 – Press Release – AIFS
AIFS Celebrates 50 Years as Leading Cultural Exchange and Educational Travel Organization

3/2014 – Press Release – AIFS
AIFS Joins 'Generation Study Abroad'

2/2014 - Press Release - AIFS and Camp America
Camp America Releases Program Impact Assessment

4/2013 – Press Release – AIFS
Chairman of AIFS Releases Autobiography

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News Articles

8/2018 – Announcement – AIFS
US-UK Fulbright Commission Introduces Sir Cyril Taylor Memorial Award for Social Entrepreneurship

9/2015 – Connecticut Post
AIFS Named one of Connecticut’s Top Workplaces in 2015

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