When your child wants to study abroad, a million questions may start racing through your mind. How much will it cost? Is it safe? Is study abroad worth it? Is my child ready for this? Am *I* ready for this? If you are looking for answers to questions like these, AIFS provides a bounty of resources and study abroad information for parents. If you are a college student, this is also useful information to share with your family about the benefits and opportunities available to you through study abroad.
Since 1964, AIFS has operated with the vision to bring the world together on our mission to provide the highest quality educational and cultural exchange programs to enrich the lives of young people. AIFS parents enjoy peace of mind. We help students succeed with an international network of support and expertise from more than half a century of leadership in our field.
The AIFS website includes study abroad resources for parents with Quick Reference navigation for your convenience. This is where you’ll find an overview of study abroad benefits, information about student safety, an FAQ section, program fees and dates, testimonials and more. You can even download a free copy of the book, A Parent Guide to Study Abroad.
Students and parents appreciate our upfront price transparency. AIFS fees include tuition at the host university, housing, comprehensive insurance and 24/7 emergency support, cultural activities and excursions, on-site support and more. We do everything to keep our programs reasonably priced and minimize out-of-pocket costs. This way, students can focus on enjoying their studies and travel adventures for a robust study abroad experience.
If you are a parent with questions about study abroad opportunities for your college student, we are here to help. Please contact AIFS Abroad for personalized assistance.