Program Features

SAI coordinates all aspects of your enrollment from the start, with professional, friendly Admissions Counselors leading your way. Our comprehensive student services begin with pre-departure, and lead to our on-site orientation and advising throughout your experience abroad. On site SAI Program Coordinators regularly organize group cultural and social events and act as advisors, guides and emergency contacts; they are your link to the host school and to local life.

Program Includes:

  • Academic courses in English in all host cities, with host language options
  • US academic credit: 12 – 21 credits per semester;  3 – 12 credits per summer session
  • Student housing: carefully selected living accommodations in clean, pleasant city center apartments; home stays with some meals included available in some cities
  • Admission services: course enrollment through housing assignment from our U.S. office providing friendly, professional assistance
  • Online student groups to acquaint you with other SAI students participating in the program
  • A helpful student handbook delivered to you before departure
  • Support and assistance through the SAI online “live support/chat” feature
  • Student visa consulting
  • Optional student visa processing service


  • Airport pick-up and transportation on arrival days
  • Program Coordinators and Advisors on site dedicated to providing personal assistance throughout the term
  • Welcome reception and events
  • Welcome bag upon arrival containing items to kick-start students’ experience abroad
  • Health insurance: HTH student health insurance including medical coverage and medical emergency evacuation
  • Orientation: comprehensive introduction to your city and program
  • Cell phone: free incoming calls & texts Free of monthly fees
  • 24 hour emergency support telephone
  • Semester program inclusive 3 day excursion
  • Weekly cultural activities; a rich calendar of events
  • Farewell evening with all students
  • Paid registration fees for re-entry conferences
  • Alumni network
  • Ambassador Program with paid internship opportunities in California office