What’s Included

SAI offers educational and cultural experiences abroad at a variety of academic and professional levels. SAI programs pair academic excellence with a commitment to cultural and community integration, offering an immersive abroad experience.

We provide Signature Services and Select Services models to reflect the different needs of our students. Following is a list of the programs that offer each service model, followed by details about what services are included in each. Please note that these inclusions are general; see each specific program for information on exactly what services are included.

SAI Signature Services Programs

Undergraduate academic year, semester, quarter, summer, intersession, and weekly/monthly
High school summer awarding college credit
Gap programs awarding college credit
Career programs awarding college credit
Graduate-level semester and summer awarding graduate credit

SAI Select Services Programs

Professional certificate programs
Career programs awarding college credit
Master’s degrees abroad

  • Program tuition and U.S. academic credit
  • Accommodation in carefully selected student housing
  • Airport pickup and transportation on arrival day
  • Welcome reception and events
  • SAI orientation to the host city and school
  • SAI staff on-site dedicated to providing personal assistance
  • Student health insurance providing full coverage and medical emergency evacuation
  • Access to and assistance with international cell phone plans
  • SAI weekend excursion for semester / quarter students
  • Frequent SAI cultural activities and day trips
  • 24-hour on-site emergency support
  • Farewell event with all students

 Pre-departure and Re-entry services

  • US-based admissions counselor assigned to you, providing friendly, professional assistance
  • Helpful pre-departure tools and resources
  • Online student groups to acquaint you with other SAI students
  • Assistance with student visa application
  • Assistance with financial aid processing
  • Need-based SAI scholarships
  • Paid registration fees for national re-entry conferences
  • SAI Ambassador Program for SAI alumni, with paid internship opportunities
  • SAI alumni network
  • Program tuition
  • Student health insurance providing full coverage and medical emergency evacuation
  • SAI orientation to the host city and school
  • SAI staff on-site providing assistance as needed and 24-hour emergency support

Pre-departure and Re-entry services

  • US-based admissions counselor assigned to you, providing friendly, professional assistance
  • Helpful pre-departure tools and resources
  • Assistance with student visa application
  • Assistance with financial aid processing
  • Paid registration fees for national re-entry conferences
  • SAI alumni network

About SAI

SAI is dedicated to providing academic and cultural learning experiences abroad that enhance global awareness, professional development and social responsibility. We concentrate our programs in Europe, with a focus on in-depth learning of individual European countries and their unique global role in the geopolitical economy, humanities, and in the arts.