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Virtual Experiences: Semester Opportunities

IAU is pleased to announce its Virtual Experiences Program for the fall and spring semesters. These virtual programs will draw on IAU's expertise in experiential-based learning while taking advantage of our wide network of professional contacts in France, Spain, Morocco, the United Kingdom, as well as countries in Latin American and Asia. Students will choose from academic courses, global internships, consulting projects,  social impact practicums/experiential learning projects, and virtual courses to customize their virtual experience.

    

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ACADEMICS

As part of this experience, the following options are available: 

Students have the option to take either 3, 6, 9, 12 or 15 academic credits in this virtual program in one of the following combinations.  Please note that at least 3 credits of total enrollment must consist of a Virtual Internship, Consulting Project, or Social Impact Practicum.  

  • 3 unit Option: Internship, Consulting Project, Social Impact Practicum
  • 6 unit Option: Combination of Internship, Consulting Project, Social Impact Practicums, and Virtual Course
  • 9 unit Option: Combination of Internship, Consulting Project,  Social Impact Practicums, and Virtual Courses
  • 12 -15 unit Option: Combination of Internship, Consulting Project,  Social Impact Practicums, and Virtual Courses 

VIRTUAL PROGRAM DATES
Below are the program dates for IAU's Virtual Semester Experience.  It is important to note however, that while the Virtual Global Internships and Consulting Projects will take place within the timeframes listed below, the fixed date of the internship or consulting project is flexible and will be determined by IAU, the international organization, the student, and their home university.  
  • Fall 2021: September 27 - December 1
  • Spring 2022: January 24 - May 13

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Below are the deadlines for IAU's Virtual Semester Experience.  
  • Fall 2021: June 1
  • Spring 2022: October 1

FEES AND DEPOSIT
  • No application fee
  • Enrollment Deposit: $250 due after program admittance 
  • The cost of the virtual program will depend on the number of credits in which students are enrolled. Review the program fees here.

REFUND POLICY
The cost of the virtual program will depend on the number of credits in which students are enrolled. 
  • 15 days or more prior to program start date: full refund of all fees paid (including enrollment deposit)
  • Within 15 days of program start date: 75% of tuition will be refunded
  • As of program start date or after: no tuition refunds