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 aifsmedia@aifs.com 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, au pair placement, camp counselors and staff, gifted education, high school study/travel and insurance services. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students and teachers have participated in AIFS programs worldwide.

Press Releases

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

1/2013 – Press Release – AIFS
Fulbright Scholarships Available to Study at Globe Theater

4/2012 - Press Release - National Society for the Gifted & Talented (NSGT)
National Society for the Gifted and Talented to Offer Summer SAT Administration

4/2011 – Press Release – AIFS
A New Book Analyzes International Student Mobility Trends in Higher Education

2/2009 - Announcement - AIFS
AIFS Pays Tribute to Henry C. (Hank) Kahn, Former AIFS President

For additional information and/or images for editorial use, please contact Mike Liberty at aifsmedia@aifs.com.

News Articles

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

10/2011 – Article – AIFS
AIFS Named One of the Top Places to Work in Connecticut

9/2011 – Article – AIFS
CEO William Gertz Goes Back to a Simpler Era of Travel


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