our purpose + goals
ISA Custom Programs administers faculty-led and partnership programs in many academic fields. Our staff will work with you to design a program that complements your academic objectives and facilitates a culturally engaging experience for students. We help you handle all pre-departure and on-site arrangements, enabling you to focus on teaching.
The goal of ISA Custom Programs is to design, implement, and support study abroad programs based on your university’s curricular objectives. CP offers programs during:
Spring Break // Maymester // Summer // Semester // J-Term // Academic year
By utilizing ISA’s existing infrastructure, U.S. universities have the flexibility to expand their program offerings while maintaining full oversight of curriculum.
For over twenty-five years, International Studies Abroad [ISA] has helped students explore and learn about their world. ISA currently offers study abroad programs in 40+ cities across 22 countries: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, England, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, and Spain.
ISA's mission is to provide high quality education abroad opportunities to American college students at an affordable price. We recognize that we play an important role in the worldwide effort of international educators to increase individuals' awareness of cultures and societies outside of their own national boundaries. Our programs are designed to maximize our participants' learning abroad, and we strive to provide all of our students with support and expert guidance before, during and after their time abroad.
ISA is a Global Partner of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and supports NAFSA's efforts to advance international education and exchange. ISA is a member of the Forum on Education Abroad, and has been recognized and certified by the Quality Improvement Program [QUIP] .
In 1998 ISA administered our first custom program. Since then, a full-time staff of three in ISA Custom Programs has grown to eight and we have collaborated with more than 85 U.S. universities to successfully develop and administer more than 300 faculty-led programs.