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Program Types


The study abroad program type will assist in what to expect on your program when you are abroad. You can find the program type on each brochure page Fact Sheet:

Structured 
  • Your program has a set academic curriculum with only AU students or students from other U.S. institutions – not local students
  • Internship and/or excursions are offered or required
  • There is a high level of program support 

Direct Enrollment
  • You will be integrated into the university as an international student taking classes as a local
  • The ideal student is flexible and adaptable, regularly using problem-solving skills and is prepared for a high level of independence  

Hybrid
  • Contains elements of Structured and Direct Enrollment characteristics
  • Classes with local students and AU or U.S. students
  • Activities or excursions included