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Corporate Affiliations

ACIS® was established in 1978 in Boston. Worldwide offices are located in Atlanta, Chicago, London, Paris and Sacramento, with affiliated offices in Athens, Cairo, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Madrid, Nairobi, Rome, San Jose and Sydney.

aifs_logoIn 1987, ACIS® became the educational travel division of AIFS, Inc. and an affiliate of the American Institute for Foreign Study. This merger has helped make ACIS® the strongest, most dynamic and most broadly based educational travel organization in the USA. Founded in 1964, AIFS is a leading worldwide sponsor of educational programs abroad. 800,000 people have participated in AIFS programs over the past three decades. Other members of the AIFS group are:

AIFS College Division which arranges semester and summer school courses for college students throughout Europe, Asia and South America. One of these campus locations is Richmond College in London.

Richmond, The American International University in London founded by AIFS in 1972, is an independent, not-for-profit, coeducational, international, liberal arts and professional studies university and is the first university in the world where all undergraduate degrees received dual validation and one of only two such institutions world-wide.

Academic Year in America the hosting organization which arranges for 1500 students from all over the world to live with American families and attend high school each year.

Au Pair in America the international exchange program which provides child care for American families.

CampAmerica the camp counselor program which arranges for international students to serve as counselors in American camps.

Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) specialize in customized insurance for international educational/cultural programs, study-abroad students, and international students and scholars.