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API Program Accreditations

All of API’s international academic partners are accredited by the ministry of education (or equivalent body) in their host country, or are accredited by a U.S. school of record. In addition to these qualifications, many API international academic partners carry prestigious U.S. and international accreditations and designations. A list of these special accreditations is featured below.

AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Australia – Brisbane/Gold Coast – Griffith University; Sydney – Macquarie University
  • Chile – Viña del Mar – Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • England – Leeds – University of Leeds
  • France – Grenoble – Grenoble École de Management
  • Ireland – Dublin – University College Dublin
  • New Zealand – Auckland – AUT University; Dunedin – University of Otago; Wellington – Victoria University of Wellington
  • Portugal – ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon
  • Scotland – Edinburgh – University of Edinburgh
  • Spain – Barcelona – Esade Business School; Madrid – Suffolk University
  • UAE – Sharjah – American University of Sharjah

ABET – Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

  • Ireland – Dublin – University College Dublin
  • UAE – Sharjah – American University of Sharjah

AMBA – Association of MBAs

  • Argentina – Buenos Aires – Universidad Torcuato di Tella
  • France – Grenoble – Grenoble École de Management
  • Portugal – ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon
  • Spain – Barcelona – ESADE Business School

EQUIS – The European Foundation for Management Development, Quality Improvement System

  • England – Leeds – University of Leeds
  • France – Grenoble – Grenoble École de Management
  • Ireland – Dublin – University College Dublin
  • Spain – Barcelona – ESADE Business School

EPAS – The European Foundation for Management Development

  • Hungary – Budapest – Corvinus University

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

  • API International Internships (Auckland, Barcelona, Brisbane, Bristol, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Edinburgh, Gold Coast, London, Melbourne, Santiago, Seville, Shanghai, Sydney, Wellington) – transcripts provided by school of record, Siena College
  • France – Paris – Parsons Paris
  • Italy – Florence, Rome, Taormina, Tuscania – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute,
  • Italy – Taormina – Babilonia – Center for Italian Language and Culture, programs accredited by Marist College
  • Italy – Rome – John Cabot University
  • UAE – Sharjah – American University of Sharjah

NAAB – National Architectural Accrediting Board

  • UAE – Sharjah – American University of Sharjah

NASAD – National Association of the Schools of Art and Design

  • France – Paris – Parsons Paris

NEASC – New England Association of Schools and Colleges

  • Costa Rica – San Joaquín de Flores – Instituto San Joaquín de Flores / Fairfield University
  • Spain – Madrid – Suffolk University

QUIP – Forum on Education Abroad

  • Germany – FU-BEST (Berlin European Studies Program) and FUBiS (International Summer and Winter University) at Freie Universität Berlin
  • Ireland – University of Limerick
  • Spain – Universitat Pompeu Fabra