Strengthening study abroad, intercultural exchange & global learning in Latin America & the Caribbean

AAPLAC Launches New Site

The Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean greets you with a new look, a new site and a growing set of resources, spotlights and features.  You will find news and interviews with many of the dynamic set of community-based NGOs,...

Special AAPLAC Invitation for Celebrating 100 Years of Freire

You are cordially invited by Professor Abel Ruben Hernández Ulloa, University of Guanajuato, and the other members of the AAPLAC Board to a dialogue on international student exchange and intercultural learning. There will be simultaneous interpretation during the event on Wednesday, October 27, and AAPLAC partners will be contributing from Cuba, Ecuador, different regions of Mexico and the United States.

AAPLAC 2022 Annual Conference

AAPLAC's 33rd Annual Conference will be a hybrid event in Tucson, Arizona, with a guest emphasis on Indigenous and Native Nation Initiatives, a variety of participant presentations and discussions on the conference themes, and a cultural excursion.

AAPLAC 2022 Call for Proposals

AAPLAC seeks papers for our 33rd Annual Conference to be held in a hybrid format February 16-19, 2022 at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Missed Our Prelude to Tucson?

If you missed our free, virtual AAPLAC 2021 Prelude to Tucson conference on February 18-19, catch the replay by visiting the Prelude program.


The Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) facilitates and strengthens study abroad, intercultural exchange and global learning among Latin American, Caribbean and US institutions of higher learning and organizations.

AAPLAC Annual Conference attendees examining a globe. Photo courtesy of Natalia Porto.

The wonderful thing about AAPLAC is that it is so inclusive. There is no “in” group—you feel welcome, with something important to say, right from the beginning.

Donna O'Connor
Rollins College

AAPLAC expone la idea fundamental de que pequeños cambios son parte del inicio de un cambio en educación para crear la conciencia de un ciudadano del mundo.

María del Refugio López Cruz
Universidad Veracruzana
Campus Xalapa

I was impressed with the caliber of presentations and thoroughly enjoyed the talkbacks after each session.

Allison Ulaky
Albright College

Calor humano y trabajo colaborativo.

Blanca Muñoz Riaño
Universidad Veracruzana
Campus Xalapa

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