Studying abroad was the best experience of my life. Not only do you learn so much about yourself, but you get the opportunity to immerse yourself in an entirely different culture. I absolutely fell in love with everything about Australia.”
— –Mallory, Sydney Spring 2017


95% of our program participants would recommend their program to their friends.


Our Mission

Our mission is to develop students' global mindsets through immersive and experiential learning programs. By cultivating intercultural communication through international perspectives students are able to apply a unique and transferable skillset to the workplace. 


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Katy Kelly has been the Assistant Director of Annenberg International Programs since 2016. In her current role, she manages all of the school’s short-term and semester-long overseas  programming. 

Prior  to  joining USC Annenberg, she worked in the non-profit sector focusing on international development and international education. Katy received a BA in International Relations and French from DePaul University in Chicago and a Master’s degree in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California. She is committed to cultivating mutual  understanding  through  travel  and  by  encouraging students to become more globally-minded.



Annelise joined  AIP  as  the  Study  Abroad  Advisor in January 2018. She facilitates the student-centric aspect of the International Programs in tandem with the logistics and development. Annelise has an M.A. International Education Management and experience in both living and  working abroad. Her professional background includes international education and international business.

She intends to leave her mark at Annenberg by developing international opportunities that foster diversity and inclusion while pushing students to become responsible global citizens.