About Abroad101


Abroad101's mission is to promote global citizenship by fostering the most meaningful study abroad experience for all students through technology innovation in international education.

Our Story

Abroad101 is the first and largest study abroad review website. Abroad101’s mission is to promote global citizenship by fostering the most meaningful study abroad experience for all students through technology innovation. Abroad101 empowers universities with its free market-leading online evaluation tool and provides an advertising and student recruitment platform to global program providers through its website StudyAbroad101.com and back-end subscriber tools.

Founded in 2007 by longtime friends Mark Lurie, Adam Miller, and Mike Stone, Abroad101 grew from one partnership at Tufts University in 2007 to more than 215 college partnerships today.  Along the way Abroad101 received a number of recognitions for its innovation and vision including being a 2010 winner of the MassChallenge Global Startup Competition.

In late 2013 the company was acquired http://blog.studyabroad101.com/2013/12/abroad101-acquired-by-ledra-capital-and-education-entrepreneur-mark-shay by Ledra Capital and education entrepreneur Mark Shay , a team with deep expertise in international higher education and technology.

In 2019, Philippos Kollitsis was appointed the new General Manager of Abroad101, with a mandate to lead the next chapter of Abroad101's development.

What We Do

Abroad101 provides the leading software-as-a-service study abroad program evaluation tool to over 200 universities, helping schools automatically collect and share program information with students, create reports, and compare their data to other institutions.

Abroad101.com contains a directory of study abroad programs, offering students and administrators access to evaluation data collected directly from students. Study abroad program providers can use Abroad101 to manage their program listings and reach prospective students.

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