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American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc.

American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc.

(203) 399-5000

American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc.

52 years in business

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905-1322

Fax Numbers
  • (203) 399-5590
  • (203) 399-5382
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (203) 399-5025
  • (203) 399-5192
  • (203) 399-5093
  • (203) 399-5182
Additional Email Addresses
  • paguirre@aifs.com
Additional Website Addresses
  • http://www.aifsabroad.com
  • http://www.aupairinamerica.com
  • http://www.aifspartnerships.com
  • http://campamerica.aifs.com
  • http://www.aifsfoundation.org
  • http://www.culturalinsurance.com
  • http://www.academicyear.org
BBB File Opened: 10/30/1991
Business Started: 01/01/1964
Business Incorporated: 10/01/1973 in DE
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Management
  • Principal: Mr. William Gertz, President CEO
  • Mr. Paul Watson, Director, College
  • Ms. Ruth Ferry, Director, Au Pair
  • Ms. Paulette Aguirre, Deputy Chief of Staff
  • Ms. Kim Fleming, VP of Marketing
Contact Information
  • Principal: Mr. William Gertz, President CEO
  • Mr. Paul Watson, Director, College
  • Ms. Ruth Ferry, Director, Au Pair
  • Ms. Paulette Aguirre, Deputy Chief of Staff
  • Ms. Kim Fleming, VP of Marketing
Business Category
  • Schools - Academic - Colleges & Universities
  • NAICS: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Alternate Business Names
  • Au Pair in America
  • Academic Year In America
  • Camp America
  • Summer Institute for the Gifted
  • AIFS College Programs
  • Cultural Insurance Services International

Number of Employees: 
160

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Overview

American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc. offers an educational/cultural exchange program.

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American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc.

American Institute For Foreign Study, Inc.

BBB ACCREDITED SINCE 10/25/1991

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