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Europe’s Powerhaus

Daniel Ward thinks a German immersion program makes more than economic sense More people speak German as their mother tongue than any other language in Europe. Germany alone has 83 million inhabitants and German is...
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Guatemala

Daniel Ward is struck by the natural beauty and Mayan culture of the country of Eternal Spring Guatemala, located just south of Mexico in Central America, offers a unique blend of manmade and natural wonders....

Obama & Peña Nieto Agree to Boost Student Exchange

Building on the recently announced 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative, Mexico’s President Peña Nieto and U.S. President Obama agreed to boost student exchange between the two countries during last week’s trilateral conference with...

Student Feedback on Travel in Germany

“I loved my time in Germany and will always look back at it with fond memories. I studied abroad at the Goethe Institut Mannheim and Universitaet Stuttgart for my Junior year as a DAAD...
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Carnaval of Culture

As Brazil flourishes, it becomes an even more attractive Portuguese immersion destination Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition...
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Costa Rica Tuanis

Franny Brogan on the pura vida of Costa Rica Because of the diversity of experiences it offers, Costa Rica is a sort of utopia for the outdoor enthusiast. Within the small country, travel from San...
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Grants to Encourage Study Abroad in the Americas

100,000 Strong in the Americas has announced that its Competition 6, the second funded with support from Santander Bank, will open January 15, 2015 and close March 6, 2015. Competition 6 is open to Higher Education...
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Spanish Fiesta

Salamanca may be famous for its tradition of educational excellence as well as the fun-filled fiestas that ignite the city in February Salamanca is renowned for its university, which was granted a royal charter...
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Celebrate Spain’s Cultural Diversity

There’s never been a better time to take that much-anticipated study trip to Spain The economy is on the rebound, so there’s optimism but prices are still relatively low. And a positive aspect of the...
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U.S. Senate Moves to Promote Study Abroad

Senators Say Study Abroad Prepares U.S. Students to Compete Globally U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., have re-introduced legislation that creates a competitive grant program for colleges and universities to expand study...
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