Tag: abroad

Sharing Study Abroad

The recent college admissions scandal has focused much of the nation on the competition for places at top U.S. universities, and the extreme measures that seemingly rational people will take to secure an advantage for their children have shocked many of us. However, in some parts of the world, the revelations are...

Study Abroad Campaign for K-12 Teachers

Today, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is officially launching a new campaign to recruit 1,000 K-12 teachers to join Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative to double the number of U.S. college students studying abroad.Read more and take the pledge!

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 Institutions in all countries in the Western Hemisphere without any thematic restrictions. The last competition (#5: Promoting Study Abroad Focusing on Health and Nutrition) awarded eight...

Grants to Encourage Study Abroad in the Americas

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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 Institutions in all countries in the Western Hemisphere without any thematic restrictions.The last competition (#5: Promoting Study Abroad Focusing on Health and Nutrition) awarded eight...

Academic Experiences Abroad

AEA’s Spanish immersion programs bring students to Spanish-speaking communities in Latin America — such as Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. There, students not only study with local teachers, but also immediately put their skills to use while visiting the sites, exploring the markets, and experiencing the local cuisine and culture. All AEA programs are customized to specific requests and...

Spanish Abroad

Spanish Abroad has offered summer Spanish camps in Latin America and Spain for nearly two decades. During this time, different program options through partner language schools have been refined to include intensive language-immersion courses, fun activities, and housing options that meet the needs of children and families when parents come along to learn Spanish. The summer camp in Tamarindo,...

Study Abroad at All-Time High

The number of international students at colleges and universities in the U.S. increased by 7% to a record high of 819,644 students in the 2012/13 academic year, while U.S. students studying abroad increased by 3% to an all-time high of more than 283,000, according to the 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today.In 2012/13, 55,000 more...

Your Country Needs You to Study Abroad

Making the case for study abroad immersion learningJust in case you still need to convince someone (a parent?) of the benefits of studying abroad, here are the 13 reasons that none other than the U.S. Senate believes that support of study abroad programs is important and necessary on a national level: 1. Ensuring that the citizens of the U.S. are...

Survey Shows Study Abroad Increasing Again

A new survey by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Forum on Education Abroad has found that study abroad by U.S. college students was on the rise in 2009/10, after experiencing a slight downturn the previous year. After reporting decades of steady growth, reaching a high of 262,416 students studying abroad on official programs in 2007/08, IIE’s...