Study abroad

The (Future) Faculty Life, Here and There

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Graduate students get broader insight into issues they might soon be facing in higher education in Virginia Tech's "Global Perspectives" study abroad course.

Getting Out of Georgia

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For small groups of American students and scholars in a country hit by war, evacuation replaces research and study.

Calculating Credits for Short-Term Study Abroad

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Shorter programs have grown in recent years, but there's a lack in consistency across home institutions as to their worth -- in the currency of credits, at least.

In Study Abroad, Dispute Over Roaming

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Students and parents sue cell phone provider popular among study abroad participants, alleging unfair billing practices.

Study Abroad Under an Embargo

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Provider settles with U.S. in a dispute over academic travel in Cuba. But because of stricter regulations (which this case predates), academic exchange remains limited.

Record Year* for Foreign Student Enrollment

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International numbers up 7 percent, but reported increase is fueled largely by big gains in non-degree and training programs, and more accurate counting. Study abroad keeps growing.

American College Programs in Mumbai Are Cautious and Relieved

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Though several colleges have programs in city hit by wave of attacks, they report no harm to students or employees. A former professor is among Americans killed.

Women Abroad and Men at Home

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Persistent gender gap in study abroad, even as total enrollments rise, puzzles many experts.

Standards for Short-Term Study Abroad

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Forum on Education Abroad offers more specific guidance for programs of short duration.

Students Help Students Study Abroad

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Monies for overseas education can be meager. At some colleges, student fees of $5 to $14 are providing a significant pool of aid.

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