Study abroad

At Generation Study Abroad summit, discussions focus on how to double U.S. study abroad participation

At the Generation Study Abroad summit, a shared goal is to increase -- and diversify -- the pool of American students going overseas.

At international education conference, panelists focus on diversifying study abroad participation

At international education meeting, speakers discuss ways to attract nonwhite and low-income students.

Foreign enrollments booming, Australia sees competitive edge

Number of enrolled international students rises 10 percent, and government officials say policy changes position the country well against competitors in Europe and North America.

At international education conference, speakers ask whether expectations for study abroad are high enough

At a conference for international education administrators, sessions focus on whether universities are setting high enough expectations for students when they study abroad. 

U.S.-Cuba announcement will have implications for higher ed


Obama's announcement on resumption of diplomatic relations also broadens the kinds of educational travel that may now be possible.

Higher ed groups caution court decision could discourage study abroad

Several higher education organizations say a court decision in a negligence case stemming from a prep school study abroad case places too heavy a burden on schools and colleges to account for risks.

Universities with study abroad programs in Israel weigh the risks

With conflict in Gaza ongoing, some universities with study abroad programs in Israel suspend programs while others stay the course.

Study Abroad Programs Evacuate from Ukraine

Two study abroad programs evacuate amid intensifying tensions in the Crimea.

New initiative aims to double the number of Americans studying abroad

More than 150 universities sign on to initiative to double the number of Americans who study abroad. The main barriers involve cost, curriculum and culture.

Universities create programs so STEM majors earn 2nd degree in a foreign language

At gathering of senior international educators, presenters discuss programs in which students double-major in STEM fields and a foreign language.


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