New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad
, a new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE), presents findings from a 2-year analysis of key destinations and fields of study of U.S. students who choose to pursue degree programs abroad. The Survey on U.S. Students Enrolled Overseas in Degree-Seeking Programs was administered from May-April 2013 by IIE, the U.S. partner and Secretariat for Project Atlas®, a global network of 27 country and research partners collaborating on data collection and research in student mobility. Data on U.S. degree students was received for 14 countries from Project Atlas partners representing four world regions: Asia, Europe, Oceania, and North America. The countries that submitted data include the largest host of U.S. degree-seeking students, the United Kingdom, and a dozen other countries that host 100 or more U.S. degree-seeking students.
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U.S. Students in China: Meeting the Goals of the 100,000 Strong Initiative, a new report from IIE’s Center for Academic Mobility Research with support from the Ford Foundation, presents findings from a pilot study to capture the full breadth of U.S. student participation in education abroad activities in China. The study provides a baseline against which to assess progress of the 100,000 Strong Initiative and discusses the extent to which higher education institutions are able to measure and report the full range of education abroad activities undertaken by their students.
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U.S. Students in Overseas Degree Programs: Key Destinations and Fields of Study
, a new report made possible through the collaboration of 13 Project Atlas
partners including the Institute of International Education (IIE), presents findings from the first-ever survey on U.S. students pursuing full degrees abroad at the postsecondary level, their specific level of study, and their chosen field of study. The information on U.S. degree students pursuing degrees abroad complements data reported in Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange on U.S. students who receive academic credit for study abroad from institutions in the U.S., and helps to complete the picture of outbound postsecondary mobility in the United States.
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Over the last decade, the number of students studying outside of their home country grew at an unprecedented rate. While most of the traditional host countries are seeing the numbers of international students continue to rise, newly emerging hosts in the developing world have entered the compoetitive higher education market and are re-mapping the unidirectional flow of global talent. This book is a compilation of reports on student mobility trends and internationalization policies in six world regions. It includes the latest data on inbound and outbound students in 17 countries and highlights national and institutional strategies for internationalizing higher education.
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Project Atlas is a collaborative research and data-sharing initiative focused on collecting and disseminating accurate data on student mobility and examining the broader global implications of student migration.