EducationUSA advisers, regional coordinators, IIE staff, and U.S. State Department officials will welcome over 460 higher education representatives at the 3rd Annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, DC from June 27th – 29th, 2011.
Designed for international admission and enrollment management professionals at U.S. colleges and universities, the Forum offers practical information and strategies to help expand international student recruitment. Workshop sessions will be presented by EducationUSA experts from around the world, U.S. higher education representatives, and government officials who will offer unique and valuable information on a wide range of topics related to international student mobility to the United States. Attendees will discuss strategies for attracting international students to U.S. colleges and universities. Sessions will focus on traditional as well as virtual recruiting strategies; improving international student services on U.S. campuses; handling student visa issues; tapping foreign government scholarships; and partnering with EducationUSA advising centers around the world.
The Institute of International Education collaborates with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to promote access to U.S. higher education to global audiences through its support to the EducationUSA network.
Supported by the U.S. Department of State, EducationUSA advising centers located in most every country around the world provide international students with accurate, comprehensive and current information about study opportunities in the United States. EducationUSA advisers promote U.S. higher education to international students, guiding them through the process of choosing a school, preparing an application, financing study in the United States, and applying for visas. This year, EducationUSA regional coordinators and advisers from more than 40 countries will make presentations at the Forum.
For a list of all participants and additional information regarding the EducationUSA Forum, please visit the EducationUSA Forum website.
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) promotes mutual understanding between the United States and other countries through personal and professional ties between private citizens in the United States and abroad, as well as by presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences.
About the Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is a world leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. An independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1919, IIE has network of 18 offices worldwide and over 1,000 member institutions. IIE designs and implements programs of study and training for students, educators, young professionals and trainees from all sectors with funding from government agencies, foundations, and corporations. IIE also conducts policy research and program evaluations, and provides advising and counseling on international education and opportunities abroad.