ERIC Number: ED272076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Academic Year Abroad, 1986-87. The Learning Traveler, Volume 1. Fifteenth Edition.
Howard, Edrice, Ed.
A guide to over 1,140 study-abroad programs offered during the academic year and sponsored or co-sponsored by recognized U.S. colleges and universities is presented. Programs may focus on academic subjects and may include language study, independent study, or internships. An introductory section covers several topics, including language proficiency, types of study-abroad programs, finances, and travel and living abroad. Entries include the name and address of the sponsoring school or consortia and brief information on the following points: the countries or cities in which resident study takes place, dates and/or duration of the program and the deadline for application, courses of study, the academic level/class and any minimum age requirements, the number of undergraduate or graduate credits offered, eligibility requirements, the language of instruction, teaching methods, costs and type of financial aid available, housing, background information on the program, and whether students attend regular academic courses at a foreign institution or special courses for foreign students and/or courses arranged for the group and taught by U.S. and/or foreign faculty. Appended are an annotated bibliography, a list of consortia, and indexes of sponsoring organizations and fields of study. (SW)
Descriptors: College Programs, Consortia, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, International Educational Exchange, Program Descriptions, School Location, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad
Publications Service, Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Counselors
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
Note: For the 14th edition, see ED 262 701; for information on vacation study abroad, see HE 019 515.