ERIC Number: ED331439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Academic Year Abroad, 1991-92: An IIE Guide to Study Abroad.
Steen, Sara J., Ed.; Battle, Ed, Ed.
This directory provides information on 1,800 postsecondary study programs that take place in countries other than the United States during the academic year, ranging in length from 1 week to 1 year. An introductory section describes the organization of the listings, which provide program sponsor and name, location, dates, fields of study offered, credits, eligibility, instruction highlights, costs, housing, deadline, and contact. A chapter on planning for study abroad discusses: researching the options (language proficiency, geographic location, the third world, disabled students, and adult learners); educational choices; finances; travel and living (laws and customs, accommodations, passports, visas, vaccinations, medical insurance, other health concerns, and transportation); and programs administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Program listings are arranged within the following regions: worldwide; Africa, South of the Sahara; Asia and Oceania; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; Middle East and North Africa; and the Western Hemisphere. An appendix provide statistics on study abroad and five indexes provide access by sponsoring institutions, consortia, fields of study, special options, and cost ranges. (LPT)
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Disabilities, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Programs, Program Descriptions, Student Costs, Study Abroad, Travel
Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017-3580 ($31.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.