ERIC Number: ED341352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Basic Facts on Study Abroad.
Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.; Institute of International Education, New York, NY.
This pamphlet provides information on college, graduate and secondary level study abroad. The first section discusses planning including consulting the study-abroad adviser, investigating options available, arranging for academic credit, evaluating language skills, choosing a location, checking laws and quotas that amy affect direct enrollment, making plans for the first term back from study abroad, and special considerations for the disabled. The second section examines the educational choices in detail: programs by colleges in the United States, programs for international students at a foreign university, enrolling directly in a foreign university, programs sponsored by other organizations, international colleges, internships, summer study, graduate study, and secondary school programs. A section on special options addresses work abroad, voluntary service projects, internships and trainee programs, management study abroad, medical study abroad and teaching abroad. The following section discusses financing including scholarships. The next section looks at travel and living arrangements from passports, visas, vaccinations, medical insurance to housing. The sixth section lists programs administered by the Council on International Educational Exchange and by the Institute of International Education. Two final sections list resources: addresses for more information and books. A checklist of things to do to plan the experience is included. (JB)
Descriptors: Credits, Disabilities, Employment, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Language Skills, Scholarships, Secondary Education, Study Abroad, Summer Programs, Transportation, Travel, Undergraduate Study
CIEE Publications Orders, 205 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.; Institute of International Education, New York, NY.