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IIEPASSPORT STUDY ABROAD DIRECTORY A MESSAGE FROM ALLAN E. GOODMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO, IIE THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDY ABROAD The world today is a very different place than it was in 1919, when the Institute of International Education (IIE) was founded. With the rapid pace of globalization, it is more important than ever that all students have access to study abroad opportunities. Experiences afforded through study abroad provide American students with the skills needed to live in today’s increasingly interconnected world. The language and cultural skills they acquire along with their academic experience will have a profound effect on their lives and careers. To this end, it is vital that students have access to resources that encourage them to investigate global issues, learn different languages, and immerse themselves in diverse cultures around the world. IIE is working to increase the number and diversity of American students who go abroad and to encourage study in places of growing strategic importance. Opportunities like those offered by the Fulbright Program, Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, and the Gilman International Scholarship Program translate into life-changing experiences for tomorrow’s leaders. Such exchanges prepare students to be global citizens and increase mutual understanding between the United States and the other countries of the world. U.S. campuses also continue to expand their commitment to study abroad. The number of American students receiving credit for study abroad now exceeds 270,000 annually, according to the latest Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, published by IIE with support from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State. The IIEPassport print and online directories are the premier study abroad resources for students, advisers, and program providers, containing more than 9,500 study abroad programs worldwide. The Institute of International Education has produced the print edition of IIEPassport for nearly 60 years. The 2012 IIEPassport Study Abroad Directory includes content provided by the Forum on Education Abroad on making the most of your study abroad experience. Find more informative articles about study abroad, in addition to featured destinations and student profiles, on www.iiepassport.org. We hope this directory will provide students and advisers with a user-friendly resource to better assist them in their search for study abroad programs and scholarship opportunities that meet their specific needs. The Institute of International Education provides study abroad resources to students and campuses with the goal of helping all students have the opportunity to gain international experience. Allan E. Goodman President & CEO, Institute of International Education www.IIEPassport.org 7 http://www.iiepassport.org http://www.IIEPassport.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IIE Passport Directory 2012

A Message from Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO, IIE
How to Have a Successful Study Abroad Experience
Fast Facts from Open Doors
Funding Opportunities and Resources for Study Abroad
How to Use the IIEPassport Program Listings
Study Abroad Program Listings in Africa and the Middle East
Study Abroad Program Listings in the Americas
Study Abroad Program Listings in Asia and Oceania
Study Abroad Program Listings in Europe
Study Abroad Listings for Worldwide Programs
Sponsoring Institutions
Fields of Study
Special Options
Index of Advertisers

IIE Passport Directory 2012