AMERICAN ABROAD CONFERENCE 2018 – CAMPUS INTERNATIONALIZATION
AMERICAN ABROAD CONFERENCE 2018
To prepare for the continually rising need for an internationally competence workforce, campus internationalization has been a leading educational leading trend..
According to the most recent Open Door Report by the IIE, U.S education keeps growing globally with 1,078,822 international students from more than 220 countries and territories and 325,399 U.S students studying abroad, increasing 3.8% compared to the previous year. Contributing to these telling numbers, Vietnam ranks 6th in the number of international students (22.438); ranks 2nd as a study abroad destination in SEA for U.S students (1.012). The numbers reflect the development in a growing educational relationship between the two countries.
Through programs such as Fulbright, CLS, ISEP, IIE Passport, the U.S has been encouraging its people to enhance internationally practical experiences and understanding. On the other hand, in an effort to promote Vietnam’s education to the world, Vietnam is trying to attract more foreign students with increased number of program in English and more than 480 joint programs with globally recognized universities.
Regarding these promising collaboration potentials between the U.S and Vietnam, the U.S Consulate Ho Chi Minh City and Student Exchange Vietnam cohost the American Abroad Conference 2018 as a space to connect educational institutes from the two countries and facilitate the discussion about the inevitable process of campus internationalization in Vietnam. We cordially invite scholars, educators to share about your experience in student exchange, joint programs and other campus internationalization activities.
Time: 8:30 – 16:30, 16/01/2018
Venue: American Centre – 8F, Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan, Ben Nghe, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Free Registration by January 10th, 2018.
Vietnamese institutions: http://bit.ly/AmericanAbroad2018
U.S institutions: http://bit.ly/AmericanAbroad2018_en
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