The first annual Institute of International Education Summit on Generation Study Abroad brings together more than 600 partners with the goal of doubling the number of students who study abroad by 2020. Noodle Expert Jessie Voigts reports on what to expect from the convening of education leaders, business representatives, politicians, and journalists to discuss the future of international education.
Reasons to Study Abroad
Study abroad is a short-term education experience wherein a student travels to a different country to pursue a field of study for academic credit. There are many reasons to study abroad. This topic will address both the benefits and potential risks of choosing to study abroad, including: immersion in a foreign culture, improved language skills, access to new and specialized academic experiences, opportunities for international travel, and more.