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Did You Know...
  • International Education Week (IEW)
    is a joint initiative of the U.S.
    Departments of State and Education
    that provides an opportunity to celebrate
    the benefits of international education
    and exchange worldwide.

  • IEW was first held in 2000 and today, is
    celebrated in more than 100 countries
    worldwide.

  • According to Open Doors, 313,415
    U.S. students studied abroad in
    2014/15.

  • International education isn't just U.S
    students studying abroad - it's also 
    incoming international students.  The
    U.S. hosted 1,043,839 international students.
  • Skidmore College is ranked 6th in the
    U.S. in the list of Top 40 Baccalaureate
    Institutions (Carnegie Type) by Total
    Number of Students Studying Abroad.

  • International education prepares U.S.
    citizens to live, work, and compete
    in the global economy.

  • International education is also a
    vital service industry, contributing
    more than $35.8 billion to the U.S.
    economy.

IEW

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that endeavors to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. It is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

OCSE and other campus groups host several events during this important week to promote international education.  Check out our schedule of events for 2017 (and check back often for updates)!

Monday, November 13th 

Tuesday, November 14th

Wednesday, November 15th 

Thursday, November 16th 

Friday, November 17th

 
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