IAPP China

China IAPP


About IAPP China 

"Internationalization is now part of our University strategic plan."
-Jacksonville State University





According to Open Doors, China continues to rank number one in sending student to the U.S. and is in the top 10 countries for receiving U.S. students. In 2009, President Obama launched the 100,000 Strong Initiative, a public-private challenge to see 100,000 Americans study in China over the next four years, marking the importance of U.S.-China relations and the critical role that education can play in this dialogue. In this context, U.S.-China institutional partnerships have played a major role in increasing student and scholar flow, and have added to the academic and cultural enrichment of higher education institutions in both countries. The 2011 IAPP China program engaged 10 institutions in developing a comprehensive partnership strategy, and included a study tour to Bejing, Wuhan, and Chongqing. IAPP China is not offered in the current IAPP cycle.

China Resources

Services and Resources for Building Partnerships with China

A compilation of IIE's services and resources for building partnerships with China.

Download "Services and Resources for Building Partnerships with China" (683 KB, PDF)

U.S.- China Educational Exchange: Perspectives on a Growing Partnership

Published in October 2008, this first report in a series of Global Education Research Reports, sponsored by the AIFS Foundation and IIE, focuses on educational exchange between the United States and China from multiple perspectives. It seeks to expand the range of information on U.S.-China academic exchange available to study abroad policymakers and practitioners.

 Learn more about the "U.S.- China Educational Exchange" book

Heiskell Awards: International Exchange Partnerships

In 2001, IIE created the Heiskell awards to promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives that are being conducted in international higher education by IIENetwork member universities and colleges. IIE's Heiskell Awards showcase the most innovative and successful models for internationalization of campuses, study abroad, and international partnership programs in practice today. Although past winners in the Partnership category did not necessarily focus on China, these programs serve as excellent models and may be adapted to your institution's needs.

View past winners in the partnership category

Open Doors Fact Sheet: China

Open Doors, supported by a grant from the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.

View China Fact Sheet (79 KB, PDF)

IIEPassport and IIEPassport.org

IIEPassport Study Abroad in China, a special edition in IIE's long-standing series of IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories, includes 350 programs open to U.S. graduate and undergraduate students offered by the U.S. and Chinese governments, third party providers, private foundations and U.S. higher education institutions. Produced in partnership with Lonely Planet

Learn more about IIEPassport Study Abroad in China

IIE's IIEPassport study abroad books and the IIEPassport online database have represented the industry standard for more sixty years, helping thousands of students identify and select study abroad programs. The IIEPassport directories feature over 9,500 programs offered by U.S. and foreign universities and providers, making them the most comprehensive resource to planning study abroad for students, parents and advisers. For a listing of current study abroad opportunities in China, visit IIEPassport.org

IAPP 2011 Participating Institutions

Greenville Technical College
Jacksonville State University
Lake Washington Technical College
Marymount Manhattan College
Saginaw Valley State University
Southern Methodist University
State University of New York at Fredonia
The College of New Jersey
University of Southern Indiana
Utah Valley University

Read the press release regarding the 2011 IAPP China Study Tour

Advisory Board Members

Pamela Cranston

Vice Provost for International Programs
Johns Hopkins University

Stephen Dunnett

Professor & Vice Provost for International Programs
State University of New York at Buffalo

Arlene Jackson

Director of International Education
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Madelyn Ross

Director, China Initiatives
George Mason University

Yenbo Wu

Associate Vice President
Division of International Education
San Francisco State University

Susan Buck Sutton

Senior Advisor for International Initiatives
Bryn Mawr College

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