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Open Doors 2016 Media Request Form

New Open Doors data is strictly embargoed until November 14, 2016, at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time.

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For members of the media only:

You are invited to register for the advance, EMBARGOED press call on November 4 to discuss the new Open Doors data on international educational exchange. You will be sent a dial in number the day before the call.

Press preview call: Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time 

By completing this form, you agree to not publish Open Doors 2016 data before the embargo is lifted on November 14th at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time. 

You may also use this form to request an advance press kit and/or an interview - you must include the name of the publication for which you will be writing.

IIE and the U.S. Department of State will hold a briefing and discussion with more than 200 people from the higher education policy and diplomatic communities in Washington DC to discuss the findings; please register below to attend. This event will mark the launch of International Education Week

Briefing and discussion: Monday, November 14, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 registration and coffee), at the National Press Club, Washington DC.

If you are not a member of the media, please RSVP for the briefing here.  The new data will be published on the Open Doors website on November 14.

Open Doors Media Request Form


Visit the Open Doors website for press releases, data tables, and regional, country and U.S. state sheets pertaining to global student mobility. This site will be updated with Open Doors 2016 data on November 14.

Visit IIE in the News for articles about Open Doors  and global student mobility in the New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, Guardian, Economic Times and more.

Open Doors Contacts

For information on the Open Doors surveys and research methodology and activities:

IIE Research
Tel: +1.212.984.5554

Media inquiries:

IIE Public Affairs
Sharon Witherell
Director, Public Affairs
Tel: +1.212.984.5380

Shana Childs
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: +1 212.984.5360

Contact ECA Press Office

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

ECA Website