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Study Abroad Resources

IIE’s Generation Study Abroad Resource Hub

IIE has been supporting study abroad for over 100 years and striving to increase and diversify participation through Generation Study Abroad. IIE is committed to advancing study abroad in a way that is responsive to a changing environment, leveraging our global network, philanthropic efforts, and data-driven learning to support study abroad and international education. Through this Generation Study Abroad resource hub – a collection of IIE's study abroad resources for students, parents, and international education professionals— is available to support continued efforts to increase and diversify study abroad participation. 

Resources for Students        Resources for Parents

 Resources for Educators


Supporting First-Generation Students to Study Abroad

IIE's latest research publication, Supporting First-Generation Students to Study Abroad, is now available for viewing and download. This paper describes the landscape of study abroad programming designed for first-generation college students. It will then provide an overview of considerations for access to study abroad specific to first-generation students and relevant outcomes. Finally, it will present promising practices and examples from U.S. higher education institutions and study abroad programs to enhance pathways to access study abroad opportunities for first-generation students. 

The list of resources for students, parents, and professionals that accompanied an IIENetwork Research Roundtable webinar discussion on this publication can be found here.