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A Global Movement

Initially launched in 2014 as a five-year initiative, IIE developed Generation Study Abroad to mobilize resources and commitments with the goal of increasing and diversifying the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade. Over 800 Commitment Partners worldwide pledged to expand study abroad opportunities and participation through their institution, school, organization, or government. By its final impact report in 2020, Generation Study Abroad had shown how collective, strategic, and collaborative action could significantly expand the reach of study abroad.

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