Study Abroad participant on the coast of Ireland

Have a success story or quick tips to get more students interested in education abroad? We’re looking to feature fresh content from Commitment Partners like you on IIE's Opening Minds blog! Be a guest contributor by demonstrating your commitment to Generation Study Abroad, sharing your best practices, or propose a challenge and solutions.  

Feature your best practices, tips or seek suggestions from your fellow commitment partners. Submit your 200-word pitch to on a study abroad-related topic or on one the following topics:  

  • Bridging the Skills Gap: How are you preparing students to articulate the skills they’ll develop before, during and after their study abroad semesters?  
  • Navigating a Changing World: How is your institution modernizing study abroad for the 21st century?  
  • What Works and What Doesn’t Work: Meeting Your Generation Study Abroad Commitment: Did your institution meet its Generation Study Abroad commitment? Tell us how and share tips for your peers.  

In your 200-word pitch, please include a title for the blog post, a description of the content, and the name and contact information of the author. Please plan to include some sort of multimedia (photos, videos, etc.) in your full blog post. Send all pitches to and we will follow-up with you.  

Your blog posts will come with cross-promotion through our Generation Study Abroad newsletter to higher education institutions, educational associations and other global professionals in the U.S. and abroad, as well as social media outreach to our followers across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn through Generation Study Abroad and IIEGlobal.