Publications

Advising International Students in an Age of Anxiety

This White Paper from the Institute of International Education (IIE) shares initial information on steps taken by U.S. campuses and higher education associations in support of students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) currently enrolled or hoping to study in the United States.

Preparing to Study in the USA

$20.00 for 20 copies, or $4.95 each. This guide prepares students planning to attend a U.S. college or university to succeed in and fully embrace the U.S. education system.

Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher Education

Yielding the first findings from our 10-year impact study of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP), Social Justice and Sustainable Change shows that funding the post-graduate academic pursuits of emerging social justice leaders from marginalized groups leads to significant, measurable benefits for communities and organizations in their countries and throughout the world.

Social Justice Leaders in Action: IFP Impacts in Asia

The second report from our 10-year impact study of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP), Social Justice Leaders in Action provides an in-depth look at the lives and careers of IFP alumni in three Asian countries detailing the different pathways alumni have taken and the ways they have leveraged their skills and networks to affect change.

A Parent Guide to Study Abroad

Critical information parents need to inform themselves and to support their high school or college student as he or she navigates the study abroad experience

Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? (2015)

Ninth in the Global Education Research Reports series, published by IIE and the AIFS Foundation, Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? critically examines the local and global trends driving higher education policies in Asia and their impact on the local and regional knowledge economies.

Beyond Borders: Measuring Academic Mobility between the United States and Mexico

Mexico’s Patlani project and the U.S.-based Open Doors®, conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with the support of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, together provide a thorough representation of the majority of the academic mobility that occurs between the two counties.

Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program in the United States (2012)

In July 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the creation of a new scholarship program known as Ciência sem Fronteiras, a multiyear initiative to send 75,000 fully funded Brazilian students abroad for training in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with an additional 25,000 scholarships expected to be funded by the private sector.

Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program in the United States (2013)

In July 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the creation of a new scholarship program known as Ciência sem Fronteiras, a multiyear initiative to send 75,000 fully funded Brazilian students abroad for training in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with an additional 25,000 scholarships expected to be funded by the private sector.

IIE Briefing Paper: Study Abroad in Thailand

U.S. Study Abroad in Thailand highlights the current landscape and opportunities for expanding U.S. study abroad in Thailand, and addresses diverse concepts, models and approaches for study abroad, as well as the challenges of increasing the number of U.S. students who choose to study abroad in Thailand.

Building Sustainable U.S.-Ethiopian University Partnerships

This IIE White Paper serves as a useful follow-up to the December 2010 “Building Sustainable U.S.-Ethiopian University Partnerships” conference in Addis Ababa, which brought together higher education administrators and faculty from the U.S. and Ethiopia to consider the mutual interests that tertiary institutions in both countries have in forming greater linkages.

Educational Exchange between the United States and China

This IIE Briefing Paper examines the current state of U.S.-China educational exchange and presents the variety of study abroad program offerings and existing funding opportunities for American students wishing to study or conduct research in China.

Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to India

The Institute of International Education (IIE), with the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), launched an initiative to expand the capacity of key nontraditional destination countries to host a larger number of U.S. study abroad students.

Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia

Over the past twenty years, the number of U.S. students studying abroad has more than tripled as higher education institutions, students, and parents have recognized the unique and critical knowledge and perspectives that are gained through living and learning in international contexts.

Increasing Diversity in International Careers

This study, which was conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and published by the World Bank's Office of Diversity Programs, draws findings to shed light on the barriers facing U.S. minority students entering the field of international affairs and international development.

International Education as an Institutional Priority

To remain competitive, our nation’s higher education must keep pace with the rapid globalization of our society over the last few decades, made possible by ever more rapid flows of ideas, technology, people, and information.

International Students in the United States

In conjunction with the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) , IIE coordinated this survey among international students in the U.S. on their attitudes towards higher education in the U.S., and their motivations in choosing a college or university in the U.S.

Japan-US Women Leaders Dialogue:Community Development and the Role of Women

In order to stimulate greater dialogue among women in United States and Japan, the Institute of International Education initiated the Japan-U.S. Women Leaders Dialogue in cooperation with the Japan Center for International Exchange and with support from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

Joint and Double Degree Programs

This report, published in November 2009 by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Freie Universität Berlin, features articles and insights from higher education administrators and practitioners on both sides of the Atlantic who are seeking to equip their students with the international experience, perspective and skills to succeed in today’s global economy.

Joint and Double Degree Programs in the Global Context

Joint and Double Degree Programs in the Global Context assesses the current landscape of joint and double degree programs and identifies the challenges, opportunities, motivations, and impact of developing such programs.

Classifying Higher Education Institution in MENA Region

While the number of global and country-level ranking and classification systems continues to expand, a regional classification and assessment of higher education institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has not been developed.

Models for U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia

Models for U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia presents best practices for U.S. practitioners developing sustainable study abroad programs to Indonesia and is the culmination of the U.S.-Indonesia Partnership Program for Study Abroad Capacity (USIPP), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad

New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad, a new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE), presents findings from a 2-year analysis of key destinations and fields of study of U.S. students who choose to pursue degree programs abroad.

Brazil-U.S. International Educational Exchange

Patricia Chow, Senior Program Officer for Research and Evaluation at the Institute of International Education, presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Forum of the Brazilian Universities Accessories to International Matters (FAUBAI), held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from April 14 to 17, 2010.

RISE Program Evaluation Report

This report is the result of a six-month evaluation conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on behalf of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for its Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program.

Valuing Study Abroad

Valuing Study Abroad: The Global Mandate for Higher Education presents the remarks that Scott Freidheim, the Chief Executive Officer, Europe, for Investcorp International, and member of IIE’s Board of Trustees, hosted at the British Academy’s International Conference in London in March 2012.

Women on the Move: The Gender Dimensions of Academic Mobility

Women’s enrollment in higher education globally has grown almost twice as fast as the rate of male enrollment in the past four decades, primarily due to increased equity and access, enhanced income potential, and the internationally-recognized imperative to narrow the gender gap at all levels of education.

Does Women’s Political Presence Matter? (2017)

The 2013 Research and Innovation Grants Annual Program Statement (APS) funded innovative research to enhance both a deep theoretical and an applied understanding of dynamics within the DRG sector. Eight research teams led by Arizona State University; the College of William and Mary; Georgia State University; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Denver; the University of Michigan; the University of Notre Dame; and Williams College conducted cutting-edge research in diverse fields in the DRG sector, including human rights, electoral integrity, community governance, and transitional justice, among others.

Can Indigenous Associations Foster Trust, Tolerance, and Public Goods? (2017)

The 2013 Research and Innovation Grants Annual Program Statement (APS) funded innovative research to enhance both a deep theoretical and an applied understanding of dynamics within the DRG sector. Eight research teams led by Arizona State University; the College of William and Mary; Georgia State University; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Denver; the University of Michigan; the University of Notre Dame; and Williams College conducted cutting-edge research in diverse fields in the DRG sector, including human rights, electoral integrity, community governance, and transitional justice, among others.

Advising International Students in an Age of Anxiety

This White Paper from the Institute of International Education (IIE) shares initial information on steps taken by U.S. campuses and higher education associations in support of students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) currently enrolled or hoping to study in the United States.

Preparing to Study in the USA

$20.00 for 20 copies, or $4.95 each. This guide prepares students planning to attend a U.S. college or university to succeed in and fully embrace the U.S. education system.

Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher Education

Yielding the first findings from our 10-year impact study of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP), Social Justice and Sustainable Change shows that funding the post-graduate academic pursuits of emerging social justice leaders from marginalized groups leads to significant, measurable benefits for communities and organizations in their countries and throughout the world.

Social Justice Leaders in Action: IFP Impacts in Asia

The second report from our 10-year impact study of the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP), Social Justice Leaders in Action provides an in-depth look at the lives and careers of IFP alumni in three Asian countries detailing the different pathways alumni have taken and the ways they have leveraged their skills and networks to affect change.

A Parent Guide to Study Abroad

Critical information parents need to inform themselves and to support their high school or college student as he or she navigates the study abroad experience

Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? (2015)

Ninth in the Global Education Research Reports series, published by IIE and the AIFS Foundation, Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? critically examines the local and global trends driving higher education policies in Asia and their impact on the local and regional knowledge economies.

Beyond Borders: Measuring Academic Mobility between the United States and Mexico

Mexico’s Patlani project and the U.S.-based Open Doors®, conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with the support of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, together provide a thorough representation of the majority of the academic mobility that occurs between the two counties.

Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program in the United States (2012)

In July 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the creation of a new scholarship program known as Ciência sem Fronteiras, a multiyear initiative to send 75,000 fully funded Brazilian students abroad for training in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with an additional 25,000 scholarships expected to be funded by the private sector.

Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program in the United States (2013)

In July 2011, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the creation of a new scholarship program known as Ciência sem Fronteiras, a multiyear initiative to send 75,000 fully funded Brazilian students abroad for training in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with an additional 25,000 scholarships expected to be funded by the private sector.

IIE Briefing Paper: Study Abroad in Thailand

U.S. Study Abroad in Thailand highlights the current landscape and opportunities for expanding U.S. study abroad in Thailand, and addresses diverse concepts, models and approaches for study abroad, as well as the challenges of increasing the number of U.S. students who choose to study abroad in Thailand.

Building Sustainable U.S.-Ethiopian University Partnerships

This IIE White Paper serves as a useful follow-up to the December 2010 “Building Sustainable U.S.-Ethiopian University Partnerships” conference in Addis Ababa, which brought together higher education administrators and faculty from the U.S. and Ethiopia to consider the mutual interests that tertiary institutions in both countries have in forming greater linkages.

Educational Exchange between the United States and China

This IIE Briefing Paper examines the current state of U.S.-China educational exchange and presents the variety of study abroad program offerings and existing funding opportunities for American students wishing to study or conduct research in China.

Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to India

The Institute of International Education (IIE), with the support of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), launched an initiative to expand the capacity of key nontraditional destination countries to host a larger number of U.S. study abroad students.

Expanding U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia

Over the past twenty years, the number of U.S. students studying abroad has more than tripled as higher education institutions, students, and parents have recognized the unique and critical knowledge and perspectives that are gained through living and learning in international contexts.

Increasing Diversity in International Careers

This study, which was conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and published by the World Bank's Office of Diversity Programs, draws findings to shed light on the barriers facing U.S. minority students entering the field of international affairs and international development.

International Education as an Institutional Priority

To remain competitive, our nation’s higher education must keep pace with the rapid globalization of our society over the last few decades, made possible by ever more rapid flows of ideas, technology, people, and information.

International Students in the United States

In conjunction with the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) , IIE coordinated this survey among international students in the U.S. on their attitudes towards higher education in the U.S., and their motivations in choosing a college or university in the U.S.

Japan-US Women Leaders Dialogue:Community Development and the Role of Women

In order to stimulate greater dialogue among women in United States and Japan, the Institute of International Education initiated the Japan-U.S. Women Leaders Dialogue in cooperation with the Japan Center for International Exchange and with support from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

Joint and Double Degree Programs

This report, published in November 2009 by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Freie Universität Berlin, features articles and insights from higher education administrators and practitioners on both sides of the Atlantic who are seeking to equip their students with the international experience, perspective and skills to succeed in today’s global economy.

Joint and Double Degree Programs in the Global Context

Joint and Double Degree Programs in the Global Context assesses the current landscape of joint and double degree programs and identifies the challenges, opportunities, motivations, and impact of developing such programs.

Classifying Higher Education Institution in MENA Region

While the number of global and country-level ranking and classification systems continues to expand, a regional classification and assessment of higher education institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has not been developed.

Models for U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia

Models for U.S. Study Abroad to Indonesia presents best practices for U.S. practitioners developing sustainable study abroad programs to Indonesia and is the culmination of the U.S.-Indonesia Partnership Program for Study Abroad Capacity (USIPP), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad

New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad, a new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE), presents findings from a 2-year analysis of key destinations and fields of study of U.S. students who choose to pursue degree programs abroad.

Brazil-U.S. International Educational Exchange

Patricia Chow, Senior Program Officer for Research and Evaluation at the Institute of International Education, presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Forum of the Brazilian Universities Accessories to International Matters (FAUBAI), held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from April 14 to 17, 2010.

RISE Program Evaluation Report

This report is the result of a six-month evaluation conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on behalf of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for its Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program.

Valuing Study Abroad

Valuing Study Abroad: The Global Mandate for Higher Education presents the remarks that Scott Freidheim, the Chief Executive Officer, Europe, for Investcorp International, and member of IIE’s Board of Trustees, hosted at the British Academy’s International Conference in London in March 2012.

Women on the Move: The Gender Dimensions of Academic Mobility

Women’s enrollment in higher education globally has grown almost twice as fast as the rate of male enrollment in the past four decades, primarily due to increased equity and access, enhanced income potential, and the internationally-recognized imperative to narrow the gender gap at all levels of education.

Does Women’s Political Presence Matter? (2017)

The 2013 Research and Innovation Grants Annual Program Statement (APS) funded innovative research to enhance both a deep theoretical and an applied understanding of dynamics within the DRG sector. Eight research teams led by Arizona State University; the College of William and Mary; Georgia State University; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Denver; the University of Michigan; the University of Notre Dame; and Williams College conducted cutting-edge research in diverse fields in the DRG sector, including human rights, electoral integrity, community governance, and transitional justice, among others.

Can Indigenous Associations Foster Trust, Tolerance, and Public Goods? (2017)

The 2013 Research and Innovation Grants Annual Program Statement (APS) funded innovative research to enhance both a deep theoretical and an applied understanding of dynamics within the DRG sector. Eight research teams led by Arizona State University; the College of William and Mary; Georgia State University; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Denver; the University of Michigan; the University of Notre Dame; and Williams College conducted cutting-edge research in diverse fields in the DRG sector, including human rights, electoral integrity, community governance, and transitional justice, among others.