The U.S. Department of State is committed to supporting the next generation of diverse American leaders to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a globalizing world.
Study abroad is a time of great discovery—young Americans experience the world and begin to form networks that will enhance their prospects in the world’s marketplace and their potential as global problem-solvers. Americans who study abroad build understanding as unofficial ambassadors for our country, defining American values and debunking stereotypes.
Chart your future as a global leader today!
Read a letter from First Lady Michelle Obama on International Education Week.