About This Region
Though the Near East region has yet to experience a significant amount of U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit, this region offers valuable diversity and exposure to foreign policy issues relevant to the role played by the U.S. in world affairs today.
Historically, A total of 6,415 students studied abroad in the Near East in 2013, with the countries of Bahrain, Israel, Morocco and Algeria receiving the highest number of U.S. students. Programs that fund research and study in the Near East concurrently support the foreign policy goals of the United States in Africa.
To learn more about study abroad in this region, click on the country reports above. For funded opportunities, visit the foreign government resources and U.S. government programs pages.