educational exchange

Polish diplomat Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska shares her experience teaching an academic course on public diplomacy in Warsaw.

This series explored the experience and impact of human migration and cultural exchange in world history, America and Washington. It was sponsored by Humanities Washington with support from the Fresh Hop Ale Group. [...] There are approximately 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, and Muslims continue to come to America for the best opportunities and the best education, Kayaoglu said.

The strongest defense of JET comes from those who view it as a diplomatic soft-power tool. MOFA officials agreed to support JET because they believed participants would increase their understanding of Japanese society and return home sympathetic toward Japan. [...] “the JET Programme has been wildly successful as a public diplomacy effort for Japan.” Calling it a “vital diplomatic tool."

Tunisia plans to enhance trade with Brazil, but it also hopes for cooperation from Brazilians to address unemployment among its youth. The goal is to harness Brazil’s experience in startup businesses and technical education.

"The general goal for CITU is to increase mutual understanding among people in China and in United States. More specifically, through its dozens of events and activities each year, CITU provides support and service in Chinese language instruction and culture programming and facilitates academic exchanges and collaborations between the two institutions...and the two countries," Mingquan Wang, director of CITU said. 

Academic exchanges from around the world are highlighted in this PD News roundup

The United States and its ally The Republic of Korea, established a reciprocal exchange program in 2008. Through Korea WEST (Work, English, Study and Travel) academically gifted students are recruited and selected to participate in the language and professional internships through visa sponsors like AAG. In return, American students are given the reciprocal opportunity to intern in Korea.

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