Nov. 13-17, 2023
A week of virtual events

2023 International Education Week

AASCU’s International Education Week is a collaborative initiative between AASCU, its members and partners, in an effort to highlight and promote programs that prepare students for a global environment.

International Education Week

Explore global opportunities and partnerships.

Join us for a week of informative sessions and collaborative discussions, as we navigate international education opportunities and foster partnerships to empower students, faculty and administrators and promote diversity on a global scale. From Africa to China, India, and Japan, discover the pathways to enriching educational experiences. Engage with experts, educators, and administrators to expand global learning opportunities on your campuses..

Monday, November 13, 2023
10–11:30 a.m. ET

Navigating Global Education Opportunities in Japan

Join us for an informative and engaging session in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan, where we’ll explore the world of international education opportunities in Japan. Learn about the attractive Japanese government-led Initiatives for your students, including the MEXT scholarship, the JET Program, and the attractiveness of studying and conducting research in Japan. Faculty and administrators will have the opportunity to learn about the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowships for conducting research, attending seminars, or other exchanges in Japan. Gain insights into the partnership opportunities at prestigious universities like Hitotsubashi University, Osaka University, Waseda University, and the present and future of the innovative COIL initiative led by the Japanese government from Kansai University. Don’t miss this chance to learn how to expand the global learning and cultural exchange offerings in Japan to your students!

Who Should Attend?

  • Students considering studying or living in Japan
  • Faculty interested in international education initiatives in Japan
  • Faculty and administrators interested in learning about research and career opportunities in Japan

Navigating Global Education Opportunities in Japan, November 13, 2023

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
2–3  p.m. ET

Facilitating Student Mobility Through Sustainable Funding Models: Scholarship Opportunities for American Students Studying Abroad in China

AASCU, in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, invites you to join an informative session to explore funded opportunities for your students to study abroad in China. Embassy representatives will provide a detailed overview of scholarships available to students through the faculty-led study abroad program model. Recipients of this funding will also join the session to provide information on their experience with the application process and the innovative ways faculty can design their programs to be successful recipients. AASCU staff will also share information related to professional development opportunities for faculty in China and other scholarship opportunities available to students for short-term and long-term study in China. This will be an interactive session, and we welcome all interested parties to join in the Q&A session that will follow the presentations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Educators and administrators interested in funding opportunities for American students studying abroad in China
  • Faculty members looking to develop study abroad programs in China

Facilitating Student Mobility Through Sustainable Funding Models: Scholarship Opportunities for American Students Studying Abroad in China, November 15, 2023

Thursday, November 16, 2023
11 a.m.–12 p.m. ET

Education as Global Exchange: Shaping Global Perspectives and Fostering Ethical International Partnerships

In this engaging webinar, we will explore how education transcends borders, enriches economies, and empower nations, with a special focus on Africa. We invite you to join us for an illuminating fireside chat featuring the U.S. Department of Commerce, Hilltop Global Group and Princeton in Africa – key stakeholders in US-Africa education, business, and international relations. Panelists will discuss the intricate relationship between education and international trade as the cornerstone of international cooperation, benefitting both the United States and the African continent. The fireside chat will be followed by a Q&A session.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals interested in exploring Africa’s position in the international education market and its potential as a hub for learning.
  • Faculty and university leaders interested in discovering the initiatives and strategies of the U.S. Department of Commerce in facilitating education exports, promoting international partnerships, and supporting educational institutions in their outreach in Africa.
  • Global education staff eager to learn about successful collaborations highlighting exchange, skills development, and cultural understanding in Africa.

Education as Global Exchange: Shaping Global Perspectives and Fostering Ethical International Partnerships, November 16, 2023

Thursday, November 16, 2023
2–3  P.M. ET

India-U.S. Institutional Partnerships: Developing Collaboration Models

Join us alongside representatives from the Embassy of India who will provide informative updates on strategies under India’s new national educational policies, collaborations with the U.S. government, and educational focuses and initiatives with U.S. higher education institutions. The session will also provide time for dialogue between participants from both Indian and U.S. institutions to discuss potential collaborative models.

Who Should Attend?

  • Educators, administrators, and stakeholders interested in developing partnerships and collaborations between Indian and U.S. institutions
  • Those seeking insights into strategies and policies affecting educational collaboration between India and the U.S.

India-U.S. Institutional Partnerships: Developing Collaboration Models, November 16, 2023

International Education Week Partners

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