Exchange Program: Study of the U.S. Institute for Higher Education Scholars

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of the Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars will take place at various colleges, universities, and institutions throughout the United States over the course of six weeks beginning in or after June 2017.  Each Institute includes a four week academic residency component and up to two weeks of an integrated study tour. The program will take place in United States fo four week in June – July, 2017.

Requirements:

– Age: 30 – 50 years old
– Highly motivated and experienced scholars and professionals from higher education institutions/universities or research focused organizations.
– Graduate degree with substantial knowledge of related topics
– Teachers who are seeking to introduce or enhance aspects of U.S. Studies.
– English language proficiency level

To apply, please send the application form completed to LimaSUSI2017@state.gov before January 2, 2017

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