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Exchange Programs & Initiatives

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) creates programs that cultivate people-to-people ties among current and future global leaders, build enduring networks and personal relationships, and promote U.S. national security and values.

International Exchange Alumni

Provides resources and networking opportunities for past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.

Exchange Programs

Find exchange programs for both domestic and foreign audiences.

Exchange Visitor Program

Learn about international candidates looking to travel and gain experience in the United States.

Education USA

Features information for international students about studying in the United States. For U.S. higher education professionals, the website also hosts recruitment and resources for meeting campus internationalization goals.

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Highlights the bureau’s history, impact, leadership, and key initiatives. Also includes communications guidance and resources for press and recipient organizations.

USA Study Abroad

Aggregates foreign and U.S. government-sponsored resources and financial aid resources for U.S. students interested in studying abroad.

U.S. Department of State

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