The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 09:42

Studying abroad is a vital experience for young Americans, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel recently wrote in a blog post, published by the State Department and the Huffington Post.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:23

► The Russian government is reassessing its funding for postgraduate studies at foreign universities and may limit funding “to nations and universities that are deemed friendly to Russia,” according to the Moscow Times.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:07

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 11/14/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:45

The Russian government is reassessing its Global Education program which provides funds for Russian students to pursue certain fields of postgraduate study at foreign universities “amid worsening relations with the West,” the Moscow Times recently reported.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:25

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) will provide more than $20 million in support of Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative by the Institute of International Education (IIE) that aims to double the number of U.S.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:40

The number of international students studying in the U.S. is at a record high, as is the number of American students studying overseas, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2014 Open Doors report, released this morning on the occasion of the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week. The economic contribution of international students in the U.S.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:37

During his recent visit to China, President Obama – along with Chinese President Xi Jinping – emphasized the positive impact exchanges have on U.S.-China relations. Both expressed a commitment to deepening people to people ties between the two nations, particularly via student exchanges and tourism, according to a White House press release.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:00

► The U.S. & China agreed to new, reciprocal visa policy this week, extending visa validity for businesspeople, tourists, & students

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:56

As of November 12, the U.S. and China have both increased the respective lengths of short-term business and tourist visas, as well as student and exchange visas, according to the U.S. Department of State. The U.S.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:44

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 11/7/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.