U.S. Education Fair 2013
November 5, 2013
Participating Colleges and Universities
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. EducationUSA advising centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive and current information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities. Millions of prospective students learn about U.S. study opportunities through EducationUSA centers each year. Centers are staffed by professional advisers who adhere to ethical standards established by the U.S. Department of State, and many of whom have first-hand experience studying in the United States, and/or have received State Department-approved training on U.S. higher education and the advising process. www.educationusa.info/Ukraine
Public Affairs of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine works to foster mutual understanding between the United States and Ukraine through international educational and training exchange programs. These programs in turn promote personal, professional, and institutional ties between private citizens and organizations in the United States and abroad. In addition to bringing U.S. scholars and researchers to Ukraine, the U.S. Department of State sends Ukrainian students, educators and professionals to the United States every year on a variety of programs. ukraine.usembassy.gov
A leader in international education, academic exchanges, and overseas language immersion, American Councils creates opportunities that prepare individuals and institutions for success in an increasingly interconnected world. The American Councils office in Ukraine was established in 1992. As a partner organization of the U.S. Department of State, American Councils supports language learning, cultural exchange programs, and alumni development. www.americancouncils.org.ua
Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program is the oldest and most prestigious international program for the exchange of scholars and students funded by the United States government. Today it supports academic exchanges with 155 countries. The Fulbright Program was opened in Ukraine at the beginning of 1992. Its goal was and remains to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and Ukraine through scholarly and research exchanges. Thanks to Fulbright, since 1992, nearly750 Ukrainian students, young faculty, and senior scholars have completed academic research or study in the United States; and more than 400 Americans have conducted research or taught in Ukraine. Funding for the Fulbright Program is designated every year by the U.S. Congress. www.fulbright.org.ua
IREX is an international nonprofitorganization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive-lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, gender, and youth. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries.