Study Abroad as a source of entrepreneurs: “Going abroad offers a unique opportunity to develop a more informed approach to critical thinking–a rare chance to draw connections between distinct experiences, derive the most efficient solutions, and create value.” Sept. 2018 Want To Launch A Successful Startup? Spend Time Abroad
The Economic Imperative of a Global Education – August 2018- “Managers at multinational corporations will need to operate within a multinational environment and need a global mindset to be successful.”
Study Alabama and all our member institutions are part of a global network of contacts sponsored by the US Dept of Commerce Study State initiative representing nearly every US state (see map and contact info on this link) and we as all of our sister organizations are also strongly supported by our state agencies to promote study in the US and our respective state ALABAMA.
Alabama universities and colleges host students and scholars from virtually all countries of the world. Additionally each year thousands of university and college students participate in an experience outside of the US as part of their academic programs (education, research, internships, work and service learning abroad). Alabama’s higher education sector is globally engaged as part of its commitment to prepare leaders across all disciplines for the global economy within which the State of Alabama and the US do business.
Alabama higher education global reach is vast including but not limited to the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte D’ivoire (Ivory Coast), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldavia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Unknown, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe