YEREVAN—Armenia has much to provide to U.S. students thinking about studying abroad, attendees of the two-day workshop held by American Local authorities heard on Tuesday.
Throughout the workshop, thanks to a grant granted through the U.S. Department of State’s lately-established U.S. Study Abroad office, loudspeakers from American Local authorities and also the U.S. Embassy emphasized that Armenia can attract greater figures of U.S. students, and talked about with reps of Armenian greater education institutions methods for growing their marketing towards the American audience.
U.S. students are more and more searching for non-traditional locations that provide unique encounters for brief-term study associated with their fields of great interest, and Armenian greater education institutions cash to provide during these fields.
The 2-day workshop incorporated sessions on U.S. study abroad trends, the worth-added of educational trades, training learned from past U.S. student programs, and strategies for interacting with U.S. audiences. Within the audience were greater education professionals from private and public institutions in Armenia and reps in the Secretary of state for Education and Science.
“The U.S. places importance on study abroad programs and encourages American students to understand more about these possibilities for a lot of reasons, stated Public Matters Officer Jacqueline Deley. “First and foremost, study abroad promotes mutual understanding between people of various nations and also the U.S. People in america studying abroad forge strong, existence-lengthy relationships with people along with other foreign students within their host nations, and may understand the histories and cultures of other nations with techniques that can’t be learned in magazines. Simultaneously, by discussing American culture and values with host country buddies and contacts, these students could be enormously effective citizen diplomats. The U.S. and Armenia happen to be buddies and partners for several years, so we think that elevated flows of exchange students between our two nations will strengthen our bilateral relationship even more. Hopefully more American students will make the most of study abroad possibilities in Armenia, for everyone as ambassadors of goodwill, and also to lead towards the mutual understanding and friendship between our two peoples and go through the many delights the united states needs to offer.”