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Jul5

Assessing 21st-Century Skills and Competencies Around the World

"The skills that are easiest to teach and easiest to test are now also the skills that are easiest to automate, digitize, and outsource."

Jun26

Michelle Obama on international tour to promote girls' education

"US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters are heading to Liberia, Morocco and Spain as part of the White House's Let Girls Learn Initiative."

Jun24

Stephen Kinzer on the Brexit Vote

Stephen Kinzer, Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs at the Watson Institute joined The Matt Allen Show to discuss the EU, it's role and the UK's vote to leave.

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Global Opportunities

  • Jul01

    American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition 2017-2018

    AIIS has announced its Fellowship Competition, and invites applications from all disciplines who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are given to doctoral candidates at universities in the U.S. to conduct research for dissertations in India for up to eleven months. Senior long-term and short-term fellowships are available for scholars who hold the Ph.D. degree.

  • Aug01

    CUHK Bilateral Teaching Exchange Program

    The program aims to promote academic exchange between CUHK and overseas partner institutions and enhance faculty’s international perspective and understanding of Chinese culture. The program offers an opportunity for visiting professors to teach at least one course and undertake research while at CUHK. CUHK will provide a monthly allowance of HK$20,000 for up to five months for each visiting faculty to cover the airfare and accommodation during the exchange period.

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Brown in the World

  • Undergraduate Study Abroad Students by Region

    475+ Undergraduate Study Abroad Students by Region

    Western Europe311
    Latin America51
    Asia37
    Multiple Countries21
    Africa15
    Oceania17
    Eastern Europe16
    Middle East8

    (Sources: Office of International Programs/Office of Institutional Research)

  • Faculty Conducting Research Abroad by Region

    510+ Faculty Conducting Research Abroad by Region

    Europe216
    Asia143
    Africa70
    North America67
    South America40
    Oceania19
    Antarctica2

    (Office of the Dean of the Faculty, Researchers@Brown)

  • Alumni Abroad By Region

    6,500+ Alumni Abroad By Region

    Asia2818
    Europe2219
    North America921
    South America231
    Oceania178
    Africa149

    (Source: Alumni Relations)

  • Undergraduate Research & Internships Abroad by Region

    329 Undergraduate Research & Internships Abroad by Region

    Europe90
    Asia126
    South America22
    Africa43
    Oceania15
    North America33

    (Sources: Dean of the College, Swearer Center, CareerLAB/BrownConnect)

The World at Brown

  • Language Course Enrollments

    2,000+ Language Course Enrollments

    Spanish420
    French370
    Chinese233
    Japanese154
    German153
    Arabic148
    Italian105
    Russian88
    Portuguese87
    American Sign Language83
    Korean66
    Hindi-Urdu29
    Haitian-Creole27
    Modern Greek23
    Czech17
    Persian16
    Swedish8

    (Source: Office of Institutional Research)

  • Citizenship of International Students at Brown by Region

    1,450+ Citizenship of International Students at Brown by Region

    East Asia571
    Western Europe196
    South Asia141
    Canada127
    South East Asia89
    Middle East78
    South America70
    Eastern Europe52
    Africa48
    Mexico & Central America30
    Australia & Oceania19
    Unknown17
    Central Asia15
    Caribbean5

    (Office of Institutional Research)

  • Concentrations with International Focus

    850+ Concentrations with International Focus

    Economics178
    International Relations75
    Political Science67
    English54
    Health & Human Biology49
    Environmental Studies40
    Comparative Literature36
    Literary Arts30
    Modern Culture & Media27
    Anthropology24
    Sociology24
    Classics23
    Music23
    Public Policy & Am. Inst.23
    Development Studies19
    Philosophy17
    Africana Studies15
    Latin Am. & Carib. Studies11
    Middle East Studies11
    Religious Studies11
    Ethnic Studies10
    Geological Sciences10
    Public Health10
    American Studies9
    German Studies9
    Linguistics9
    Hispanic Studies8
    Archaeology7
    French Studies7
    Gender & Sexuality7
    Slavic Languages6
    East Asian Studies5
    Portuguese & Braz. Stud.5
    Italian Studies4
    Early Cultures2
    Egyptology2
    Medieval Studies2
    Physics & Philosophy1
    South Asian Studies 1

    (Source: Office of Institutional Research)

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