The Online Journal & Network of ASPA’s
Section for Public Management Practice
American Society for
EXCHANGE & VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
An international online community managed by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs that connects potential, current, and former educational and cultural exchange program participants so that they can discuss application processes, programs, and living abroad.
Alliance for International
Educational & Cultural Exchange
An association of 78 nongovernmental organizations comprising the international educational and cultural exchange community in the United States. Founded in 1993 after a merger of the International Exchange Association and the Liaison Group for International Educational Exchange, the Alliance serves as the only collective public policy voice of the exchange community. Its mission is to formulate and promote public policies that support the growth and well-
EF stands for “Education First.” With a mission to break down barriers in language, culture and geography, EF has helped more than 15 million people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world. Cultural exchanges, educational travel, language training and degree programs — we put education first.
The U.S. Peace Corps
Traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries. Since that time, 200,000+ Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation. Today's Peace Corps is working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and contributing to AIDS Relief.
Program in Asia-
The International Master’s (IMAS) and Doctoral Programs (IDAS) in Asia-
We offer an interdisciplinary approach with four areas of concentration:
• International Relations
• Political Economy
• Public Governance
All classes are offered in English, and students have much flexibility in course selection. NCCU is one of Asia’s top social sciences universities and offers many opportunities for interacting with renowned scholars and international universities.
YLP with Azerbaijan Alumnus Creates
Azerbaijan Information Initiativen
Youth Leadership Program (YLP) with Azerbaijan alumnus Rajan Patel (2012) recently launched a grassroots nonprofit that promotes cultural awareness of Azerbaijan in the U.S.
Changing the Life of a Bushman in Botswana
by Naomi Krueger
Books Make a Difference celebrates books, their creators and fans, and the positive difference they make in people’s lives.
City Hall Fellows
Change Your City-
Engage diverse, talented young people in the work of cities. Empower them to be effective local change agents. Support their evolution from community-
for International Education
Founded in 1974 as an association for area and language professionals, American Councils has focused its expertise on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development, delivery of technical assistance, research, evaluation, and institution building.
The Exchange Programs Newsletter is managed by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs.