Articles on Study Abroad

MAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA's 10,000 members are located at more than 3,500 institutions worldwide, in over 150 countries. Through professional development programs, publications, and networks of professionals, NAFSA provides opportunities for knowledge creation, knowledge sharing, and skill-building. "Education Abroad: On the Fast Track" by Janet Hulstarnd published in the NAFSA explores the concept and best practices of a short-term study abroad program. Visit NAFSA website to learn more about faculty led programs and other study abroad opportunities.

Movies on Study Abroad

This list is comprised from ideas and suggestions from the UW Colleges community. If you know another movie that should be added to the list please send your suggestion to Some of these movies are idyllic romances set in sunny climes, as one of the contributors has pointed out.  Nevertheless, these suggested movies will inform us about different places, languages, traditions, and norms and remind us of the role the culture and our identities play in everyday live. They are organized in no particular order.

Suggested List of Movies on Study Abroad, Cross-Cultural Issues, and Languages

Other Resources

American Council on Education's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) provides in-depth analysis of critical international education issues and administers programs and services to support higher education institutions' internationalization and global engagement strategies. CIGE has collected examples of policies, programs, surveys, and other resources from participants in the Internationalization Laboratory program and other institutions and compiled an Internationalization Toolkit that includes models for curriculum, co-curriculum, and learning outcomes.