September 21-25, 2015: U.S. Education Mission to Europe
The U.S. Commercial Service is leading an education focused trade mission to Europe with stops in Portugal, Spain, England, and an optional stop in France. The mission will connect schools directly with potential students and provide market insights. The mission will include student fairs, embassy briefings, site visits, meetings with potential partners, and networking events. Events are being coordinated with EducationUSA, the Fulbright Commission, and the Council of International Schools (CIS). Space is limited to 15 schools and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Deadline is July 1, 2015. Cost: $2895 per non-profit institution.
March 7-10, 2016: Education Trade Mission to Africa – Johannesburg, Accra, & Abidjan
This mission will seek to connect U.S. higher education institutions to potential students and university/institution partners in three African countries: South Africa, Ghana, and an optional stop in Cote d’Ivoire. The trade mission will include student fairs organized by EducationUSA, embassy briefings, site visits, and networking events in our target cities of Johannesburg, Accra, and Abidjan. The African continent has a growing middle class, and presently spends up to $900 million on education annually. Participation will be limited to 25 institutions on a first come basis. For more information, please contact: Jennifer Woods, Jennifer.Woods@trade.gov or Tyler Hacking, Tyler.Hacking@trade.gov
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