The Impact of Exchanges


International exchange programs are cost-effective public diplomacy: smart power tools that support U.S. national security, foreign policy priorities, and economic growth.





Alliance "One-pager"

A snapshot for showing how exchange programs are a cost-effective investment in the U.S. economy and national security. 


Department of State Studies on Impact of Exchange

The Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has conducted numerous studies on the short and long-term impact of international exchange programs. Check out those studies on the ECA website