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.
A snapshot for showing how exchange programs are a cost-effective investment in the U.S. economy and national security.
Alliance Position Papers, 2015
The 2015 Alliance Position Papers are available for download.
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.
The Alliance’s Seven Principles of Advocacy
Seven simple principles to guide you in becoming a more effective advocate.