Impact and Resources

Information on the benefits of exchange programs.

 

Alliance Key Facts and SupportersAlliance Key Facts and Supporters

Alliance Impact One-pager demonstrates how exchange programs are a cost-effective investment in the U.S. economy and national security.

 

The Alliance: A Snapshot

The Alliance Snapshot demonstrates the growth and accomplishments of the Alliance and the exchange community as a whole.

State Fact Sheets

These State Fact Sheets provide participant and economic data for privately and federally funded programs as well as higher education exchange within all fifty states and the District of Columbia.

Fact Sheets

These Program Fact Sheets provide valuable programmatic information and guide our Congressional advocacy on on behalf of international exchange programs. Fact Sheets provide a brief summary of the different exchange program categories under the U.S. Department of State.

EurekaFactsEureka Facts COVID-19 financial impact on jobs

The Alliance for International Exchange commissioned research firm EurekaFacts to conduct a multi-perspective assessment of the financial impact of COVID-19 on the exchange community.

EurekaFactsEureka Facts Au Pair Report

The Alliance for International Exchange commissioned research firm EurekaFacts to conduct a multi-perspective assessment of the Au Pair program multi-perspective assessment of the Au Pair program. View the EurekaFacts Executive Summary of Findings, as well as a downloadable PDF. Please also see the Alliance Fact Sheet, highlighting the program’s positive impact on American public diplomacy values as well as the U.S. economy.
We thank several organizations for their financial support of this report.

 

EurekaFactsEureka Facts Camp Counselor Report

The Alliance for International Exchange commissioned research firm EurekaFacts to conduct a multi-perspective assessment of the Camp Counselor program. Check out the report Fact Sheet, as well as the Alliance Blog Post  highlighting the program’s positive impact on American public diplomacy values as well as the U.S. economy. We thank several organizations for their financial support of this report.

EurekaFactsEureka Facts Intern and Trainee Report

The Alliance for International Exchange commissioned research firm EurekaFacts to conduct a multi-perspective assessment of the Intern and Trainee programs. Check out the report Fact Sheet, PowerPoint, as well as the Alliance Blog Post highlighting the programs’ positive impact on American public diplomacy values as well as the U.S. economy. We thank several organizations for their financial support of this report.

EurekaFactsEureka Facts Summer Work Travel Report

The Alliance for International Exchange commissioned research firm EurekaFacts to conduct a multi-perspective assessment of the Summer Work Travel (SWT) program. Check out the report’s Executive Summary as well as the Fact Sheet highlighting key findings and strong impact of the program in local U.S communities. Click here for employer testimonials on the SWT program. We thank several organizations for their financial support of this report.

State DepartmentDepartment of State Studies on Impact of Exchange

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has compiled a number of resources, including a state-by-state breakdown, on the short and long-term impact of international exchange programs. Check out the statistics on the ECA website.

Interim National Security Strategic Guidance of the United States of America

The Administration released its 2021 Interim National Security Strategic Guidance. View the full document here.

Open Doors ReportOpen Doors Reports

Open Doors®, supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a comprehensive information resource by the Institute of International Education on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities

NAFSANAFSA Economic Impact

NAFSA conducts an annual state-by-state and congressional district analysis of the economic contributions of international students and their families to the U.S. economy. The economic contributions of international students are in addition to the immeasurable academic and cultural value these students bring to our campuses and local communities.

Global Ties, U.S. - State and Local ImpactGlobal Ties, U.S. – State and Local Impact

The National Impact Report, compiled from data by the Global Ties network, provides information on the total number of international leaders, and the countries they are visiting from, when they visit the U.S. as IVLP participants. The report also shows the total federal funding and economic impact international exchange network. In addition, Global Ties, U.S. also produces state and local impact reports.

Global Education and Training Services

The Global Education and Training Services is with the U.S. Commercial Service, an agency within the International Trade Administration, the export arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Their mission is to support U.S. educational institutions and companies in their export promotion efforts to generate economic growth and jobs here in the United States.

NAFSA | Developing a Globally Competitive Workforce Through Study Abroad

The report Developing a Globally Competitive Workforce Through Study Abroad, released by NAFSA in September 2020, examines the skills acquired during study abroad experiences and their value to U.S. employers and job seekers.

2019 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy & International Broadcasting

The 2019 Comprehensive Annual Report on Public Diplomacy & International Broadcasting, released by the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) annually, assesses the major Public Diplomacy and global media activities conducted by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Global Media.

 

State DepartmentBureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Functional Bureau Strategy

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) released its Functional Bureau Strategy through 2022 devoted to advancing four foreign policy goals for which international exchanges have a demonstrated positive impact, and to one management goal.

 
 

USGLC Report on Reports: A Roadmap for U.S. Global Leadership

In March 2021, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) released its latest Report on Reports: A Roadmap for U.S. Global Leadership – a review of over 120 reports from think tank and policy organizations across the political spectrum with recommendations for the Administration and Congress on foreign policy and national security, which is compiled every four years.