AIT Celebrates 2010 International Education Week November 15-19

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PR-1068E | Date: 11/12/2010

From November 15-19, 2010, the AIT American Cultural Center and the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, Taiwan’s Fulbright Office and EducationUSA Advising Center, will sponsor a series of events for students and parents that highlight the benefits of studying in the United States.  The week’s activities include presentations by AIT officers and U.S. Fulbright Scholars.

AIT’s International Education Week activities include:

  • An EducationUSA information booth at National Taiwan University’s Study Abroad Fair on Monday, November 15.  The booth will be staffed by representatives of AIT and the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange.
  • A radio interview with an EducationUSA Advisor on “Applying to a U.S. University” on National Education Radio on Tuesday, November 16.  The program will be broadcast on Saturday, November 20 at FM frequency 101.7MHz.
  • Student-centered programs focused on understanding the U.S. university application process, applying for a student visa, and student loans.  These presentations will be held on Wednesday, November 17 and Thursday, November 18, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, 3F, 45 Yanping S. Road, Taipei 10043.

For details about International Education Week activities in Taiwan, please visit the EducationUSA website at:

International Education Week (IEW) aims to celebrate the value of international educational exchange in developing mutual understanding and respect around the world.  It is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange.

Education is an important link between the United States and Taiwan.  Taiwan is among the world’s leading sources of students to the United States, and more than twenty members of Taiwan’s current cabinet studied in the United States.  AIT is pleased to work with the U.S. State Department-affiliated EducationUSA center in Taiwan located at the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (  This center offers accurate, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational opportunities in the United States, and provides guidance on how best to access those opportunities.