Saturday, November 26, 2011

3% MORE USA students choose to study in Germany

According to the Open Doors study, despite the challenging economy, more students from the USA are studying in Germany than before.

November 14th marked the start of International Education Week and the release of the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange for 2011. The data reveals an increase of roughly 3% in the number of US students who chose Germany as a study abroad destination in the 2009-2010 academic year.

The leading fields of study for Americans studying abroad are the social sciences (22% of those studying abroad), business and management (21%), humanities (12%), fine or applied arts (8%), physical/life sciences (5%), foreign languages (6%), health sciences (5%), education (4%), engineering (4%), math/computer science (2%) and agriculture (1%).

The study abroad data in Open Doors 2011 reflect study conducted abroad in academic year 2009/10 (including summer 2010).

To view the full report, please visit:

http://www.iie.org/en/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases
/2011/2011-11-14-Open-Doors-Study-Abroad

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