Resources

If you are interested in learning more about each hosting program, our sponsors, or the exchange world in general, these resources are our go-to sources for information and industry news.

 

American Councils for International Education

Main website for all programs, news, and overseas offices http://www.americancouncils.org

Make a donation and support American Councils programs, participants, and alumni https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/americancouncils/donate

For American youth: National Security Languages Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) http://www.americancouncils.org/programs/nsli-y

American Councils website for Eurasian FLEX countries (in Russian) http://flex.americancouncils.org

 

US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Main website http://exchanges.state.gov

International Education Week http://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week

FLEX http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/future-leaders-exchange

YES http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-study-yes

For American youth:

NSLI-Y http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/national-security-language-initiative-youth-nsli-y

YES Abroad http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-study...

 

Cultural Exchange Organizations and Interest Groups

Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange http://www.alliance-exchange.org

Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) http://www.csiet.org

 

Country Information and News

CIA World Factbook; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

 Radio Free Europe; http://www.rferl.org

 Voice of America (VOA); http://www.voanews.com

 New York Times; http://www.nytimes.com

 BBC; http://www.bbc.com

 Washington Post; http://www.washingtonpost.com

 America.gov; http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/#axzz36tH5rxQ4

Moscow Times; http://www.themoscowtimes.com