The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs fosters mutual understanding between the United States and other countries through international educational and training programs. The bureau does so by promoting personal, professional, and institutional ties between private citizens and organizations in the United States and abroad, as well as by presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences.
Discover a variety of U.S. government-sponsored educational and professional exchange programs.
Join the International Exchange Alumni Community, a website for current and emerging leaders who have participated in U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.
English Language Learning
Teach and learn English as a foreign language, explore American culture and encourage English conversation within the global learning community.
Culture and Other Exchanges
Discover cultural programs and exchanges, such as cultural heritage protection, empowerment of women and girls, professional development, virtual exchanges and more.