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Study of the U.S. Institutes for University Faculty and Researchers

Note: This program is closed at this time

Study of the U.S. Institutes for University Faculty (SUSI for Scholars) 2020

Study of the United States Institutes exchanges are intensive six-week post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of American society, culture, and institutions.

The goal of these programs is to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.  Each one of these programs has four weeks of academic seminars and two weeks of integrated study-tour specially designed to strengthen the academic seminars contents.

Fields of Study

  • American Culture and Values
  • Journalism and Media
  • Religious Freedom and Pluralism
  • S. Economics and Business
  • S. Foreign Policy
  • Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap

Requirements for Selection

  • Nicaraguan citizens living in Nicaragua
  • Highly motivated faculty member or think-tank researcher with at least three years of teaching/research experience at a Nicaraguan university and/or institution and commitment to continue teaching/researching in the future
  • Excellent command of the English language (minimum 550 TOEFL/90 iBT-TOEFL score)

Contact Us

For more information or questions, please contact:  PASManagua@state.gov

This program is under the auspices of the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State