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Study of the U.S. Institutes for University Faculty

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Study of the U.S. Institutes for University Faculty 2023 (SUSI for Scholars)
Deadline: December 9, 2022

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.

Themes of Study

  • American Politics and Political Thought
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Journalism and Media
  • U.S. Culture, Identity, and Society
  • U.S. Economics and Sustainable Development
  • U.S. Foreign Policy

Requirements for Selection

  • Nicaraguan citizens living in Nicaragua
  • Highly motivated faculty member or think-tank researcher with at least four 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)
  • Candidates must be between 30 and 50 years old
  • Complete application form. Download here (MS Word – 101kb)

How to Send your Application

Please send your application to the email address PASManagua@state.gov. Please use subject title “Your Complete Name – SUSI 2023 for Scholars.” Example: Katherine Johnson – SUSI 2023 for Scholars.

For more information or questions about the themes of study PASManagua@state.gov. Please use the subject title “SUSI 2023 for Scholars.”

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