EB/S VIEIRA DE ARAÚJO
A work presented by:
• Daniel Sousa, nº9
• Daniel Fernandes, nº10
• What is studying abroad?
• Studying abroad in the United States
• Why study abroad?
• How to study abroad?
• Studying abroad programs
WHAT IS STUDYING ABROAD?
Simply defined, studying abroad is a program in which students attend school in
another country than their own. This can include primary, secondary and post-
• STUDYING ABROAD IN THE UNITED STATES:
STUDYING ABROAD IN THE UNITED
In the United States, the number of students studying abroad represents only
about 1% of all students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
However, there are many students studying abroad in the United States. In
2012, 764.495 international students studied in the US. During the same time
period, only 274.000 US students studied abroad.
WHY STUDY ABROAD?
There are 10 reasons for you to study abroad:
1. Study abroad is the optimal way to learn a language;
2. Study abroad provides the opportunity to travel;
3. Study abroad allows you get to know another culture first-hand;
4. Study abroad will help you develop skills and give you experiences a
classroom setting will never provide;
5. Study abroad affords you the opportunity to make friends around the world;
6. Study abroad helps you to learn about yourself;
7. Study abroad expands your worldview;
8. Study abroad gives you the opportunity to break out of your academic
9. Study abroad enhances employment opportunities;
10. Study abroad can enhance the value of your degree.
1. Which one of these universities is located in France?
a) University of Oxford
b) Sorbonne University
c) University of Cambridge
2. Which one of these universities is the oldest in the world?
a) University of Bologna
b) University of Salamanca
c) University of Coimbra
3. Which one of these universities is the most international in the world?
a) Royal Holloway, University of London
b) École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
c) National University of Singapore
FIND THE DIFFERENCES:
Here we have two images of the Harvard University. Find the 5 differences
between the pictures.