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Submitting Your Profile

Complete the form below to submit your university profile for the Beta 2016 Best Places to Study Abroad Rankings to be released in July 2016.

The submission deadline for the 2016 Rankings is May 30, 2016. Submissions received after this date will be added to the 2017 rankings. Universities submitted for 2016 will also appear in 2017 and beyond.

Notes:

  • Fields marked with a * are required.
  • Universities with campuses in multiple cities should submit once for each campus city. Be sure to mention the campus name in the "University Name" entry.
     
Submitter Information

Title*

Basic University Information

Select the fields in which you offer at least five course per semester taught in English and available to international students.
*Language courses may be selected if taught in English or the target language

Campus Setting*

Campus Type*

International Students (Degree-Seeking and Short-Term)

How many nationalities are represented among your international student body?*

International Students (Short-Term, only)

How many home universities are represented among your short-term international student body?*

Exchange Partnerships and Outbound Exchange

How many countries are represented among your exchange partners?*

What percentage of degree-seeking students from your university study abroad for at least one semester?*

On-Campus Interaction & Opportunities for International Students

Are student clubs open to international students?*

Does the student government allow international student participation?*

Are there leadership positions (student government, Residence Assistant, international student association, etc.) reserved for international students?*

Does the university have a Buddy Program for short-term international students?*

Does the unviersity arrange social or cultural events specifically for international students?*

Does the university arrange tours, discussion groups, or other events to encourage interaction between local and short-term international students?*

Does the university hold a Study Abroad Fair or other event(s) to give international students a chance to present on their home countries/universities?*

Does the university offer on-campus employment or internships to short-term international students (not including Research Assistant positions)?*

On-Campus Interaction & Opportunities for International Students

Are off-campus employment or internships available to short-term international students?*

Does the university proactively arrange internships for short-term international students?*

Does the university arrange community service/service learning opportunities for short-term international students?*

Does the university arrange events to allow short-term international students to interact with local community members?*

Does the university arrange a homestay program for international students (short or long term)?*

Travel & Local Economy

Can students get from campus to a local transportation hub (e.g. central city bus/train station) in 30 minutes or less by public transportation?*

Can students get from campus to a regional transportation hub (e.g. airport or inter-city bus/train station) in 1 hour or less by public transportation?*

Are there holidays during each semester when short-term students may travel freely?*

Do international students shop off-campus for food, household items, clothing, etc.?*

Do international students pay local bills (cell phones, insurance, utilities, etc.) on their own?*

Academics (General)

Are short-term international students permitted to enroll in courses taught in the local language?*

Do short-term international students join the same content courses as degree-seeking students?* (combined courses)

Does the university offer courses on the country's economy and/or business environment?*

Does the university offer social science courses that focus on the host country?*

Does the university offer courses or worshops on local arts and culture?*

Does the university offer Problem-Based Learning style courses to short-term international students that focus on local issues?*

Does the university offer at least a full semester's worth of courses in English?*

What percentage of undergraduate courses are taught entirely by faculty members (no TAs)?*

What percentage of your faculty earned a degree in another country?*

What is the average undergraduate class size?*

Does the university offer free academic tutoring for international students (non-language courses)?*

Does the university provide short-term international students with a local academic advisor?*

Does the university offer Research Assistant positions to short-term international students?*

Academics (Language Classes)

Does the university offer local language courses for credit?*

Does the university offer non-credit training in the local language?*

Does the university offer business-specific local language courses?*

Does the university offer skill-focused courses in the local language (e.g. listening, speaking, reading, writing)?*

Does the university offer free language tutoring for short-term international students?*

Housing

Is university-arranged housing guaranteed for short-term international students?*

Does the university house short-term international students on campus in shared housing with local students?*

Does the university help short-term international students find off-campus housing?*

What percent of all students (local, international, short-term international) live on-campus?*

Facilities & Services

Does the university offer medical services on campus in English?*

Does the university offer counseling (mental health) services in English on campus?*

What percentage of student services administrative staff can help students in English?*

Does the university have a 24-hour library?*

Does the university have a recreation space (student lounge, etc.) on campus?*

Does the university have a gym/fitness facility on campus?*

Does the university have a language study center?*

Does the university offer a language conversation partner system?*

Arrival & Orientation

Do short-term international students have to arrange their own student visa?*

Do international students need to use domestic public transportation on their own to reach campus or to commute to campus?*

Does the university offer local pick-up service for international students on arrival?*

Does your university offer an academic orientation (course registration procedures, expectations, etc.) for international students?*