In this section, you will find statements about the importance of study abroad from the point-of-view of individual political leaders. In order to provide a more balanced perspective, statements from both U.S. and international political leaders are included in this website.

The world political leaders represented here discuss how studying abroad can help students to: create global awareness, promote international security, enhance academic learning, develop leadership skills, advance their career and experience personal growth.

To view statements from world political leaders, click here.