In order to achieve a more balanced and global perspective on the importance of study abroad, the statements of both U.S. and international citizens are included in this website. The speakers represent a wide-range of nationalities; they therefore hold a broad range of opinions regarding the importance of study abroad. In a sense, the speakers act as representatives of their nation.

In this section, you may choose to view statements from speakers of certain nationalities in order to compare and contrast differing views on the importance of study abroad. Identify your speaker's nationality of interest by using the scroll-bar to highlight one of the country options in the box below: