Educational Exchange

Educational Exchange Opportunities through the U.S. Embassy in Angola

The U.S. Embassy offers a number of academic and professional exchange opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals throughout Angola. For more information on any of the programs below please click “More Information” after the program’s description. Application information is updated on a rolling basis.

Application period: September – October

A five-week program designed to provide undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States and simultaneously enhance their leadership skills. Students participate in academic studies and extracurricular activities on the campus of a U.S. university and complete a one-week study tour, all centerd on the theme of Civic Engagement.

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Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars are intensive 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 U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions.  The ultimate goal of these Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.  Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars will take place at various colleges, universities, and institutions throughout the United States over the course of six weeks.  Each Institute includes a four-week academic residency component and up to two weeks of an integrated study tour.  Posts and prospective applicants are encouraged to visit our website page to obtain general information about the Institutes.  The website address is:

Application Period: October – November

YALI is a long-term effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders and strengthen partnerships between the U.S. and Africa. The Washington Fellowship brings 1000 young leaders, ages 25-35, to U.S. universities and colleges each year for academic and leadership training. Fellows receive world-class training and mentoring in three vital areas: business and entrepreneurship; civic leadership; and public administration.

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