SUMMER INSTITUTES FOR SCHOLARS / UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS 2017 – U.S. EMBASSY
1. Candidate nominations for six Summer 2017 Study of the U.S. Institutes for multinational groups of experienced university faculty, scholars, and other related professionals. All candidate nominations must be received by midnight Sunday, January 22, 2017.
Final results of this competition will be announced April 2017.
2. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) 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 the Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.
3. 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 beginning in or after June 2017. Each Institute includes a four week academic residency component and up to two weeks of an integrated study tour. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit website page to obtain general information about the Institutes. The website address is: http://exchanges.state.gov/susi.
4. Pending FY 2017 funding, Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars in the summer will be held in the following themes in U.S. Studies:
American Politics and Political Thought
Contemporary American Literature
Journalism and Media
Religious Pluralism in the United States
U.S. Culture and Society
U.S. Foreign Policy
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