Billions of dollars are invested into US higher education research. American institutions are some of the most highly regarded in the world.

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers opportunities to academics and members of other professions to experience US higher education in the USA:

The US Embassy oversees and manages Study of the US Institutes for Scholars - 6-week academic enrichment programmes.

Other US exchanges

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural affairs maintains a list of all scholarly State Department exchanges.

Types of university

If you wish to find a university of a similar size, classification or research output to your home institution, please visit our Choosing section.