Studying abroad during pandemic, key to personal and professional development, according to IE University international mobility research
The report evaluates public attitudes in the UK, Spain, France and the US, towards international travel during the pandemic. Outside of students home countries, Spain and the UK are the preferred countries to study.
International students from the US, UK, France and Spain confirm their interest in completing their education in other countries during the pandemic. This is one of the main conclusions from the IE University Mobility Report, which the university presented today. The report also analyses the travel plans of citizens over the age of 18 this summer. IE University Mobility Research evaluated the opinions of 4,000 people, surveyed between 13 to 16 July 2021.
A year and a half on from the outbreak of Covid-19, the findings suggest the students eagerness to study abroad during pandemic, with around half of the students surveyed (25% of the total sample) considering studying abroad, with the UK and Spain as the top foreign destinations. Students consider that the experience of studying abroad will benefit them in the future, improving their employability. The main reasons highlighted were the positive impact of immersing oneself and learning a new culture, a new language, and making new friends. These results highlight that, in addition to the growing interest in remote learning methodologies, students value the opportunity of studying abroad with peers from different nationalities to enrich their learning experience.
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The awards are sponsored by CAF, the Latin American development bank, and supported by Iberia, Cinco Días, CNN en español and Casa de América.
Over 150 articles, reports, interviews and other news formats from more than 40 media sources in the region were submitted to this year’s competition, which awards $8,000 in prizes. This year, special consideration has been given to articles on “innovation and technology for the economic development of Ibero-America”, although by no means exclusively.
The jury that will be choosing the winners features journalists from international media organizations such as CNN, as well as members of IE Business School, CAF, the Latin American development bank, and journalists who have won the awards in previous years.
The Ibero-American Economic Journalism Awards have become a benchmark in their field in the region, after eight consecutive years in which over 1,500 articles and 125 media outlets have participated.
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IE University Announces Research Initiative on Policy & Management in the Digital Economy
The new research initiative is a two-year project financially supported by Facebook and independently run by IE University.
A new research initiative at IE University will focus on management in the digital economy and examine its advancement, interaction with public policy, hurdles, and next steps as well as opportunities for study. The IE University Research Initiative on Policy & Management in the Digital Economy is a two-year project financially supported by Facebook and will be led by IE Business School Professor Julio De Castro, Chair of the PhD Program. By bringing together academics, public policy experts, and practitioners, the initiative aims to promote in-depth analysis of the advancements and in the digital economy, as well as the management and guidance of those changes.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has crystalized how quickly technology can impact the economy and society,” says Arturo González, Facebook Director of Advocacy and Research. “Researchers throughout Europe are rapidly expanding the frontier of knowledge about the digital economy, and IE University will ensure policy makers, industry experts, and other researchers are informed about these important state-of-the-art studies.”
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