Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI)

The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) are a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational Affairs, with funding provided by the U.S. Government. FIUTS currently hosts two SUSI programs through a partnership with Meridian International Center. Learn more about the FIUTS SUSIs:

SUSI on Civic Engagement with Student Leaders from Southern Africa (winter)

SUSI on Youth, Education, and Closing the Skills Gap with Student Leaders from Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Tunisia (summer)

FIUTS also hosted the SUSI on Journalism and New Media with Student Leaders from South Asia from 2014-2016.

SUSI programs promote a better understanding of the people, institutions, and culture of the United States among international students, teachers, and scholars. Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) are short-term academic programs for groups of undergraduate leaders, educators, and scholars from around the world. Hosted by academic institutions throughout the United States, these 5- to 6-week Institutes include an intensive academic residency and an integrated educational study tour. Extracurricular cultural and community activities help to broaden the participants’ understanding of U.S. society. See more at: