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Student Mobility Between France and the U.S.: Shaping Sustainable Partnerships and Encouraging Innovative Programs

When: Wednesday, November 16, from 11:30am to 1pm EST.  

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkc-iurTwrEtSV1gP1gj_PtNXzgGNvBQcg  

Over the last three years, global student mobility has changed drastically as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting priorities, financial constraints, and looming geopolitical concerns. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the French Embassy in the United States and the Embassy of the United States of America in France invite you to a webinar to learn about updates related to the new transatlantic landscape, the current state of French-US bilateral exchanges, and how the situation for student and scholar mobility has evolved.  
The session will also highlight new priorities, opportunities for collaboration, tools for identifying partners, and pathways that support the development of innovative programs and sustainable partnerships that support French and U.S. student mobility. 


Welcome introduction by the Cultural Counselor of the Embassy of the U.S. in France: Michael Turner and presentation of the Post-Covid International Education by Higher Education Attaché Vincent Michelot.  

What is the new landscape of Transatlantic student and scholar mobility and what are our priorities? 

Supporting Transatlantic Mobility with Partnership and Capacity-Building  

Moderated by Jody Dixon, AASCU.  

How do we initiate and build sustainable partnerships? How do institutions develop a competitive proposal for the Transatlantic Mobility grant competition? How do we design and build innovative programs for underserved and underrepresented student populations? 

  • Partnership-building: presentation of a NEW online platform - FAAX  

By Education Policy Specialist Fabienne Mollé (U.S. Embassy) 

Learn about FAAX, the new online platform designed to help institutions find partners for student mobility in France and the U.S.  

  • Capacity-building: presentation of the Transatlantic Mobility Program grant competition  

By the French Embassy in the U.S.  

Become familiar with the application cycle and eligibility requirements of the Transatlantic Mobility Program grant competition, while past/current grant recipients share their insight and lessons learned from the development of their proposal.  



Please note that this webinar will be recorded and made publicly available on our website. To ensure that you receive the webinar recording and materials shared, please register