U.S. Department of State - Office of Citizen Exchanges
The Office of Citizen Exchanges (OCE) is part of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The ECA's mission is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchange that assist in the development of peaceful relations. Artists, educators, athletes, students, youth, and rising leaders in the U.S.A. and more than 160 countries around the globe participate in academic, cultural, sports, and professional exchanges.
The Office of Citizen Exchanges gives American and foreign participants the opportunity to gain knowledge and share their expertise and experience through professional, youth, cultural, and sports exchange programs.
Digital Communication Network
Digital Communication Network (DCN) is an international association connecting professionals of the digital age from a variety of backgrounds, in order to generate ideas, tools, and products for media outlets, civil society organizations, businesses, and public authorities.
DCN developed a network of over 3000 professionals from over 30 countries in Europe & Central Asia.
DCN activities are organized at world level and include topics such as: cross-country and cross-sector projects within network, professional exchange programs in the region and the U.S.A., camps, trainings, hackathons, networking events, developing digital tools, media products, and educational materials.
World Learning is a global NGO empowering people and strengthening institutions through education, sustainable development, and exchange programs.
For 85 years, World Learning has worked to create a more peaceful, sustainable, and just world. Our education, development, and exchange programs help people find their voices, connect with their communities, and strengthen the institutions that form the backbone of a democratic society. With our support, these emerging leaders tackle critical global issues like poverty, conflict, and inequality.
All World Learning programs are grounded in five key approaches: experiential learning, leadership development, inclusive practices, innovation, and grants management. We believe in partnering with local experts, organizations, and institutions to find solutions that will truly work for each community. Together, we create the foundations for a better tomorrow.
Today, World Learning Inc. continues to build on its decades of success. The Experiment sends more than 600 American teenagers abroad each summer for life-changing experiences.
RAU is one of the most prestigious private universities in Romania, an elite provider of education and research for students and faculty.In 2015, RAU received the "High Confidence Rating" certification (the best of all possible distinctions) from the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS), full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and registered in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education - EQAR.
The university’s seven schools and approximately 170 staff engaged in teaching, research and a rich array of community activities provide stimulating educational services and training for about 3500 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. RAU closely cooperates with businesses (more than 40 formal partnerships with industry, companies, and banks) and has created and developed different frameworks for a long-term bilateral collaboration in teaching and interdisciplinary research.
The university is member of international academic networks, teaming up with more than 80 universities from Europe, U.S.A. and Asia.
U.S. Embassy in Romanian supports the organization of this event, for the first time in Romania.