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2023 Institute on Virtual Exchange / Collaborative Online International Learning


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Overview

The AAC&U Institute on Virtual Exchange/Collaborative Online International Learning (VE/COIL) helps higher education institutions develop the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to pursue sustainable VE/COIL partnerships. It offers institutional self-assessment, campus visits, peer networking, and mentored support.

2023-24 Institute in Collaboration with Norwegian Panorama VE/COIL Partnerships Initiative

This year's Institute is held as part of the Norwegian Panorama Virtual Exchange/COIL Partnerships Initiative. This groundbreaking initiative, proudly sponsored by The Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills, fosters connections between higher education institutions in Norway, the United States, and Japan. It brings together nine leading Norwegian universities with counterparts in the US and Japan to develop cutting-edge VE/COIL courses and programs.

With support from AAC&U and the Institute on Innovative Global Education (IIGE) at Kansai University (Japan), 19 institutional teams collaborate from March 2023 to June 2024 to promote mutual understanding and educational collaboration among faculty, staff, and students from the three countries. This initiative creates exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary innovation and global collaboration in digital teaching, research, and learning.

Learn More

To learn more about this groundbreaking initiative and the 2023 Institute, please see the press release issued by AAC&U or click on the links above to explore details about the Institute's Faculty, Curriculum, and Goals. Additionally, you can access the recording and resources from the informational webinar hosted by AAC&U on January 11, 2023.

AAC&U's Virtual Exchange/Collaborative Online International Learning Initiative

The Institute on VE/COIL is integrated into a broader initiative through which AAC&U collaborates with partners and sponsors to co-develop and co-implement innovative VE/COIL projects and programs that serve the global higher education community.