According to recent data, Open Doors 2008 report on the status of international academic mobility in the U.S., compiled annually by the Institute of International Education New York, studying in the Czech Republic in the 2006–2007 school year, 3,145 American students, representing an annual increase of 10.5 percent.
Czech Republic with the number 15th ranked among all countries in the world, confirming its attractiveness mainly for short-term study of American college students and leadership in the Eastern region. The number of Americans traveling for scholarships in the Republic has grown rapidly since 2000–01. For six years increased by 150 percent.
Hana Ripkova, executive director of the JW Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange between the U.S. and CR data, Open Doors said: „The Czech Republic is very flattering that more U.S. students spend the semester at least annually increasing. It is a pity, however, that only a small proportion of Americans studying at Czech universities. Most American students is coming to their own branches of American universities and programs to U.S. agencies. “
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