Impact

Impact

Discover how ECA fosters cross-cultural understanding and supports top talent by viewing visual representations of our continued growth and expansion.

Global Reach, Global Impact

Discover the impact of ECA programs on a global scale. Exchange programs supported by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs have made leaps and bounds in cross-cultural diplomacy, research, leadership, and education.

In as little as two years, the number of ECA exchange program participants rose 25%. ECA program alumni have been honored with prestigious awards like the Pulitzer and Nobel Peace Prizes; while others have gone on to be heads of state, or lead international organizations.

Explore the Facts and Figures, Data, Alumni Achievements, and our Open Doors Reports to see how ECA is building cross-cultural bridges around the globe.

International Exchange Alumni Making A Difference

Around the globe, alumni foster mutual understanding by sharing their talents, knowledge, experience, and time with their community.

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16
Countries
Have cultural property agreements to preserve their heritage
310K
Participants
Approximate number of Fulbright participants