January 8, 2012

Following the Arab Spring, Reservations about Studying Abroad in Egypt

From http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/01/fashion/some-reservations-about-study-abroad-programs-in-egypt-after-curfew.html?_r=1

Reservations on Studying in Egypt
December 30, 2011

IN recent years, the Middle East has become an increasingly popular spot for American college students on study-abroad programs, choosing Arab over French or German and the dusty capitals of Damascus and Cairo over Berlin or Madrid.

But in the last few months, as the Arab spring has given way to heightened violence and political instability (not to mention the arrest and detention in November of three American students in Egypt), many students, parents and college administrators are thinking twice about these programs.

Read the full article at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/01/fashion/some-reservations-about-study-abroad-programs-in-egypt-after-curfew.html?_r=1

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