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Education and Training Services Resource Guide
This 2022 U.S. Commercial Service Education and Training Services Resource Guide is an important tool to assist U.S. institutions with identifying new international market opportunities. The Guide provides a detailed analysis of the education sector in over 62 countries, covering trends, demand, and more.

Education and Training Services Resource Guide

Education and Training Services Resource Guide - 2022

According to the latest data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), education exports ranked 8th among service exports in 2021. During the 2020/2021 academic year the U.S. hosted over 900,000 international students and reported $31.81 billion in education exports, which supported over 306,308 U.S. jobs. U.S. colleges and universities play an important role in helping foreign governments partner with private industry to fulfill vital education and training needs. Pre-pandemic, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report estimates that 8 million students will be studying abroad by 2025. 

Education is an important element of our trade relationships with countries worldwide. Promoting study in the United States strengthens our economic development through innovation, workforce development, and attracting foreign direct investment. There are enormous challenges and opportunities for U.S. international education around the world. In 2019, the Commercial Service launched USA: A Study Destination to assist the U.S. international education industry to compete. In 2022, U.S. international education was included in the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration National Export Strategy. Increasing trade and investment opportunities for U.S. educational institutions and entities is, therefore, a priority at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. 

This 2022 Education and Training Services Resource Guide is an important tool to assist U.S. institutions with identifying new international market opportunities. The Guide provides a detailed analysis of the education sector in 62 countries, covering trends, demand and more. This new edition contains information on digital marketing outreach strategies and scholarships. It also includes comparable market assessments of countries listed as best prospects for U.S. training and educational services to make it easy for institutions to see which markets represent the greatest opportunities for their specific programs. The country assessments are based on the expert observations and market research reports created by U.S. Commercial Service and Industry & Analysis education sector specialists worldwide. For additional information or education market research, please visit https://www.trade.gov/education-industry.
 

Gabriela Zelaya
Global Education Team Leader
Gabriela.Zelaya@trade.gov

The Education & Training Resource Guide - 2022

This 2022 U.S. Commercial Service Education and Training Services Resource Guide includes comparable and individual market assessments of countries listed as best prospects for U.S. training and educational services. The country assessments are based on observations and market research reports created by the U.S. Commercial Service.

Please use the country list below to find information on the education market(s) that your company is targeting.
 

Education & Training Resource Guide: Analysis By Market

Source: Table 3.1 U.S. International Trade in Services, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Preliminary release March 24, 2022 (2021 data will be released June 2022).

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