Education Team Webinars

How would you like to learn more about the education sector in other countries without leaving your desk? The USDOC presents several webinars throughout the year focusing on a variety of topics in order to inform international education professionals on the best practices for entering or increasing their presence in particular markets.


Recruiting Students from Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time: 11:00am EST
Cost: Free
Contact: Cindy Ma -; Phone: 510-273-7351

Capitalize on these untapped markets

Israel- Has the highest number of students taking the GMAT per capita of any country in the world, providing the seventh largest number of GMAT takers, ahead of France and Germany. In 2013, a total of 25,000 Israelis requested information and showed interest in study programs in the States.

West Bank -Palestinian students, with high English proficiency, represent a distinct opportunity for American suppliers of post-secondary educational services. In 2013, more than 8,000 students in the West Bank & Gaza requested information on studying in the United States from AMIDEAST.

Jordan-Jordan has a population of more than 6.5 million and priority is given to education with a literacy rate of nearly 95.9%. In 2013, over 7,500 Jordanian students requested information and showed interest in study program in the States. The United States remains the top destination for Jordanian students seeking higher education.

Learn more about the markets and the recruitment tour

Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about increasing your presence with students in these dynamic and growing markets. Hear from market experts and ask your questions. You will hear from:

  • Education Specialists with the U.S. Commercial Service
  • Ustudy Recruitment Advisors
  • Public Diplomacy Officer
  • Consular Officer


Here is a listing of our most recent webinars:

  • Kazakhstan Higher Education Market
  • International Student Recruitment in Australia
  • Recruit Europe!
  • International Recruitment in Israel and the West Bank
  • International Student Recruitment in Saudi Arabia
  • International Student Recruitment in Portugal and Spain


Is there a particular topic or country/ies you would like us to focus on? Please let us know what you would be interested in hearing about in the next webinar by contacting Gabriela Zelaya at