Fall Semester, 2000
The staffs of International Programs and International Services (and their current student workers) speak no fewer than fourteen languages between them: Arabic, English, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Taiwanese and Tamil?or that
There are 1,361 international students currently enrolled at Temple, and these students come from approximately 130 different countries?
Temple Owls are everywhere? Study abroad destinations for Temple undergraduates over the past few years have included Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, and Spain.
The Fox School of Business’ Executive MBA Tokyo Program is the only AACSB-accredited MBA Program in Japan that allows participants to continue their professional careers while completing an MBA program entirely in Japan?
The top ten countries of origin of current international students at Temple are (in descending order) China, India, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Taiwan, Kuwait, France, Nigeria, Ghana?
or thatTemple students in Rome next semester will be joined by students from Amherst, Duke, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, Williams, Yale, and 30 other institutions?
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese attracts the largest number of foreign language students each year. This fall, over 1,300 students were registered for Spanish and/or Portuguese?
Over the past nine years, 22 Temple University students have won prestigious Fulbright scholarships for study and/or research in Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Romania, South Africa, Taiwan and the United Kingdom?
Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, in cooperation with the China University of Political Science and Law, has established the first foreign law degree program approved in China, an innovative LL.M. degree program designed to educate the next generation of Chinese lawyers for international legal practice?
or thatThough foreign students comprise only 3% of America’s total higher education population, they contribute more than $12 billion dollars annually to the U.S. economy in money spent on tuition, living expenses and related costs. According to the Institute of International Education and NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in AY 1999-2000, 20,336 (an increase of 4.46% over the previous academic year) international students contributed $ 581,389,604 to the Commonwealth's economy, an increase of $26,079,453 over the previous academic year?
or thatTemple University’s Critical Languages Center has twenty languages in its course inventory that have been taught at one time or another over the past quarter-century, including Nahuatl (classical Aztec) and Farsi (Persian).The current list of offerings includes Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Modern Greek and Hindi; Japanese is the most popular with 100 students studying Japanese on main campus this semester?
or thatThe Temple in Paris program has been offered every summer for over 50 years, and is one of the longest-running summer programs in Paris?
or thatThe Law School’s study abroad program in Tokyo is the only law school study abroad program in Asia accredited by the American Bar Association?
or thatThis semester’s International MBA group, comprised of students from Australia, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, People's Republic of China, Republic of Georgia, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom (England), United States, and Vietnam, is the most international to date?
or thatTemple University Japan, established in 1982, was the first American branch campus in Japan, and is one of the few remaining?
or thatInternship placements obtained by Temple University London students include MTV- Europe, NBC News London, Nickelodeon, and the Globe Theater?
or thatThe National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs, under Professor John Mean’s leadership, has been headquartered at Temple since 1977. Professor Means is also a founding officer of the National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages, headquartered at the National Foreign Language Center in Washington, D.C.?
or thatFor two consecutive years, a team of Temple University International MBA students has taken first place at the annual MT&T-Dalhousie University International Business Case Competition?
Temple University Rome enrollments have increased by more than 80% over the past ten years?
Well, now you know.