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Here’s a New Way to Do Study Abroad During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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With the U.S. and much of the world engulfed in the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions and health risks have threatened to make study abroad difficult, if not impossible.

But that doesn’t mean students won’t still want to learn about other cultures and see how people in other parts of the world approach different issues, such as climate change, income inequality or human rights.

Ideally, students would learn about these things in different cultural contexts by actually going to other countries. But since travel abroad to certain countries is off-limits or discouraged due to

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Here’s a new way to do study abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

<span class="caption">Professors overseas can teach US students about perspectives in other countries. </span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/professor-luisa-ferreira-gives-a-virtual-photojournalism-news-photo/1227419031?adppopup=true" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images">Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images</a></span>
Professors overseas can teach US students about perspectives in other countries. Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

With the U.S. and much of the world engulfed in the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions and health risks have threatened to make study abroad difficult, if not impossible.

But that doesn’t mean students won’t still want to learn about other cultures and see how people in other parts of the world approach different issues, such as climate change, income inequality or human rights.

Ideally, students would learn about these things in different cultural contexts by actually going to other countries. But since travel abroad

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