Visitors Bureau Hosted 520 People from 90 Nations in 2009
The International Visitors Bureau hosted 520 visitors to UCLA from 90 nations in 2009. Topics of this year's discussions included U.S financial systems, cultural preservation, higher education, minority participation in the political process, religious diversity, substance abuse and affordable housing, among many others.
In 2009 the UCLA International Visitors Bureau (IVB) facilitated meetings, seminars, and campus tours for 520 people from 90 countries with substantial support from the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program.
Housed in the UCLA International Institute, the IVB arranges meetings between international visitors and UCLA faculty, students and staff. Topics of this year's discussions included U.S financial systems, cultural preservation, higher education, minority participation in the political process, religious diversity, substance abuse and affordable housing, among many others.
Countries with the largest numbers of official visitors to UCLA in 2009 were China (133), India (23), Thailand (23), Iran (21) and South Korea (20).
Below are the figures of visitors the IVB received this year sorted by nationality. (Members of multinational delegations have also been sorted by country).
|El Salvador||1||South Africa||9|
|Ireland||1||United Arab Emirates||2|
|Korea, South||20||West Bank||6|
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009