Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on international academic study exchange and research mobility programs




COVID-19, Corona, Students, Scholars, Culture


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, international exchange students and mobility researchers are probably the most neglected group within academia. We highlight their challenges within academia and society and we propose solutions towards academic flexibility, mobility preparedness and cultural immersion in host communities.

Author Biography

Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB

Systems Ecology and Resource Management Research Unit
Unité de Recherche Écologie des Systèmes et Gestion des Ressources
Département de Biologie des Organismes
Faculté des Sciences
Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt 50, CPi 264/1, B-1050 Bruxelles, Belgium.
Tel. ++ 32 2 6502137 (Campus de la Plaine, Bureau O3.204)


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How to Cite

Dahdouh-Guebas, F., & Vandebroek, I. (2021). Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on international academic study exchange and research mobility programs. Ethnobiology and Conservation, 10.