Professional Exchanges Programs List

Professional Exchanges

Every year, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China administer a variety of professional exchange programs, including the International Visitor Leadership Program and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship.  These programs give participants an opportunity to obtain knowledge and develop skills in their fields of expertise and establish valuable contacts with U.S. colleagues.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Humphrey Program brings accomplished professionals from developing countries to the U.S. at a mid-point in their careers for a year of non-degree graduate-level study and related practical experience.  For more information on how to apply, please go to (internal website info)

International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

Each year the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China invite 100+ Chinese emerging leaders in government, politics, media, education, business, the environment and other fields to visit the United States for three weeks to meet professional counterparts and experience American society and culture firsthand.