If the Uni teaches online: Foreign students must leave America

Foreign students will lose their right of residence in the United States of America, if your American universities to switch completely to Online education. The

If the Uni teaches online: Foreign students must leave America

Foreign students will lose their right of residence in the United States of America, if your American universities to switch completely to Online education. The has made it clear to the American Department of Homeland security. Several universities had decided, in the autumn semester of classes entirely online, to hold, to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. One of them is the Harvard University.

Winand von Petersdorff-Campen

Economics correspondent in Washington.

F. A. Z.

The new guidelines, after notice from the homeland security students who want to study with classical higher education Visa (F1) in the United States or study. You will be denied the Visa and the entry. Students who are already enrolled at the institutions concerned, must either leave the country or to a University to change, the duty of Presence in the classroom requires, - stated in the message. Anyone who violates the rules can be deported, clarifies the authority.

The "American Council on Education", the rectors of higher education establishments are organised, spoke of an "appalling decision". The guidelines were donated to confusion, not clarity. Many universities are planning for the start of classes in the fall of hybrid models, the video lessons combined with classroom courses. Such mixed forms of the Department of Homeland security is tolerated only to a certain degree. It also requires the universities that you are documenting each of the foreign students, the teaching workload. If the University decides in the short term, for example following a disease outbreak, originally in the form of classroom seminars provided courses online only, have to leave foreign students in the country.

Around 10,000 German studying in America

Each year, around enrolled a Million foreign students at American Colleges and universities, including approximately 10,000 students from Germany. Most come from China, India, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. For many universities an important economic factor, because they usually pay higher tuition fees than Americans.

Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 19:19

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