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Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson U.S. Outreach Coordinator, Asia Exchange

“Student by student, we develop that habit of cooperation, by immersing yourself in someone else’s culture, by sharing your stories and letting them share theirs, by taking the time to get past the stereotypes and misperceptions that too often divide us.” – First Lady Michelle Obama


Originally from Illinois, Mike has lived abroad in Belgium, Finland, and Sweden. He has also traveled extensively around Asia and Europe. As the U.S. Outreach Coordinator for Asia Exchange, Mike’s duties include assisting American students who are interested in studying abroad in Asia and working with their universities.

Articles By Michael Nelson

Why Studying Abroad in Seoul in the Spring is the Best Thing Ever Published 29 Apr 2016

Can we really say that studying abroad in Seoul, South Korea in the spring is the best thing ever? Let’s see if we can convince you with the top five reasons to spend your spring semester in one of the world’s most dynamic capital cities.  1. View the...