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Multicultural Resources: Florida Linkage Institutes

Florida Linkage Institutes

"The mission of the Linkage Institutes is to develop and enhance strong economic, educational, research, cultural and social relations with strategic foreign countries. Governed by an agreement each institute serves to promote international ties through:

  • public-private cooperative research & technical assistance
  • bilateral commerce and trade partnerships
  • student and faculty exchange
  • cultural exchange
  • language training
  • equal opportunities to minority students
  • out-of-state tuition exemption


These institutes also operate an Out-of-State Tuition Fee Exemption Program that provides international students attending any of Florida universities or community colleges the opportunity to pay in-state tuition rates."