Global Learning

  • Global Learning in the COIL Environment

    Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) environments integrate global learning concepts into the curricula of students who may be place or time-bound. Learn how students of all types can engage with peers in our upcoming e-seminar.

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  • NAFSA Global Learning Podcast

    In Episode 2 Jon Rubin, founder and former director of the SUNY COIL Center, presents his opinion on why Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is becoming an important element of international education.

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NAFSA recognizes the importance of global learning in meeting the challenges and opportunities of the twenty-first century.

An education grounded in global learning provides a deeper perspective by considering and evaluating our interconnected social, political, and cultural systems and the ways that this interconnectivity affects the necessary collaborative work needed to solve global issues.

Whether you are developing curriculum, co-curricular activities, institutional policy, programs, or research with global learning in mind or are building your own personal understanding of the subject for professional development reasons, NAFSA offers international educators a wide range of programs, networks, and resources focused on global learning to help you reach your specific goals.


NAFSA's Global Learning Offerings

Learning and Development

Engage in programs on how to enhance global learning initiatives.

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Research and Resources

Access essential resources and discussion on global learning.

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Connect with Colleagues

Explore, network, and share with fellow global learners.

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Contact Us

Questions about global learning programs or resources? Contact us.