The NAFSA Advantage

Join NAFSA and experience the advantage of increasing your professional effectiveness at every stage of your career.

NAFSA membership provides unmatched access to best-in-class programs, information, and resources. NAFSA members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced leaders and colleagues within international education.

Benefits of NAFSA Membership

  • Engage with NAFSA's nearly 10,000 members by joining our incredibly vibrant and welcoming community online or at NAFSA's Annual Conference & Expo, the largest conference within the international education field, available to members at a significant discount.
  • Access the NAFSA Career Center designed to help you build a powerful international education career, whether you are entering the field or are already an established professional.
  • Take advantage of proven professional learning resources that include publications, e-Learning courses, e-Learning Seminars, workshops, global learning colloquia, and collegial conversations, many available at no cost to members or at a substantial member discount.
  • Join professional knowledge communities that include: Education Abroad; International Education Leadership; International Enrollment Management; International Student and Scholar Services; and Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship.
  • Secure expert information about government regulations and compliance, including regulatory updates and the NAFSA Adviser's Manual; proven practices; and support for your campus internationalization efforts.
  • Discover advocacy and public policy resources that include legislative updates, position papers, grassroots programs, and the annual International Student Economic Value Tool.
  • Stay informed with annual subscriptions to International Educator magazine and, NAFSA's weekly member-only e-newsletter.
  • Keep current on research and trends in international education with the NAFSA Research Connection and the quarterly Trends & Insights columns that highlight issues affecting global learning.
  • Grow your career with comprehensive professional development programs that include the NAFSA Academy for International Education and the NAFSA Management Development Program.

Build your advantage with a NAFSA membership. Continuously enhance your skills, knowledge, and ability to succeed. Do it for yourself and for your institution or organization.

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Become a Member

Regular Dues - $455
Associate Dues - $152

Member Savings

NAFSA members receive significant discounts on all NAFSA products, services and events.

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