Education Abroad Leadership


Envisioning strategy and policy for education abroad offices.

Upcoming Events

Regulatory Compliance for Education Abroad Risk Management: A NAFSA and URMIA Seminar
Sunday, September 24, 2017
As the number of students abroad increases, risk and education abroad professionals must ensure that their compliance protocols are appropriate for this overseas environment. Through a framework of case studies, participants will discuss incidents and investigations stemming from obligations under the U.S. law and U.S. regulations. This one-day seminar will be held prior to the URMIA 48th Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Confidentiality Compliance: HIPAA and FERPA for Education Abroad
August, 9 2017
Join NAFSA for this upcoming e-Learning Seminar to gain clarity on myths and develop a strategy to uphold key privacy laws in the education abroad process. Register now.

Ethical and Sustainable Service Learning for Education Abroad
October 4, 2017
As the demand for meaningful, service-oriented study abroad experiences rises, so does the potential for ethical missteps. Join NAFSA for this live e-Learning Seminar that will provide tips and insights into selecting partners and working with host communities to ensure both your students and the local community will benefit. Register now.

Past Events

Federal Financial Aid for Education Abroad
June 14, 2017
View NAFSA's virtual Government Connection with a representative from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid who will discuss financial aid regulations for education abroad programs.

Assessing Security Abroad: The New Normal in Western Europe
June 29, 2017
Due to increased inquiries about attacks in recent months, education abroad professionals need to reassess the "new normal" abroad. Hear from representatives of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), the Bureau of Consular Affairs Office of Overseas Citizens Services, and a member of NAFSA's Health and Safety Subcommittee on how to interpret the rise in attacks and assess what your your institution can do to be prepared.

Focus Track for Advanced EA Professionals

The Annual Conference Committee created a special "focus track" featuring critical content for professionals engaged in education abroad strategy and policy. View the tentative details on the 2017 sessions selected for the focus track Icon PDF 16

NAFSA Resources for Advanced Education Abroad Professionals