Learning Opportunities Related to Study Abroad


Upcoming Events

Demonstrating Value: Success Strategies for International Education Leaders
November 15, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
International education programs bring quantitative and qualitative benefits to our communities, engage our students in meaningful interactions, and help us learn more about the world in which we must compete and thrive. This NAFSA e-Learning Seminar will give you the tools to communicate the relevance and value of international education with clarity.

Changing U.S. Policy Towards Cuba: Implications for International Educators
November 17, 2017 | To be determined
U.S. policy towards Cuba continues to evolve. New regulations went into effect on November 9, 2017. that impact academic programs in Cuba. Join us for a Government Connection on November 17th to hear from the U.S. State Department and Treasury Department officials.

Successful Collaborations Between Financial Aid and Study Abroad Offices
December 12, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
Financial Aid Offices and Study Abroad Offices work together, everyone wins. This Collegial Conversation will explore what this collaborative relationship looks like on two different campuses and will provide participants with ways to start or enhance such a relationship on their own campus. Join us for this live question and answer event!

Recent Events

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.  This NAFSA e-Learning Seminar will provide tips and insights into selecting partners and working with host communities to ensure both your students and the local community will benefit.

Supporting Students Abroad in a World of Microaggressions
September 28, 2017
This collegial conversation will examine common microaggressions that students have experienced while abroad and allow panelists to share how they, as education abroad professionals, have (or wish they would have) navigated such situations. This session intended to raise general awareness around a topic that isn't always discussed within the context of international education.

Regulatory Compliance for Education Abroad Risk Management: A NAFSA and URMIA Seminar
September 24, 2017
This one-day seminar will be held prior to the URMIA 48th Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Through a framework of case studies, participants will discuss incidents and investigations stemming from obligations under the U.S. law and regulations such as the Clery Act, Title IX, and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Confidentiality Compliance: HIPAA and FERPA for Education Abroad
August 9, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
Education abroad offices need to have strategic policies in place to minimize campus liability without denying partners crucial information regarding student health and safety. Gain clarity on myths and develop a strategy to uphold key privacy laws in the education abroad process.

On-Demand e-Learning Seminars

Recordings of past e-Learning Seminars are available for purchase here.  

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Education Abroad AdvisingEducation Abroad Advising
Education abroad is an evolving field. The adviser is required to support a wide variety of student needs throughout their education abroad experience. This six week, self-paced course guides you through the demands often faced throughout the education abroad cycle, providing you with best practices, and tools to use in your own advising practice.The course is offered on a monthly, rolling basis starting February of 2016. Sign up today!

Short-Term EAMapping Short-Term Education Abroad Programs
An overview of institutional policies and procedures that impact short-term education abroad programs, program models, preparing for emergencies, handling logistics, finances and budgets, preparing students and faculty for the international experience, managing student support, and interaction with campus partners. The course is offered on a monthly, rolling basis. Sign up today!


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