Learning Opportunities Related to Study Abroad


Upcoming Events

Government Connection: Cuba in Context
April 18, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
Learn what's changed and what hasn't with Cuba regulations and realities on the ground. A representative from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) will join with two university representatives for a panel discussion sharing their experiences developing and implementing study abroad programs in Cuba.

Spanish Visas for Education Abroad Programs
April 24, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
Join members of NAFSA's Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee as they answer your questions live regarding the student visa process for Spain.

Italian Visas for Education Abroad Programs
May 10, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
Join members of NAFSA's Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee on May 10 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT) as they answer your questions live regarding the student visa process for Italy. This Collegial Conversation will help you get the critical information you need for smooth visa processes before the summer rush!

Regulatory Compliance for Education Abroad Risk Management: A NAFSA and URMIA Seminar
May 29, 2017 | Los Angeles, California
This one-day seminar will be held prior to the NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo in Los Angeles, California. 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 Cleary Act, Title IX, and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Recent Events

Creative and Innovative Solutions to Study Abroad Financing
March 15, 2017
This e-Learning Seminar will focus on creative ways to help students overcome financial barriers to study abroad. Expert presenters will discuss a variety of innovative inititatives to facilitate discussions among participants regarding how they can implement new strategies on their campus.

Effective Communication and Planning with Parents
March 2, 2017
This NAFSA e-Learning Seminar will offer a variety of ideas, examples, and resources to use as you review or create a communication strategy that best fits your institution for both urgent or emotionally-charged matters and for more long-term, integrated support.

Representing the United Sates While Abroad: You as the Ambassador
January 31, 2017
Join NAFSA  as we host an International Education Town Hall as part of our series of online forums designed to bring together the international education community in a ti me of uncertainty and change. This town hall will focus on the preparation of students and other travelers as ambassadors of the United States, provide resources and tools to respond to challenging intercultural situations and highlight advocacy tools to help you champion international activities. 

On-Demand e-Learning Seminars


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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