Call for Proposals

The 2024 Annual Conference Committee invites you to submit a poster proposal by December 6 for the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28–31, 2024. Join international educators from more than 100 nations to foster resilience, renewal, and community. Share your bold ideas and global perspectives!


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest and most diverse nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more interconnected, peaceful world today and for generations to come.

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NAFSA welcomes you to be an essential part of the NAFSA 2024 Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, LA from May 28 – 31, 2024. Showcase your organization or institution at the largest international education exhibition. And, promote your brand through a conference sponsorship.

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Benefits of Membership

Join the largest association serving international educators worldwide.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, critical updates, and resources to professionalize your practice. Members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced international education leaders and peers. Become a member and discover how one year of membership can make a difference.

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International Student Value

NAFSA's latest analysis finds that international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $40.1 billion and supported 368,333 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2022-2023 academic year. Access the International Student Economic Value Tool to view state- and congressional district-level data.


Adviser's Manual 360

The Adviser's Manual 360 is an online, searchable knowledge center of current U.S. laws, policies, and procedures related to international student and scholar immigration and visa issues. License this continuously updated essential resource for you and your staff and enjoy access on any device, anytime.

November 29, 2023 | 1:00 pm

Recognizing Innovation in IE Research

Connecting research and practice in international education is vital. Each year, NAFSA's Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Community (TLS KC) honors an individual's contributions to the knowledge and practice of the field through the Innovative Research in International Education Award . This event will feature a presentation from the 2023 award recipient, Melissa Whatley, PhD , focusing on lessons from her research about equity and access to international education opportunities for students at community colleges [see the November 2023 Trends & Insights article where she further
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December 6 - 8, 2023 | 2:00 pm
Learn essentials, through interactive work with peers, including finance, program evaluation, and staff management in the context of current education abroad best practices. Gain insights from trainers, who currently manage education abroad offices, so that you can understand the challenges you...
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