Annual Conference & Expo

Thank you for joining us in Washington, D.C. at the most diverse and inclusive event attended by international education leaders, learners, and changemakers from more than 100 countries. We united to learn, network, and connect with peers and experts dedicated to "Inspiring an Inclusive Future." Join us at NAFSA 2024 in New Orleans.


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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e-Institute Applications

Applications are now open for the 2022–23 NAFSA Executive Internationalization Leadership e-Institute. Develop critical leadership skills to facilitate the implementation of internationalization strategies at your institute. Faculty experts will link theory to practice. Apply by June 20.

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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.

Join NAFSA for only $199 as a New Member for your first year!

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International Student Value

NAFSA's latest analysis finds that international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities contributed $33.8 billion and supported 335,423 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2021-2022 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.

July 26, 2023 - July 31, 2024 | 12:00 am

NAFSA Executive Internationalization Leadership e-Institute 2023-24

The Executive Leadership e-Institute is presented by the most experienced team of NAFSA Program Faculty—all global campus internationalization experts. Our faculty have managed internationalization initiatives, published extensively, and presented at numerous workshops, forums, and conferences. Participants will be able to link theory to practice. Individualized mentoring and assistance will enable each participant to develop success strategies unique to their needs.
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July 12 - 28, 2023 | 1:30 pm
The NAFSA Management Development Program (MDP) is the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education (IE) professionals. Since its inception, more than 700 IE managers have gained applicable real-world skills that have helped each take their career to the next...
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July 25 - 27, 2023 | 2:00 pm
As the field of education abroad continues to advance, the demands placed on advisers grow. Learn the skills you need to be effective in today’s dynamic education abroad setting. Explore the different roles required of an adviser to be successful. Discuss the advising profession with others in the...
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