Register for NAFSA 2021

We invite you to register for the all-digital NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo. Join us at the largest and most important virtual event for our global community of international educators to be held June 1-4. Learn, collaborate, and discover solutions as we unite in the spirit of “Designing Our Shared Future.”


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 2021 Expo

Exhibit at our new interactive virtual Expo. Learn, engage, and build new partnerships or nurture existing ones that will shape the future of your institution or organization. Prepare to be amazed and enlightened through your journey at the NAFSA International Education Expo.

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Benefits of Membership

Join the largest association serving international educators worldwide. Achieve success at every stage of your career.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, information, and resources to professionalize your practice. NAFSA members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced leaders and colleagues within international education. 

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NAFSA 2021 Workshops

Choose from 16 special programs designed for both new and experienced practitioners and managers, as well as international education leaders. Register early for these limited-space workshops to be held June 1-3.

NAFSA Adviser's Manual

Adviser's Manual 360

NAFSA Adviser's Manual 360 is the comprehensive source on U.S. immigration policy and procedures impacting educational institutions in the United States, providing information critical to every international student and scholar services office.

International Educator Magazine

International Educator (IE) is the flagship magazine of NAFSA. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

The February issue explores risk management from different angles, including enrollment management, insurance for study abroad programs, and institutional risk appetite and tolerance.

Cover for the February 2021 issue of International Educator
March 18 - 19, 2021

International Credential Evaluation: Secondary-Level Credentials

Take your knowledge beyond the essentials and delve into the key components of secondary-level credentials. You can better assist international students when you have a deeper knowledge of their country’s educational credentials. This workshop provides guided practice of analyzing credentials with expert trainers so that you can feel confident in applying the skills in your institutional context.
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April 15 - 16, 2021
Do you know how to respond when a crisis impacts your study abroad students? In education abroad programming and implementation, staff must be ready to manage a range of crises that may occur. In this workshop, participants will explore ways to assess risk, reduce risk potential, and respond to...
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May 12 - 14, 2021
A must-have training for the new designated school official (DSO) to jump-start their career. The workshop offers new advisers a key foundation for understanding the compliance role of the DSO. Participants will benefit from a solid combination of specific knowledge that can be applied to common...
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June 1 - 4, 2021
The Transformational Event for Every International Educator NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global...
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June 2, 2021
International Higher Education Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean NAFSA welcomes you to join us at the Latin America and Caribbean Forum 2021, a special Signature Program included with registration for the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo. The 2021 Latin America and Caribbean Forum...
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NAFSA: Association of International Educators

The director develops and implements strategies to achieve NAFSA advocacy priorities and strategic plan objectives, as established by the Board of Directors.

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators

This position provides strategic leadership for the design, development, and execution of comprehensive fundraising and revenue-generating programs.

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Colorado School of Mines

The assocatiate director leads and manages a unit that provides immigration advising and visa-related services to the Mines community.

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Wofford College

This position coordinates all faculty-led study abroad programming, serves as an advisor for partner-sponsored and Wofford-administered study abroad, and serves as a risk manager.

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