Call for Proposals

The 2025 Annual Conference Committee invites you to submit a session, poster, or workshop proposal for the NAFSA 2025 Annual Conference & Expo in San Diego, CA. Unite with international educators from more than 100 nations as we unite to foster purpose, place, and partnership. 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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IE Professional Certificate

The International Education Professional Certificate (IEPC), created in partnership with NAFSA, Times Higher Education, and Common Purpose, is a professional development program tailored specifically for international education professionals worldwide.

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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.

July 16 - 18, 2024 | 2:00 pm

F-1 Student Advising: Intermediate

As a seasoned F-1 Adviser, you have learned that most student advising cases are not as straight forward as they initially seem. This workshop allows you to walk through nuanced situations and learn how to integrate federal regulations with your campus’ own rules to build sound institutional policies that create accurate and consistent advising. Take a deeper dive into student advising through case studies and learn model practices so you can apply them to your own campus.
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July 17, 2024 | 2:00 pm
Peer-to-Peer Perspective
Refresh your knowledge on the basics of study abroad visa advising with NAFSA’s Consular Affairs volunteers. Join a discussion led by the World-at-Large CAL team that will feature case studies of countries spanning from the popular to the nontraditional. This information is designed to assist...
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July 23, 2024 | 6:00 pm
Are you interested in submitting a session, workshop, or poster but don't know where to start? Or, have you submitted a proposal before but didn't get accepted and want to know how to improve for this year? Join the 2025 Annual Conference Committee information session on writing a compelling and...
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July 24, 2024 | 2:00 pm
Peer-to-Peer Perspective
Refresh your knowledge on study abroad visas for Italy with NAFSA’s Consular Affairs volunteers. Join a discussion led by the Italy CAL team focused on model practices for supporting your students as they apply for their study abroad visas to Italy. This information is designed to assist education...
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July 31 - August 1 | 2:00 pm
Discover how the design and administration of these learning opportunities differ from traditional study abroad programs. This workshop covers the essentials for adapting your knowledge set for program design and logistics of research, internship, and service learning abroad programs. Discuss with...
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