Connect and Grow

Engage and network with fellow international educators at a NAFSA regional conference this fall.


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest 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.

Exhibit at NAFSA 2020

The NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo is the ideal event to share the latest developments and innovative solutions with a fast-growing group of professionals. A global audience ready to learn and engage with your programs, products, and services will be waiting for you in St. Louis, Missouri.

Benefits of Membership

Join NAFSA and experience the advantage of increasing your professional effectiveness at every stage of your career.

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

You Are Welcome Here


NAFSA is pleased to announce our leadership and support of the #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign, which sends the important message that international students and scholars are welcome in the United States.

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 bimonthly 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.

International Educator September October 2019

  September 26, 2019

Pre-departure Orientations for Secondary Schools

Join us on September 26 at 2:00 p.m. EDT for a text-based Q&A session with colleagues from the field. Secondary school pre-departure orientation (PDO) programs have many things in common with university level PDOs. However, additional information needs to be covered as the participants are often minors under the legal age of 18. This mandates that for all intents and purposes they are under the care of the faculty or administrator leading the education abroad experience. Additionally, due to the significance of leading minors out of the country, the audience for the PDO must include not only
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  October 1 - 31, 2019 November 1 - 30, 2019 December 1 - 31, 2019 December 15, 2019 - January 15, 2020

This newly updated four-week, self-guided e-Learning course will lead participants towards developing a comprehensive and nuanced approach to improve their F-1 advising. Through real-world case studies, participants will gain skills to advise international students through the complexities of...
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  October 1 - 31, 2019 November 1 - 30, 2019 December 1 - 31, 2019 December 15, 2019 - January 5, 2020

This four-week, self-paced course provides 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,...
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  October 1 - 31, 2019 November 1 - 30, 2019 December 1 - 31, 2019 December 15, 2019 - January 15, 2020

As a new international student adviser, you need to get up to speed quickly to ensure compliance among F-1 students. This 4-week, self-paced course brings you into the office of a typical university to work with and support their international students. Through six online modules, you will address...
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  October 2, 2019

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT This event will feature immigration attorney Ron Klasko for a discussion of the USCIS Employment Authorization Document (EAD) backlogs and processing delays, the (granted, very limited) remedies for applicants, and possible litigation to force improvements. No government...
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Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

The Bosch Fellow – Professional and Intercultural Experience in Germany will act as a consultant in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany.

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Miami University

This position is primarily responsible for overseeing the Miami University portfolio of customized academic travel programs.

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The Houde Academy

The College and Career Counselor for Early College in Shenzhen, China assists students with college preparation activities, scholarship applications, and more.

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The University Relations Representative for Customized Programs will be responsible for researching and identifying potential partners across the U.S.

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