Knowledge Communities


Discover new ideas, resources, relevant training and events, as well as the latest news about your particular professional area.

Seek advice or share your thoughts by participating in NAFSA's 11 professional networks sponsored by NAFSA's five knowledge communities.


Education Abroad

The EA KC focusses on the needs of education abroad professionals. The Knowledge Community is led by a team of dedicated professionals from the field.

International Education Leadership

The IEL KC supports senior international officers and other international education leaders who provide the vision and build commitment for comprehensive internationalization.

International Enrollment Management

The IEM KC addresses the needs of professionals working in admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, marketing, credential evaluation, intensive English programs, sponsored program administration, and overseas advising and counseling.

International Student and Scholar Services

The KCISSS provides professional development opportunities for international student and scholar advisers and for those who work or volunteer in campus- and community-based international programming.

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship

The TLS KC focuses on curriculum internationalization, research that informs practice, and intercultural communication and serves faculty, administrators, graduate students/post-docs, researchers, intercultural trainers, cross-cultural counselors, and other professionals in international education.