Education Abroad Leadership


Envisioning strategy and policy for education abroad offices.

Focus Track for Advanced EA Professionals

As you plan your partner meetings for the NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, set aside mornings on Wednesday through Friday until 11:15 a.m. for your professional development. Use this scheduling tip now to make sure you have the time to attend the sessions that will be most relevant to you. The "focus track" for advanced education abroad professionals features critical content for those engaged in education abroad strategy and policy.

Upcoming Events

Responding to Mental Health Issues in International Education
February 13, 2018
Explore techniques and resources to support students with mental health challenges.

Education Abroad Regulatory Summit
March 21, 2018
Gain insights from government officials about the most pressing regulatory issues for Education Abroad. Panel discussions will cover Title IX, Clery, Cuba, Financial Aid, and Travel Advisories. Register now for this one-day in-person event.

Past Events

Government Connection: Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging
January 23, 2018
International safety and security for students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad is a top priority for all U.S. collages and universities many of whom base their programming and travel policies on safety information issued by the U.S. Department of State. With the announcement of a new leveled Travel Advisory system, institutions across the United States may need to review and revise their travel policies.

Successful Collaborations Between Financial Aid and Study Abroad Offices
December 12, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. EDT
When Financial Aid Offices and Study Abroad Offices work together, everyone wins. This Collegial Conversation explored what this collaborative relationship looks like on two different campuses and will provide participants with ways to start or enhance such a relationship on their own campus.

NAFSA Resources for Advanced Education Abroad Professionals