About NAFSA

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA serves the needs of more than 10,000 members and international educators worldwide at more than 4,300 institutions, in 170+ countries.

NAFSA Annual Business Meeting

The 2024 NAFSA Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall took place on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting provided members with an update on the state of the association and an opportunity to ask questions.

NAFSA at 75

Explore the history of NAFSA with interactive features to celebrate 75 years as the world's leading voice for international education and exchange. Embrace the story of its members' collective perspectives, expertise, voices, and values. 

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Mission, Vision, Values

NAFSA believes that international education advances learning and scholarship, fosters understanding and respect among people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and is essential for developing globally competent individuals.

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Leadership and Governance

Meet NAFSA's Board of Directors and senior staff, review the governing documents that guide the association. Get involved as a member leader.

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Awards

NAFSA honors excellence in international education with awards recognizing institutional excellence and individual achievement across the field.

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NAFSA Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows support thought leadership ,research, and scholarship generation in higher education internationalization, global learning, and international affairs.

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For the Media

NAFSA's online newsroom includes NAFSA press releases, official statements, and letters to the editor. Stay connected.

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Simon Award Winners

Meet the seven exemplary U.S. universities and colleges that received a 2024 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.