Connect & Network

When international education professionals connect, they create powerful communities of learning. NAFSA works to support these communities by providing a wide array of opportunities to share knowledge, build relationships, and advance the profession.

Find the community that is right for you and start building connections that will boost your career and increase your profile in the field.


Network.NAFSA enables international educators to engage, collaborate, and learn from each other online. Members and nonmembers can connect with communities of professional or personal interest, communicate with others in the field, and share professional resources.

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Professional Networks

NAFSA has five Knowledge Communities encompassing a range of competency areas and supporting eleven online professional networks.

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Member Interest Groups

Member Interest Groups (MIGs) unite members and nonmembers that have common interests, similar professional and personal experiences, and those working in similar types of institutions.

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NAFSA Regions

NAFSA members in the United States are organized into 11 geographic regions, providing many opportunities for engagement, professional learning, and leadership.

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NAFSA member volunteers grow professionally and personally as they contribute to the strength of the organization and help advance international education.

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Member Directory

Connect with colleagues through NAFSA’s Member Directory. Search for peers, meet others doing similar work, and build your professional network. 

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